Ohio contains 43 schools that offer sports programs. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking sports school in OH, has a total student population of 55,014 and is the 33rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 43 sports schools in Ohio, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Xavier University comes out as the most expensive ($25,507/yr), with Lorain County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,528/yr.
Sports students from Ohio schools who go on to become professional athletes, athletes, coaches, sports professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,620 people working as athletes and sports competitors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,950. Also, Umpires, referees, and other sports officials make on average $28,490 per year and there are about 14,860 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Ohio alone, there are 360 employed umpires, referees, and other sports officials earning an average yearly salary of $32,620. Athletes and sports competitors in this state earn $52,330/yr and there are 360 employed.
Also, within the sports schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from sports, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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