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Health & Physical Education at University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Health & Physical Education is one of the majors in the parks, recreation, leisure, & fitness studies program at University of Nevada - Las Vegas.

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, average salaries, and more. We've also included details on how UNLV ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in phys ed.

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Health & Physical Education Degrees Available at UNLV

UNLV Phys Ed Rankings

The bachelor's program at UNLV was ranked #167 on College Factual's Best Schools for phys ed list. It is also ranked #1 in Nevada.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 24
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 31
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 36
Best Health & Physical Education Doctor’s Degree Schools 39
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 40
Best Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 149
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 185
Best Health & Physical Education Master’s Degree Schools 213
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 214
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 267
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 297
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Health & Physical Education 316

Popularity of Phys Ed at UNLV

During the 2019-2020 academic year, University of Nevada - Las Vegas handed out 265 bachelor's degrees in health and physical education. Due to this, the school was ranked #41 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 11% over the previous year when 239 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 12 students received their master’s degree in phys ed from UNLV. This makes it the #194 most popular school for phys ed master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 2 students received their doctoral degrees in phys ed in 2020, making the school the #43 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Phys Ed Graduates from UNLV Make?

Salary of Phys Ed Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Phys Ed majors who earn their bachelor's degree from UNLV go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $26,700 a year. This is less than $28,000, which is the national median of all phys ed majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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

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

While getting their bachelor's degree at UNLV, phys ed students borrow a median amount of $20,550 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 UNLV is $213 per month.

UNLV Phys Ed Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the phys ed majors at University of Nevada - Las Vegas.

UNLV Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Program

Of the 265 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Health & Physical Education from UNLV in 2019-2020, 38% were men and 62% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Nevada - Las Vegas with a bachelor's in phys ed.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 58
Black or African American 24
Hispanic or Latino 55
White 79
Non-Resident Aliens 6
Other Races 43

UNLV Health & Physical Education Master’s Program

All of the 4 students who graduated with a Master’s in phys ed from UNLV in 2020 were women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at UNLV 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 University of Nevada - Las Vegas with a master's in phys ed.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 3
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

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