With an overall population of 9,143 and a student population of 3,716, approximately 3,716 of Bolivar students attend one of Bolivar's schools that offer sports medicine programs.
Of the 1 sports medicine schools in Bolivar, the largest sports medicine school, by student population, is Southwest Baptist University. In 2010, Southwest Baptist University graduated approximately 10 students from its sports medicine program.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in sports medicine from sports medicine schools in Bolivar in 2010. In 2009 tuition at sports medicine schools in Bolivar was $16,530 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for sports medicine related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,470 per year, on average, for room and board at Bolivar-based sports medicine schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,530.
Many sports medicine graduates choose to work as sports medicine professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bolivar, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,240 sports medicine professionals in Missouri. Of these sports medicine professionals, 430 were working in the greater Bolivar area. The number of sports medicine professionals in Bolivar is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sports medicine professionals.
As a sports medicine professional in Bolivar, you can expect to make an average salary of $79,630 per year. This is higher than the average salary for sports medicine professionals in the state.