Should college and university athletes be paid for their sport (General…
Should college and university athletes be paid for their sport
College and university athletes should be paid for playing sports because once they are out of college they won't be in major debt, the student-athletes who get paid could help them pay for the cost of classes and supplies, it also would motivate more people to go to college to play sports.
2% of college NCAA players go pro
480,000 people play in the NCAA
College athletes do not get paid
"A new survey finds that 60% of incoming college football players support unions for college athletes."
Nearly 480,000 compete in college sports
Division III schools, with more than 190,000 student-athletes, do not offer athletically related financial
aid, but most student-athletes receive some form of academic grant or need-based scholarship.
14,500$ is spent each year on classes, and student-athletes getting paid can make them focus more on being a student without having to get a time-consuming job
Student-athletes getting paid would make them not have to get a job outside of college to pay for college supplies every year
In college and university textbooks can cost over 1000$ and without a proper job they will go in debt; so paying student-athletes can help them get textbooks without having to worry about monetary issues
With the average cost of college at 16,800$, a year, athletes getting paid would relieve the stress of having a job
If college or university athletes got paid they would have more free time because they would not have a job. They would be able to use that extra free time for studying and or practising.
Lots of the people who played HS sports and did not get a scholarship will go to college for a job and get a degree, paying for the supplies and school while pursuing information.
2% of HS sports players get scholarships while most do not; those people who don't get scholarships might not try to get into college for the academic aspect. because they can't afford it but if college or university athletes got paid it would bring those people in to college and college sports; giving them an education and letting them play their dream sport.
Getting paid also inspires people to try their best
Getting paid as a college athlete will help them provide for themselves and get money for the point stated above
College scholarships can sometimes not pay for your student loans making the sport less beneficial
In college and university, it is hard to get money because they have no Ph.D. or degree in anything making it hard to get a good job
Athletes who are in debt might struggle to get out of it because only 2% go pro and the rest end up in normal jobs that pay less making debt more of an impact for them.
College athletes should be paid through the proof provided and them getting paid would help with once they are out of college so they won't be in major debt because 98% of people do not go pro, the student-athletes who get paid could help them pay for the cost of classes and supplies, it also would motivate more people to go to college to play sports.