Corpus Christi, TX (population: 296,937) has one sports school within its city limits. Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has a total student population of 9,468. It is the 3874th highest ranked school in the USA and the 203rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Sports students from Corpus Christi 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.
Corpus Christi lies in Nueces county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Corpus Christi area has 177,750 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $16.93/hr average worker wage, and a $35,210 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi ends up costing a student $10,808/yr.