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Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies at SUNY Plattsburgh

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Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies at SUNY Plattsburgh

If you plan to study parks, recreation and leisure studies, take a look at what SUNY Plattsburgh has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

SUNY Plattsburgh is located in Plattsburgh, New York and has a total student population of 5,109. Of the 1,289 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Plattsburgh in 2021, 10 of them were parks, recreation and leisure studies majors.

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.

SUNY Plattsburgh Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Parks & Rec

SUNY Plattsburgh Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Rankings

The parks and rec major at SUNY Plattsburgh 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.

Parks & Rec Student Demographics at SUNY Plattsburgh

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

SUNY Plattsburgh Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Bachelor’s Program

10% Women
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 10 parks and rec majors earned their bachelor's degree from SUNY Plattsburgh. Of these graduates, 90% were men and 10% were women. The typical parks and rec bachelor's degree program is made up of only 44% men. So male students are more repesented at SUNY Plattsburgh since its program graduates 46% more men than average.


About 90% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in parks and rec at SUNY Plattsburgh 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 SUNY Plattsburgh with a bachelor's in parks and rec.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 9
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

SUNY Plattsburgh 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 SUNY Plattsburgh.

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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