River Forest has a general population of 11,635 and an overall student population of 8,958. Approximately 5,049 of River Forest's students are enrolled in schools that offer sports management programs.
River Forest's largest sports management school is Concordia University. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Sports Management program at Concordia University.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in sports management in River Forest in 2010. In 2009 tuition at sports management schools in River Forest was $23,455 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for sports management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,700 per year, on average, for room and board at River Forest-based sports management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,355.
Many sports management graduates choose to work as sports managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in River Forest, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 90,860 sports managers in Illinois. Of these sports managers, 30,290 were working in the greater River Forest area. The number of sports managers in River Forest 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 River Forest is $89,200 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for sports managers.