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Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Schools in Michigan

57 students earned Parks & Rec degrees in Michigan in the 2018-2019 year.

A Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies major is the 189th most popular major in this state.

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

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 57

Gender Distribution

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

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

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.8%
  • White: 93.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Grads in Michigan

There are 390 people in the state and 16,490 people in the nation working in parks and rec jobs.

Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Jobs in Michigan

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Michigan that offer parks and rec degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
7,595 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 72%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.


Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
21,622 Total Students

The average student takes 4.75 years to complete their degree at Central Michigan. This public school has an average net price of $15,677. 95% of students get financical aid.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
22,562 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,300 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $19,119.


Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
3,436 Total Students

29% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $19,599.

Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Careers in MI

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

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors 9% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Health & Physical Education 2,300
Recreation Administration 41

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