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2021 Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Hawaii

2 Colleges
238 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,241 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in HawaiiParks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies is one of the most popular subjects to study in Hawaii. With 238 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 9th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that 0.4% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Hawaii ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in parks and rec. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies program at the school. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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The parks and rec school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Parks & Rec Schools for Non-Traditional Students.

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2021 Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Hawaii

The following schools top our list of the Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of Hawaii at Manoa tops the 2021 list of our schools in Hawaii that are best for non-traditional parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies students. Located in the city of Honolulu, UH Manoa is a public college with a fairly large student population. UH Manoa not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies in Hawaii list.

About 4.4% of UH Manoa students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 2,177 students take at least one class online at UH Manoa. 4,381 of UH Manoa students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Hawaii at Hilo comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. UH Hilo is a small public school located in the town of Hilo. UH Hilo also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies in Hawaii rankings.

About 6.1% of UH Hilo students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 809 students take at least one class online at UH Hilo. 762 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Colleges in the Far Western US Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
California 6,037
Washington 497
Oregon 620
Alaska 33
Nevada 239

Parks & Rec Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Health & Physical Education 252

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Public Administration & Social Service 394
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 272
Legal Professions 103

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to NPS Photo/Zurbuch.

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