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

1 College
161 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,357 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 MaineParks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies is the #15 most popular major in Maine with 161 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 54,385 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.3% were from a college or university 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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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Parks & Rec Schools for Non-Traditional Students list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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

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

Saint Joseph's College of Maine tops the 2021 list of our schools in Maine that are best for non-traditional parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies students. Saint Joseph's Maine is a small private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Standish. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Saint Joseph's Maine has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies in Maine ranking.

The student loan default rate at Saint Joseph’s Maine is lower than is typical, just 3.3% of students default in three years. 1,004 of Saint Joseph’s Maine students are attending part time. Saint Joseph’s Maine does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 145
Rhode Island 309
Massachusetts 904
New Hampshire 428
Connecticut 234

Parks & Rec Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Health & Physical Education 142
Recreation Administration 12
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 10
Outdoor Education 4

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Public Administration & Social Service 598
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 276
Legal Professions 103

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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.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to NPS Photo/Zurbuch.

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