Arlington has a total population of 332,969 and a student population of 31,556. Of these students, 28,085 are enrolled in schools that offer sports medicine programs.
Arlington's largest sports medicine school is The University of Texas at Arlington. In 2010, The University of Texas at Arlington graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in sports medicine.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a sports medicine degree from one of Arlington's sports medicine schools. Tuition in 2009 at Arlington's sports medicine schools was $19,181 per year for instate students and $25,829 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $908 for sports medicine related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,097 per year, on average, for room and board at Arlington-based sports medicine schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,084.
If you decide to work as a sports medicine professional in Arlington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 11,860 sports medicine professionals in Texas, 1,200 were working in the greater Arlington area. The government projects that the number of sports medicine professionals in Arlington will increase by 30% 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 Arlington is $27,560 per year, which is the same as the average for sports medicine professionals state-wide.