With an overall population of 197,790 and a student population of 51,657, approximately 32,172 of Richmond students attend one of Richmond's schools that offer sports management programs.
Richmond's largest sports management school is Virginia Commonwealth University. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Sports Management program at Virginia Commonwealth University.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a sports management degree from one of Richmond's sports management schools. Tuition in 2009 at Richmond's sports management schools was $23,731 per year for instate students and $37,365 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,474 for sports management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,335 per year, on average, for room and board at Richmond-based sports management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,771.
After graduating with your credentials in sports management, if you decide to work as a sports manager in Richmond, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 53 sports managers in Virginia were working in the greater Richmond area. Richmond's sports manager workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for sports managers.
As a sports manager in Richmond, you can expect to make an average salary of $93,580 per year. This is higher than the average salary for sports managers in the state.