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Health & Physical Education at Harding University

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Health & Physical Education at Harding University

Health & Physical Education is one of the majors in the parks, recreation, leisure, & fitness studies program at Harding University.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. We've also included details on how Harding ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in phys ed.

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Health & Physical Education Degrees Available at Harding

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Phys Ed

Harding Phys Ed Rankings

The bachelor's program at Harding was ranked #175 on College Factual's Best Schools for phys ed list. It is also ranked #2 in Arkansas.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Health & Physical Education 9
Highest Paid Health & Physical Education Graduates 91
Best Colleges for Health & Physical Education 175
Most Focused Colleges for Health & Physical Education 344

Popularity of Phys Ed at Harding

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Harding University handed out 46 bachelor's degrees in health and physical education. Due to this, the school was ranked #241 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 12% over the previous year when 52 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Phys Ed Graduates from Harding Make?

Salary of Phys Ed Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Phys Ed majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Harding go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $22,800 a year. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $28,000 for all phys ed students.


How Much Student Debt Do Phys Ed Graduates from Harding Have?

Student Debt of Phys Ed Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Harding, phys ed students borrow a median amount of $27,000 in student loans. This is higher than the the typical median of $25,000 for all phys ed majors across the country.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the phys ed program at Harding is $280 per month.

Phys Ed Student Diversity at Harding

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the phys ed majors at Harding University.

Harding Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 46 phys ed majors earned their bachelor's degree from Harding. Of these graduates, 50% were men and 50% were women.

Harding Gender Breakdown of Health & Physical Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Harding are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 87% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Harding University with a bachelor's in phys ed.

Ethnic Diversity of Health & Physical Education Majors at Harding University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 40
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 2

Areas of Concentration for Phys Ed

Health and Physical Education students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Exercise Science 42
Sports Management 4


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