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2021 Best Value Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies in Nevada

1 College
239 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,676 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies School for You

Best Value Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies in NevadaWith 239 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies is the #11 most popular major in Nevada. This means that 0.4% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. Instead, we are looking at those parks and rec schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Parks & Rec Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Value Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies School in Nevada

Check out the parks and rec programs at this school if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies School

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Nevada - Las Vegas. UNLV is a fairly large public school located in the city of Las Vegas. UNLV also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies in Nevada rankings.

It takes the average student at UNLV about 4.9 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $29,676. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UNLV is about $146,303. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 6,037
Washington 497
Hawaii 238
Oregon 620
Alaska 33

Parks & Rec Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Health & Physical Education 239

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 338
Public Administration & Social Service 186

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to NPS Photo/Zurbuch.

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