With an overall population of 29,287 and a student population of 27,527, approximately 6,894 of Ithaca students attend one of Ithaca's schools that offer sports management programs.
The largest sports management school in Ithaca, by student population, is Ithaca College. In 2010, Ithaca College graduated approximately 39 students with credentials in sports management.
A total of 39 students graduated with credentials in sports management from sports management schools in Ithaca in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $32,060 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a sports management program in Ithaca. And if you live on campus at one of the Ithaca-based sports management schools, you will have an added expense of $11,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many sports management graduates choose to work as sports managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ithaca, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 35,060 sports managers in New York. Of these sports managers, 80 were working in the greater Ithaca area. The number of sports managers in Ithaca is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sports managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a sports manager in Ithaca is $64,820 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for sports managers.