With an overall population of 7,032 and a student population of 710, approximately 710 of Elkins students attend one of Elkins's schools that offer sports management programs.
Elkins's largest sports management school is Davis & Elkins College. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Davis & Elkins College with credentials in sports management.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a sports management degree in Elkins. In 2009 tuition at sports management schools in Elkins was $19,800 per year, on average.
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 Elkins. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,450 per year, on average, for room and board at Elkins-based sports management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,000.
After graduating with your credentials in sports management, if you decide to work as a sports manager in Elkins, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,120 sports managers in West Virginia, 200 were working in the greater Elkins area. The government projects that the number of sports managers in Elkins will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sports managers.
As a sports manager in Elkins, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,740 per year. This is lower than the average salary for sports managers in the state.