Utah contains seven schools that offer sports programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking sports school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 sports schools in Utah, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eagle Gate College comes out as the most expensive ($21,696/yr), with Southern Utah University as the lowest recorded at only $9,860/yr.
Sports students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 460 employed umpires, referees, and other sports officials earning an average yearly salary of $20,560. Athletes and sports competitors in this state earn $67,510/yr and there are 90 employed.
Also, within the sports schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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