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Health & Physical Education at Northern State University

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Health & Physical Education at Northern State University

The Health & Physical Education major is part of the parks, recreation, leisure, & fitness studies program at Northern 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. In addition, we cover how NSU ranks in comparison to other schools with phys ed programs.

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Health & Physical Education Degrees Available at NSU

NSU Phys Ed Rankings

The bachelor's program at NSU was ranked #255 on College Factual's Best Schools for phys ed list. It is also ranked #5 in South Dakota.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 15
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 22
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 40
Best Health & Physical Education Master’s Degree Schools 139
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 143
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 187
Best Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 198
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 463

Popularity of Phys Ed at NSU

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Northern State University handed out 24 bachelor's degrees in health and physical education. Due to this, the school was ranked #400 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 4% over the previous year when 25 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 8 students received their master’s degree in phys ed from NSU. This makes it the #234 most popular school for phys ed master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Student Debt Do Phys Ed Graduates from NSU Have?

Student Debt of Phys Ed Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at NSU, phys ed students borrow a median amount of $24,038 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all phys ed bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $25,000.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the phys ed program at NSU is $249 per month.

NSU Phys Ed Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the phys ed majors at Northern State University.

NSU Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 24 phys ed majors earned their bachelor's degree from NSU. Of these graduates, 58% were men and 42% were women.

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The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at NSU are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 75% of students fell into this category.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 18
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 5

NSU Health & Physical Education Master’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 13 phys ed majors earned their master's degree from NSU. Of these graduates, 62% were men and 38% were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 92% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Northern State University with a master's in phys ed.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 12
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 0

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