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Health & Physical Education Schools in Oregon

754 Phys Ed students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Health & Physical Education is the 18th most popular major in the state out of a total 268 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Health & Physical Education Majors in Oregon

Phys Ed majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 604
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 47
Master’s Degree 40
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 28
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 28
Associate’s Degree 19
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 16

Gender Distribution

In Oregon, a phys ed major is more popular with women than with men.

Health & Physical Education Majors in OR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of phys ed majors in Oregon is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.2%
  • Black or African American: 2.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.6%
  • White: 62.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.3%
  • Other Races: 14.3%
Health & Physical Education Majors in OR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health & Physical Education Grads in Oregon

9,810 people in the state and 606,360 in the nation are employed in jobs related to phys ed.

Health & Physical Education Jobs Nationwide vs. OR

Wages for Health & Physical Education Jobs in Oregon

A typical salary for a phys ed grad in the state is $48,370, compared to a typical salary of $49,280 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in Oregon that offer phys ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

282 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
30,986 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $19,969. In their early career, Oregon State grads earn an average salary of $37,700. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
5,185 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.60 years to complete their degree at Western Oregon State College. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
2,978 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,500 a year. 65% of the teachers are full time.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
6,278 Total Students

84% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. The average student takes 4.46 years to complete their degree at Southern Oregon University.

#5

Pacific University

Forest Grove
48 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,938 Total Students

The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at Pacific. Graduates earn an average $33,400 after graduation. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,029 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $6,009. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
27,046 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,800 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. 26% of the teachers are full time.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,076 Total Students

The 3.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 44% of the teachers are full time.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,376 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.21 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,369. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,941 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,119. The full-time teacher rate is 35%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it.

Health & Physical Education Careers in OR

Some of the careers phys ed majors go into include:

Job Title OR Job Growth OR Median Salary
Athletic Trainers 33% $48,450
Exercise Physiologists 29% $53,400
Coaches and Scouts 19% $30,250
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 15% $35,920
Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors 12% $62,020

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to phys ed.

Major Annual Graduates in OR
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 49
Outdoor Education 8

View all majors related to Health & Physical Education

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