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Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies at University of Nevada - Las Vegas

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, and more. In addition, we cover how UNLV ranks in comparison to other schools with parks and rec programs.

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Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Degrees Available at UNLV

UNLV Parks & Rec Rankings

The bachelor's program at UNLV was ranked #181 on College Factual's Best Schools for parks and rec list. It is also ranked #1 in Nevada.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 27
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 40
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 41
Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Doctor’s Degree Schools 43
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 44
Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 164
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 201
Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Master’s Degree Schools 221
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 223
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 301
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 312
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 332

Popularity of Parks & Rec at UNLV

During the 2019-2020 academic year, University of Nevada - Las Vegas handed out 265 bachelor's degrees in parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies. Due to this, the school was ranked #50 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 11% over the previous year when 239 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 12 students received their master’s degree in parks and rec from UNLV. This makes it the #208 most popular school for parks and rec master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 2 students received their doctoral degrees in parks and rec in 2020, making the school the #46 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

UNLV Parks & Rec Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the parks and rec majors at University of Nevada - Las Vegas.

UNLV Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Bachelor’s Program

Of the 265 parks and rec students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2019-2020 from UNLV, about 38% were men and 62% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Nevada - Las Vegas with a bachelor's in parks and rec.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 58
Black or African American 24
Hispanic or Latino 55
White 79
Non-Resident Aliens 6
Other Races 43

UNLV Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Master’s Program

All of the 4 students who graduated with a Master’s in parks and rec from UNLV in 2020 were women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at UNLV are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 75% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Nevada - Las Vegas with a master's in parks and rec.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 3
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Parks & Rec Majors

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Health & Physical Education 271

Majors Similar to Parks & Rec

Related Major Annual Graduates
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 277
Public Administration & Social Service 233
Legal Professions 129

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