Athens has a general population of 100,266 and an overall student population of 40,242. Approximately 34,885 of Athens's students are enrolled in schools that offer sports management programs.
Of the 1 sports management schools in Athens, the largest sports management school, by student population, is University of Georgia. In 2010, University of Georgia graduated approximately 59 students with credentials in sports management.
In 2010, 59 students graduated with a sports management degree from one of Athens's sports management schools. If you decide to attend one of Athens's sports management schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,000 per year in instate tuition and $36,210 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $960 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a sports management program in Athens. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,046 per year, on average, for room and board at Athens-based sports management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Athens after graduating from sports management school, you should know that job prospects for sports managers in Athens, which is the most popular sports management profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 93 sports managers in Georgia were working in the greater Athens area. The number of sports managers in Athens is expected to increase by 8% 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 Athens is $115,620 per year, which is higher than the average for sports managers state-wide.