With an overall population of 2,642 and a student population of 722, approximately 722 of Sterling students attend one of Sterling's schools that offer sports medicine programs.
Sterling College is the largest sports medicine school in Sterling, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Sports Medicine program at Sterling College.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in sports medicine in Sterling in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $750 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a sports medicine program in Sterling. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,430 per year, on average, for room and board at Sterling-based sports medicine schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Sterling after graduating from sports medicine school, you should know that job prospects for sports medicine professionals in Sterling, 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 Sterling area. The government projects that the number of sports medicine professionals in Sterling will 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 Sterling is $18,380 per year, which is lower than the average for sports medicine professionals state-wide.