Forth Worth, TX has ten sports schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Texas Christian University, the highest ranked school in this group with a sports program, has a total student population of 8,853. It is the 142nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Sports students from Forth Worth 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.
Of the 10 sports schools with a 100-mile radius of Forth Worth, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baylor University comes out as the most expensive ($26,444/yr) for sports students, with Texas A & M University-Commerce as the lowest, reported at only $9,018/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Forth Worth|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||11.0 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||17.7 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||25.0 miles|