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Health & Physical Education at Lander University

If you are interested in studying health and physical education, you may want to check out the program at Lander University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Lander University is located in Greenwood, South Carolina and has a total student population of 3,226. In 2019, 41 phys ed majors received their bachelor's degree from Lander University.

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.

Lander University Health & Physical Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Phys Ed

Lander University Health & Physical Education Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks phys ed programs across the country. The following shows how Lander University 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 Lander University 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 115
Best Value Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 272
Best Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 362
Most Popular Health & Physical Education Schools 381

Earnings of Lander University Phys Ed Graduates

The median salary of phys ed students who receive their bachelor's degree at Lander University is $23,000. This is less than $28,000, which is the national average of all phys ed majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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Phys Ed Student Demographics at Lander University

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

Lander University Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 41 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in phys ed from Lander University. About 29% were men and 71% were women.

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

About 66% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in phys ed at Lander University 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 Lander University with a bachelor's in phys ed.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health & Physical Education Majors at Lander University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 27
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Lander University 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 Lander 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

References

*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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