Hays has a total population of 20,013 and a student population of 11,350. Of these students, 11,308 are enrolled in schools that offer sports medicine programs.
Of the 1 sports medicine schools in Hays, the largest sports medicine school, by student population, is Fort Hays State University. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Sports Medicine program at Fort Hays State University.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a sports medicine degree from one of Hays's sports medicine schools. If you decide to attend one of Hays's sports medicine schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,674 per year in instate tuition and $22,827 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $840 for sports medicine related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,560 per year, on average, for room and board at Hays-based sports medicine schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,114.
Many sports medicine graduates choose to work as sports medicine professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hays, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,920 sports medicine professionals in Kansas, 1,460 were working in the greater Hays area. By the year 2018, the number of sports medicine professionals is expected to increase by 28% in Hays. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for sports medicine professionals.
As a sports medicine professional in Hays, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,380 per year. This is lower than the average salary for sports medicine professionals in the state.