With an overall population of 18,558 and a student population of 12,679, approximately 12,679 of Macomb students attend one of Macomb's schools that offer sports management programs.
Western Illinois University is the largest sports management school in Macomb, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 26 students graduated from the Sports Management program at Western Illinois University.
A reported 26 students graduated with credentials in sports management in Macomb in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Macomb's sports management schools was $21,692 per year for instate students and $25,081 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for sports management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,642 per year, on average, for room and board at Macomb-based sports management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in sports management, if you decide to work as a sports manager in Macomb, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 90,860 sports managers in Illinois. Of these sports managers, 710 were working in the greater Macomb area. The number of sports managers in Macomb is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for sports managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a sports manager in Macomb is $54,920 per year, which is lower than the average for sports managers state-wide.