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

1 College
239 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,676 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 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.

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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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Parks & Rec Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies School for Non-Traditional Students in Nevada

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

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

University of Nevada - Las Vegas has taken the #1 spot in this year's parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies ranking for non-traditional students. UNLV is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Las Vegas. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UNLV, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies in Nevada ranking.

The student loan default rate at UNLV is lower than is typical, just 6.5% of students default in three years. There are approximately 11,188 students at UNLV that take at least one class online. 8,916 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
Hawaii 238
Oregon 620
Alaska 33

Parks & Rec Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Health & Physical Education 253
Outdoor Education 13
Recreation Administration 8

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 644
Public Administration & Social Service 447
Legal Professions 197

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top school 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.
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