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Bluffton University BS in Health & Physical Education

Health & Physical Education is a major offered under the parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies program of study at Bluffton University. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the bachelor’s degree program in phys ed, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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Rankings for the Bluffton BS in Phys Ed

#240 in the U.S
#14 in Ohio

If you're having trouble deciding which school is best for you, you may want to check out our many college rankings. The bachelor's program at Bluffton was ranked #240 on College Factual's Best Schools for phys ed list. It is also ranked #14 in Ohio.

Here are some of the other rankings for Bluffton.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 48
Most Focused Colleges for Health & Physical Education 61
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 225
Best Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 225
Best Health & Physical Education Schools 240
Best Value Colleges for Health & Physical Education 240
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 512
Most Popular Colleges for Health & Physical Education 631

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Phys Ed from Bluffton Cost?

$34,502 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)
$31,000 Average Student Debt

Bluffton Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time undergraduate tuition at Bluffton was $1,415 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students. The average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $33,952 $33,952
Fees $550 $550
Books and Supplies $1,400 $1,400
On Campus Room and Board $11,346 $11,346
On Campus Other Expenses $2,600 $2,600

Learn more about Bluffton tuition and fees.

Bluffton Phys Ed BS Student Debt

You may also want to consider how much in student loans you’ll need when thinking about the overall cost to attend a school. Phys Ed students who received their bachelor’s degree at Bluffton took out an average of $31,000 in student loans. That is 29% higher than the national average of $23,980.


How Much Can You Make With a BS in Phys Ed From Bluffton?

$32,100 Average Salary
High Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of phys ed students who receive their bachelor’s degree from Bluffton is $32,100 per year. That is 15% higher than the national average of $27,962.


Does Bluffton Offer an Online BS in Phys Ed?

Online degrees for the Bluffton phys ed bachelor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Bluffton Online Learning page.

Bluffton Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Phys Ed

21 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
28.6% Women
23.8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 21 bachelor’s degrees in phys ed handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 28.6% of the phys ed students who took home a bachelor’s degree in 2019-2020. This is less than the nationwide number of 48.8%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 23.8% of phys ed bachelor’s degree recipients at Bluffton in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 38%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 16
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

BS in Phys Ed Focus Areas at Bluffton

Health & Physical Education students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Sports Kinesiology and Physical Education/Fitness General 6
Sports Management 15


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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