Atchison has a total population of 10,232 and a student population of 1,877. Of these students, 1,877 are enrolled in schools that offer sports medicine programs.
Benedictine College is the largest sports medicine school in Atchison, based on student population. In 2010, Benedictine College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in sports medicine.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a sports medicine degree in Atchison. In 2009 tuition at sports medicine schools in Atchison was $19,500 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,400 for sports medicine related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,575 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many sports medicine graduates choose to work as sports medicine professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Atchison, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 3,920 sports medicine professionals in Kansas. Of these sports medicine professionals, 1,460 were working in the greater Atchison area. The government projects that the number of sports medicine professionals in Atchison will increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Atchison is $18,380 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for sports medicine professionals.