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Health & Physical Education at University of Louisville

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Health & Physical Education at University of Louisville

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

U of L is located in Louisville, Kentucky and has a total student population of 21,402. Of the 3,155 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Louisville in 2019, 244 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.

U of L Health & Physical Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Phys Ed
  • Master’s Degree in Phys Ed

U of L Health & Physical Education Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks phys ed programs across the country. The following shows how U of L 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

U of L ranked #61 on College Factual's list of Best Quality Schools for phys ed majors. It is also ranked as the #1 school in Kentucky.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Health & Physical Education Colleges for Veterans 56
Best Colleges for Health & Physical Education 61
Best Health & Physical Education Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 87
Best Value Colleges for Health & Physical Education 127
Most Focused Colleges for Health & Physical Education 182

In 2019, 46 students received their master’s degree in phys ed from U of L. This makes it the #34 most popular school for phys ed master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Phys Ed Graduates from U of L Make?

The median salary of phys ed students who receive their bachelor's degree at U of L is $27,900. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $28,000 for all phys ed students.

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Phys Ed Student Demographics at U of L

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

U of L Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Program

45% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 244 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in phys ed from U of L. About 55% were men and 45% were women.

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

About 73% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in phys ed at U of L 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 University of Louisville with a bachelor's in phys ed.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health & Physical Education Majors at University of Louisville
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 41
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 177
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

U of L Health & Physical Education Master’s Program

54% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 46 phys ed students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from U of L, about 46% were men and 54% were women.

U of L Gender Breakdown of Health & Physical Education Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a phys ed master's degree from U of L, 72% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health & Physical Education Majors at University of Louisville
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 33
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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 KY, the home state for University of Louisville.

Occupation Jobs in KY Average Salary in KY
Coaches and Scouts 2,520 $38,740
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 2,290 $36,800
Athletic Trainers 410 $47,140
Athletes and Sports Competitors 140 $40,600
Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors 120 $67,240

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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