Manhattan has a total population of 44,831 and a student population of 24,547. Of these students, 23,581 are enrolled in schools that offer sports medicine programs.
The largest sports medicine school in Manhattan, by student population, is Kansas State University. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Kansas State University with credentials in sports medicine.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a sports medicine degree in Manhattan. If you decide to attend one of Manhattan's sports medicine schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,399 per year in instate tuition and $29,106 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,195 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a sports medicine program in Manhattan. And if you live on campus at one of the Manhattan-based sports medicine schools, you will have an added expense of $6,752 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,647.
If you plan on staying in Manhattan after graduating from sports medicine school, you should know that job prospects for sports medicine professionals in Manhattan, 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, 140 were working in the greater Manhattan area. The number of sports medicine professionals in Manhattan is expected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Manhattan is $17,490 per year, which is lower than the average for sports medicine professionals state-wide.