Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for a sports management degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,823 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

17% above average compared to other degrees

$ 23,591 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

17% above average compared to other degrees

$ 29,209 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

10% below average compared to other degrees

What do sports management graduates earn?

Sports management students make an average of $51,776 per year after graduation. This is 22% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 51,776 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 16% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular sports management schools in the US

There are 916 schools in the US that offer a sports management degree. The sports management schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, The University of Texas at Austin and Ohio State University-Main Campus. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in sports management per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$14,826
The University of Texas at Austin$10,398
Ohio State University-Main Campus$10,592
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities$14,417
University of Massachusetts-Amherst$15,411
Columbia University in the City of New York$57,208
University of Central Florida$6,368
Northwestern University$52,678
Baylor University$43,790
Texas A & M University-College Station$11,234

Top US schools for a sports management degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering sports management degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Columbia University in the City of New York7%$57,208
Northwestern University9%$52,678
Georgetown University16%$52,300
Rice University16%$45,608
Alice Lloyd College26%$11,550
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor27%$14,826
Southwestern Assemblies of God University28%$19,994
Columbia International University28%$22,390
Ohio Valley University29%$21,250
Liberty University30%$21,310

Cheapest US schools for a sports management degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a sports management degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Haskell Indian Nations University$480
Sacramento City College$1,104
Fullerton College$1,138
Cypress College$1,140
Santa Monica College$1,142
Chaffey College$1,170
Mission College$1,189
Luna Community College$1,298
Diablo Valley College$1,312
Saddleback College$1,328

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