Keene has a total population of 22,563 and a student population of 6,292. Of these students, 5,356 are enrolled in schools that offer sports medicine programs.
Keene State College is the largest sports medicine school in Keene, based on student population. In 2010, Keene State College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in sports medicine.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a sports medicine degree in Keene. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,428 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Keene sports medicine schools was an average of $28,598 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for sports medicine related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Keene-based sports medicine schools, you will have an added expense of $8,444 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,184.
If you plan on staying in Keene after graduating from sports medicine school, you should know that job prospects for sports medicine professionals in Keene, which is the most popular sports medicine profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,210 sports medicine professionals in New Hampshire, 80 were working in the greater Keene area. The government projects that the number of sports medicine professionals in Keene will increase by 29% 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 Keene is $71,510 per year, which is higher than the average for sports medicine professionals state-wide.