Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management Colleges and Programs

This educational program is designed to prepare students to develop and manage park facilities and other indoor and outdoor recreation and leisure facilities. This program frequently includes in depth instruction in supervising support personnel, public relations, health and safety standards, and basic marketing and business principles.

The accredited schools, colleges and universities listed below offer majors and degree programs in Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management.

Adirondack Community College

640 Bay Rd, Queensbury, NY 12804
Phone Number: (518) 743-2200
Website: www.sunyacc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Rural fringe community
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 4,820 (4,820 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1

Alabama State University

915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, AL 36101-0271
Phone Number: (334) 229-4400
Website: www.alasu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 6,806 (5,455 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Alderson Broaddus College

101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, WV 26416-2035
Phone Number: (304) 457-1700
Website: www.ab.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 803 (660 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1

Appalachian State University

Boone, NC 28608
Phone Number: (828) 262-2000
Website: www.appstate.edu/
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 18,372 (15,783 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

Arizona Western College

2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, AZ 85365-8834
Phone Number: (928) 317-6000
Website: www.azwestern.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Finge town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 11,858 (11,858 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 29 to 1

Arkansas Tech University

Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave, Russellville, AR 72801-2222
Phone Number: (479) 968-0389
Website: www.atu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting: Remote town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 9,081 (8,304 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1

Asbury College

1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, KY 40390-1198
Phone Number: (859) 858-3511
Website: www.asbury.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting: Finge town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 1,684 (1,533 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Admissions: www.asbury.edu/admissions
Financial Aid: www.asbury.edu/offices/financial-aid
Online Application: www.asbury.edu/application/

Aurora University

347 S Gladstone Ave, Aurora, IL 60506-4892
Phone Number: (630) 892-6431
Website: www.aurora.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 9,158 (2,459 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 23 to 1
Admissions: www.aurora.edu/admission/index.html
Financial Aid: www.aurora.edu/admission/financialaid/index.html
Online Application: www.aurora.edu/admission/apply/index..html

Bellevue College

3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, WA 98007-6484
Phone Number: (425) 564-1000
Website: bellevuecollege.edu/
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 21,322 (21,322 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 30 to 1
Admissions: bellevuecollege.edu/enrollment/admissions/
Financial Aid: bellevuecollege.edu/financialaid/
Online Application: bellevuecollege.edu/enrollment/admissions/apply/

Bluffton University

1 University Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817-2104
Phone Number: (419) 358-3000
Website: www.bluffton.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 1,304 (1,084 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Admissions: www.bluffton.edu/admission
Financial Aid: www.bluffton.edu/admission/financialaid
Online Application: www.bluffton.edu/apply

Brigham Young University-Idaho

525 S Center, Rexburg, ID 83460
Phone Number: (208) 496-2411
Website: www.byui.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 21,064 (21,064 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 31 to 1
Admissions: www.byui.edu/Admissions/
Financial Aid: www.byui.edu/FinancialAid/
Online Application: www.byui.edu/Admissions/

Butte College

3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville, CA 95965-8399
Phone Number: (530) 895-2511
Website: www.butte.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting: Distant rural community
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 18,035 (18,035 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
Admissions: www.butte.edu/
Financial Aid: www.butte.edu/
Online Application: www.cccapply.org/apply/

California University of Pennsylvania

250 University Ave, California, PA 15419-1394
Phone Number: (724) 938-4400
Website: www.calu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting: Finge town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 12,038 (9,513 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 33 to 1

Carroll University

100 N East Ave, Waukesha, WI 53186
Phone Number: (262) 547-1211
Website: www.carrollu.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – professional practice
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 3,985 (3,362 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 35 to 1
Admissions: www.carrollu.edu/prospective/default.asp

Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, MO 65248-1198
Phone Number: (660) 248-3391
Website: www.centralmethodist.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 1,129 (1,129 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Admissions: www.centralmethodist.edu/cmadmit/index.asp
Financial Aid: www.centralmethodist.edu/cmfinaid/index.html
Online Application: www.centralmethodist.edu/cmadmit/select.html

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone Number: (989) 774-4000
Website: www.cmich.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 31,910 (22,414 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 23 to 1

Central Piedmont Community College

1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone Number: (704) 330-2722
Website: www.cpcc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 28,325 (28,325 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Central Washington University

400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501
Phone Number: (509) 963-1111
Website: www.cwu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 12,944 (12,073 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
Admissions: www.cwu.edu/~cwuadmis/
Financial Aid: www.cwu.edu/~finaid/
Online Application: www.applyweb.com/apply/cwu/index.html

Central Wyoming College

2660 Peck Avenue, Riverton, WY 82501
Phone Number: (800) 735-8418
Website: www.cwc.edu/
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Remote town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 3,232 (3,232 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Admissions: www.cwc.edu/admissions
Financial Aid: www.cwc.edu/cash
Online Application: www.cwc.edu/admissions/applying

Chattahoochee Technical College

980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE, Marietta, GA 30060-3300
Phone Number: (770) 528-4545
Website: www.chattahoocheetech.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 15,016 (15,016 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 33 to 1
Admissions: www.chattahoocheetech.edu
Financial Aid: www.chattahoocheetech.edu
Online Application: www.chattahoocheetech.edu

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301-2999
Phone Number: (570) 422-3211
Website: www.esu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 8,850 (6,881 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
Admissions: www.esu.edu/admissions
Online Application: www.esu.edu/admissions

Ferris State University

1201 S State St, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2251
Phone Number: (231) 591-2000
Website: www.ferris.edu/
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Remote town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 15,687 (13,981 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Admissions: www.ferris.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid: www.ferris.edu/admissions/financialaid/
Online Application: www.ferris.edu/admissions/application/homepage.htm

Georgia State University

33 gilmer st, Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
Phone Number: (404) 413-2000
Website: www.gsu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 34,550 (25,380 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
Admissions: www.gsu.edu/es/admissions.html
Financial Aid: www.gsu.edu/es/financial_aid.html
Online Application: www.gsu.edu/gastate_admissions.html

Illinois State University

North and School Streets, Normal, IL 61790-1000
Phone Number: (309) 438-2111
Website: www.ilstu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 23,450 (19,510 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1

Johnson & Wales University

8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, RI 02903-3703
Phone Number: (401) 598-1000
Website: www.jwu.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: 2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 12,111 (10,408 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 26 to 1
Admissions: www.jwu.edu/content.aspx?id=31190
Financial Aid: www.jwu.edu/content.aspx?id=27242
Online Application: www.jwu.edu/content.aspx?id=54194#fbid=op4jjpc4JhU

Lake Superior State University

650 W Easterday Ave, Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
Phone Number: (906) 632-6841
Website: www.lssu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting: Remote town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 2,960 (2,923 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

New York University

70 Washington Sq South, New York, NY 10012-1091
Phone Number: (212) 998-1212
Website: www.nyu.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 48,997 (24,325 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 7 to 1

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802-1589
Phone Number: (814) 865-4700
Website: www.psu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 48,407 (40,792 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1

Saint Cloud State University

720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, MN 56301-4498
Phone Number: (320) 308-0121
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 21,107 (18,430 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 28 to 1
Admissions: www.stcloudstate.edu/scsu4u/
Financial Aid: www.stcloudstate.edu/financialaid/
Online Application: www.stcloudstate.edu/scsu4u/admissions/default.asp

South Dakota State University

Administration Lane, Brookings, SD 57007-1898
Phone Number: (800) 952-3541
Website: www.sdstate.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Remote town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 14,189 (12,281 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Admissions: www.sdstate.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid: www.sdstate.edu/admissions/financialaid/
Online Application: www.sdstate.edu/admissions/undergrad/apply-onli…

Texas A & M University

College Station, TX 77843-1244
Phone Number: (979) 845-3211
Website: www.tamu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 50,608 (39,883 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1

The University of Montana

Missoula, Montana, Missoula, MT 59812
Phone Number: (406) 243-0211
Website: www.umt.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 16,666 (14,151 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Admissions: http://admissions.umt.edu/
Financial Aid: http://life.umt.edu/finaid
Online Application: http://admissions.umt.edu/

The University of Tennessee

527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone Number: (865) 974-1000
Website: www.tennessee.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 33,781 (24,029 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

Union College

310 College St, Barbourville, KY 40906-1499
Phone Number: (606) 546-4151
Website: www.unionky.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting: Remote town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 2,000 (953 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 23 to 1
Admissions: www.unionky.edu/Admiss/default.asp
Financial Aid: www.unionky.edu/Admiss/FinAid.asp
Online Application: www.unionky.edu/Apply/default.asp

University of Delaware

Newark, DE 19716
Phone Number: (302) 831-2000
Website: www.udel.edu/
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 23,153 (19,172 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Admissions: www.udel.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid: www.udel.edu/finaid/
Online Application: www.udel.edu/admissions/apply/

University of Maine

Orono, ME 4469
Phone Number: (207) 581-1110
Website: www.umaine.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Small suburb
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 13,814 (11,062 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

105 Main St., Thompson Hall, Durham, NH 03824-3547
Phone Number: (603) 862-1234
Website: www.unh.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Small suburb
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 16,161 (12,949 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Admissions: admissions.unh.edu/
Financial Aid: financialaid.unh.edu/
Online Application: webcat.unh.edu/prod/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon

University of Wisconsin-Madison

500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1380
Phone Number: (608) 262-1234
Website: www.wisc.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 45,989 (33,669 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

West Virginia State University

Rte 25, Institute, WV 25112-1000
Phone Number: (304) 766-3000
Website: www.wvstateu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting: Rural fringe community
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 3,856 (3,805 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Admissions: www.wvstateu.edu/admissions
Financial Aid: finaid.wvstateu.edu/
Online Application: http://www.wvstateu.edu/Admissions/Apply-Now.aspx

Winston-Salem State University

601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27110-0001
Phone Number: (336) 750-2000
Website: www.wssu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 7,704 (7,139 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
Admissions: www.wssu.edu/WSSU/About/Administration/Division…
Financial Aid: www.wssu.edu/WSSU/About/Administration/Division…
Online Application: www.ncmentor.org/Applications/University_of_Nor…
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