Health & Physical Education at University of Louisville
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.
|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|
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.
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
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.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||41|
|Hispanic or Latino||10|
U of L Health & Physical Education Master’s Program
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.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||6|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
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|
|Athletes and Sports Competitors||140||$40,600|
|Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors||120||$67,240|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Ken Lund under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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