With an overall population of 650,100 and a student population of 48,230, approximately 21,424 of Memphis students attend one of Memphis's schools that offer sports management programs.
Memphis's largest sports management school is University of Memphis. In 2010, University of Memphis graduated approximately 41 students from its sports management program.
In 2010, 41 students graduated with a sports management degree in Memphis. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,409 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Memphis sports management schools was an average of $32,129 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for sports management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Memphis-based sports management schools, you will have an added expense of $5,870 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,059.
After graduating with your credentials in sports management, if you decide to work as a sports manager in Memphis, your job prospects are not very good. There were 17,610 sports managers working in Tennessee and 1,600 working in the greater Memphis area in 2010. The number of sports managers in Memphis is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sports managers.
As a sports manager in Memphis, you can expect to make an average salary of $98,800 per year. This is higher than the average salary for sports managers in the state.