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Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Schools in Arkansas

66 students earned Parks & Rec degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies is the 107th most popular major out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Majors in Arkansas

Parks & Rec majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 66

Gender Distribution

In Arkansas, a parks and rec major is more popular with men than with women.

Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of parks and rec majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.5%
  • White: 78.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.0%
  • Other Races: 7.6%
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Grads in Arkansas

There are 120 people in the state and 16,490 people in the nation working in parks and rec jobs.

Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a parks and rec grad in the state is $50,560, compared to a typical salary of $72,190 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Arkansas that offer parks and rec degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


University of Arkansas

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
27,778 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,642. 77% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $37,100 after graduation.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,660 Total Students

In their early career, Ouachita Baptist grads earn an average salary of $30,600. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,881. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Careers in AR

Some of the careers parks and rec majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors 13% $48,610

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to parks and rec.

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Health & Physical Education 723
Recreation Administration 85
Outdoor Education 5
Other Parks & Recreation Studies 2

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