Troy has a total population of 13,935 and a student population of 29,328. Of these students, 29,328 are enrolled in schools that offer sports medicine programs.
Troy University is the largest sports medicine school in Troy, based on student population. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Troy University with credentials in sports medicine.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a sports medicine degree in Troy. If you decide to attend one of Troy's sports medicine schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,835 per year in instate tuition and $19,467 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,062 for sports medicine related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,441 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,558.
Many sports medicine graduates choose to work as sports medicine professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Troy, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 22 sports medicine professionals in Alabama were working in the greater Troy area. The government projects that the number of sports medicine professionals in Troy will increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for sports medicine professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a sports medicine professional in Troy is $23,520 per year, which is the same as the average for sports medicine professionals state-wide.