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Outdoor Education at Black Hills State University

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Outdoor Education at Black Hills State University

The Outdoor Education major is part of the parks, recreation, leisure, & fitness studies program at Black Hills State University.

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. Also, learn how BHSU ranks among other schools offering degrees in outdoor ed.

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Outdoor Education Degrees Available at BHSU

BHSU Outdoor Ed Rankings

The bachelor's program at BHSU was ranked #8 on College Factual's Best Schools for outdoor ed list. It is also ranked #1 in South Dakota.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Outdoor Education 1
Best Outdoor Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 5
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Outdoor Education 5
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Outdoor Education 11

Popularity of Outdoor Ed at BHSU

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Black Hills State University handed out 11 bachelor's degrees in outdoor education. Due to this, the school was ranked #5 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 57% over the previous year when 7 degrees were handed out.

BHSU Outdoor Ed Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the outdoor ed majors at Black Hills State University.

BHSU Outdoor Education Bachelor’s Program

Of the 11 outdoor ed students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2019-2020 from BHSU, about 64% were men and 36% were women.

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The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at BHSU are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 91% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Black Hills State University with a bachelor's in outdoor ed.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 10
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Health & Physical Education 33

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