Emporia has a general population of 26,760 and an overall student population of 6,920. Approximately 6,314 of Emporia's students are enrolled in schools that offer sports medicine programs.
The largest sports medicine school in Emporia, by student population, is Emporia State University. In 2010, Emporia State University graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in sports medicine.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a sports medicine degree from one of Emporia's sports medicine schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,372 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Emporia sports medicine schools was an average of $24,576 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for sports medicine related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,146 per year, on average, for room and board at Emporia-based sports medicine schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Emporia after graduating from sports medicine school, you should know that job prospects for sports medicine professionals in Emporia, which is the most popular sports medicine profession, 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 Emporia area. The government projects that the number of sports medicine professionals in Emporia 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 Emporia is $18,380 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for sports medicine professionals.