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Health & Physical Education at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

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Health & Physical Education at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Every health and physical education school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the phys ed program at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania stacks up to those at other schools.

SRU is located in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania and approximately 8,860 students attend the school each year. Of the 1,721 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania in 2021, 51 of them were health and physical education majors.

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.

SRU Health & Physical Education Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Phys Ed (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Phys Ed

SRU Health & Physical Education Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the phys ed progam at SRU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 phys ed major at SRU 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
Best Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 88
Most Focused Health & Physical Education Basic Certificate Schools 95
Most Focused Health & Physical Education Schools 617

Earnings of SRU Phys Ed Graduates

The median salary of phys ed students who receive their bachelor's degree at SRU is $30,251. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 6% higher than the national average of $28,522 for all phys ed bachelor's degree recipients.


Phys Ed Student Demographics at SRU

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

SRU Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Program

33% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 51 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Health & Physical Education from SRU in 2020-2021, 67% were men and 33% were women.


About 80% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in phys ed at SRU 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 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in phys ed.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 41
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

SRU also has a doctoral program available in phys ed. In 2021, 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 PA, the home state for Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 12,450 $35,420
Coaches and Scouts 7,200 $41,820
Athletic Trainers 1,690 $48,310
Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors 1,040 $67,100
Athletes and Sports Competitors 800 $48,710


*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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