With an overall population of 122,377 and a student population of 7,643, approximately 6,652 of Topeka students attend one of Topeka's schools that offer sports medicine programs.
Of the 1 sports medicine schools in Topeka, the largest sports medicine school, by student population, is Washburn University. In 2010, Washburn University graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in sports medicine.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a sports medicine degree in Topeka. Tuition in 2009 at Topeka's sports medicine schools was $18,353 per year for instate students and $26,003 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for sports medicine related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Topeka-based sports medicine schools, you will have an added expense of $5,792 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,561.
After graduating with your credentials in sports medicine, if you decide to work as a sports medicine professional in Topeka, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,920 sports medicine professionals in Kansas, 290 were working in the greater Topeka area. The number of sports medicine professionals in Topeka is expected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for sports medicine professionals.
As a sports medicine professional in Topeka, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,310 per year. This is lower than the average salary for sports medicine professionals in the state.