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Health & Physical Education at Charleston Southern University

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Health & Physical Education at Charleston Southern University

What traits are you looking for in a phys ed school? To help you decide if Charleston Southern University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's phys ed program.

CSU is located in Charleston, South Carolina and approximately 3,477 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 44 students received a bachelor's degree in phys ed from CSU.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Health & Physical Education section at the bottom of this page.

CSU Health & Physical Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Phys Ed

CSU Health & Physical Education Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks phys ed programs across the country. The following shows how CSU performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The phys ed major at CSU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Health & Physical Education. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 184
Most Focused Health & Physical Education Schools 236

How Much Do Phys Ed Graduates from CSU Make?

The median salary of phys ed students who receive their bachelor's degree at CSU is $22,900. This is less than $28,000, which is the national average of all phys ed majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Phys Ed Student Demographics at CSU

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

CSU Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Program

66% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 44 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in phys ed from CSU in 2019, 34% were men and 66% were women.

CSU Gender Breakdown of Health & Physical Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 64% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in phys ed at CSU are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Charleston Southern University with a bachelor's in phys ed.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health & Physical Education Majors at Charleston Southern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 28
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

CSU also has a doctoral program available in phys ed. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Phys Ed Grads May Go Into

A degree in phys ed can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for SC, the home state for Charleston Southern University.

Occupation Jobs in SC Average Salary in SC
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 3,430 $34,170
Coaches and Scouts 3,390 $50,250
Athletic Trainers 490 $42,590
Athletes and Sports Competitors 220 $36,260
Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors 210 $66,610


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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