Grand Junction has a general population of 41,986 and an overall student population of 7,859. Approximately 7,042 of Grand Junction's students are enrolled in schools that offer sports management programs.
Mesa State College is the largest sports management school in Grand Junction, based on student population. In 2010, Mesa State College graduated approximately 26 students with credentials in sports management.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a sports management degree in Grand Junction. In 2009 tuition at sports management schools in Grand Junction was $5,338 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,748 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a sports management program in Grand Junction. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,507 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Grand Junction after graduating from sports management school, you should know that job prospects for sports managers in Grand Junction, which is the most popular sports management profession, are average. In 2010, there were 16,550 sports managers in Colorado. Of these sports managers, 100 were working in the greater Grand Junction area. The government projects that the number of sports managers in Grand Junction will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for sports managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a sports manager in Grand Junction is $85,880 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for sports managers.