Oklahoma contains fourteen schools that offer sports programs. Oklahoma Christian University, the highest-ranking sports school in OK, has a total student population of 2,171 and is the 351st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 sports schools in Oklahoma, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Tulsa comes out as the most expensive ($20,686/yr), with Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College as the lowest recorded at only $5,382/yr.
Sports students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 120 employed umpires, referees, and other sports officials earning an average yearly salary of $32,180. Athletes and sports competitors in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the sports schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from sports, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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