Oregon contains six schools that offer sports programs. Linfield College, the highest-ranking sports school in OR, has a total student population of 1,678 and is the 251st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 sports schools in Oregon, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George Fox University comes out as the most expensive ($23,628/yr), with Lane Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,953/yr.
Sports students from Oregon 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.
Also, within the sports schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from sports, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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