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Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies at Ithaca College

If you are interested in studying parks, recreation and leisure studies, you may want to check out the program at Ithaca College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Ithaca is located in Ithaca, New York and has a total student population of 5,354. In 2021, 3 parks and rec majors received their bachelor's degree from Ithaca.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies section at the bottom of this page.

Ithaca Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Parks & Rec

Ithaca Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks parks and rec programs across the country. The following shows how Ithaca performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The parks and rec major at Ithaca is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies. 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
Best Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 14
Most Popular Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Schools 98
Most Focused Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Schools 105

Parks & Rec Student Demographics at Ithaca

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the parks and rec majors at Ithaca College.

Ithaca Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 3 students earned a bachelor's degree in parks and rec from Ithaca. About 100% of these graduates were women and the other 0% were men.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 37% more racial-ethnic minorities in its parks and rec bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Ithaca College with a bachelor's in parks and rec.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Ithaca also has a doctoral program available in parks and rec. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Parks & Rec Grads May Go Into

A degree in parks and rec can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Ithaca College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors 1,320 $78,150


*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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