Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies Colleges and Programs

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This educational program focuses on the principles underlying recreational and leisure activities, and the practices involved in providing outdoor and indoor recreational facilities and services for the general public.

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

Alaska Pacific University

4101 University Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508

Phone Number:(907) 561-1266
Website:www.alaskapacific.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:997 (692 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Alcorn State University

1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500

Phone Number:(601) 877-6100
Website:www.alcorn.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Distant rural community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,861 (3,053 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

American River College

4700 College Oak Dr, Sacramento, CA 95841-4286

Phone Number:(916) 484-8011
Website:www.arc.losrios.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:57,959 (57,959 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:53 to 1

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ 85287

Phone Number:(480) 965-9011
Website:www.asu.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:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:75,341 (59,211 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:28 to 1

Ashland University

401 College Ave, Ashland, OH 44805

Phone Number:(419) 289-4142
Website:www.ashland.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Finge town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:9,195 (3,379 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Admissions:www.ashland.edu/admission
Financial Aid:www.ashland.edu/finaid/
Online Application:www.ashland.edu/apply

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

Benedict College

1600 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29204-1086

Phone Number:(803) 256-4220
Website:www.benedict.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,246 (3,246 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

Bethune-Cookman University

640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3099

Phone Number:(386) 481-2000
Website:www.cookman.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,690 (4,649 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1

Black Hills State University

1200 University St, Spearfish, SD 57799-9500

Phone Number:(605) 642-6011
Website:www.bhsu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:5,914 (4,861 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:30 to 1

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

220 McFall Ctr, Bowling Green, OH 43403

Phone Number:(419) 372-2531
Website:www.bgsu.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:20,654 (16,359 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

Brevard College

One Brevard College Drive, Brevard, NC 28712

Phone Number:(828) 883-8292
Website:www.brevard.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:702 (702 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Admissions:www.brevard.edu
Financial Aid:www.brevard.edu
Online Application:www.brevard.edu

Bridgewater State College

131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, MA 2325

Phone Number:(508) 531-1000
Website:www.bridgew.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:12,588 (9,594 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1

Brigham Young University

Main Campus, Provo, UT 84602

Phone Number:(801) 422-4636
Website:www.byu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:42,868 (39,085 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:27 to 1

Broward College

225 E las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Phone Number:(954) 201-7400
Website:www.broward.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:51,013 (51,013 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:33 to 1
Admissions:www.broward.edu/future/
Financial Aid:www.broward.edu/sfs
Online Application:www.broward.edu/future/

Butler County Community College

College Drive Oak Hills, Butler, PA 16003-1203

Phone Number:(724) 287-8711
Website:www.bc3.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:No
Student Population:5,815 (5,815 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Admissions:bc3.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:bc3.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:bc3.edu/BC3_Online/index.asp#

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

Phone Number:(805) 756-1111
Website:www.calpoly.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:20,553 (19,295 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

California State University-Chico

First and Normal Sts, Chico, CA 95929-0150

Phone Number:(530) 898-6116
Website:www.csuchico.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:18,363 (16,715 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Admissions:www.csuchico.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.csuchico.edu/fa/
Online Application:www.csumentor.edu/AdmissionApp/undergrad_apply.asp

California State University-Dominguez Hills

1000 E Victoria St, Carson, CA 90747-0005

Phone Number:(310) 243-3300
Website:www.csudh.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:15,857 (11,624 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:26 to 1
Admissions:www.csudh.edu/StudentAffairs/admissionsrecords/
Financial Aid:www.csudh.edu/studentaffairs/financialaid/
Online Application:www.csumentor.edu/AdmissionApp/

California State University-East Bay

25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, CA 94542

Phone Number:(510) 885-3000
Website:www.csueastbay.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:17,564 (13,225 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1
Admissions:www20.csueastbay.edu/prospective/
Financial Aid:www20.csueastbay.edu/prospective/cost-and-finan…
Online Application:www.csumentor.edu/

California State University-Fresno

5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, CA 93740

Phone Number:(559) 278-4240
Website:www.csufresno.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:24,972 (21,165 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1

Davis & Elkins College

100 Campus Dr, Elkins, WV 26241-3996

Phone Number:(304) 637-1900
Website:www.dewv.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:755 (755 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Emporia State University

1200 Commercial, Emporia, KS 66801-5087

Phone Number:(620) 341-1200
Website:www.cornellcollege.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:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:8,193 (4,847 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:30 to 1

Frostburg State University

101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD 21532-1099

Phone Number:(301) 687-4000
Website:www.frostburg.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:5,893 (5,015 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1

Georgia College & State University

231 W Hancock Street, Milledgeville, GA 31061

Phone Number:(478) 445-2770
Website:WWW.GCSU.EDU
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:7,616 (6,113 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Admissions:www.gcsu.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.gcsu.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:www.gcsu.edu/admissions/undergraduate/applicati…

Indiana University-Bloomington

107 South Indiana Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405-7000

Phone Number:(812) 855-4848
Website:www.iub.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:46,322 (35,726 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1

Jacksonville State University

700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, AL 36265

Phone Number:(256) 782-5781
Website:www.jsu.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:11,253 (9,217 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1

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

Missouri State University

901 S National, Springfield, MO 65897

Phone Number:(417) 836-5000
Website:www.missouristate.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:22,464 (18,178 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1

North Dakota State University-Main Campus

1301 12th Avenue North, Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Phone Number:(701) 231-8011
Website:www.ndsu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:15,619 (11,861 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:28 to 1
Admissions:www.ndsu.edu/prospective_students/
Financial Aid:www.ndsu.edu/bisonconnection/finaid/
Online Application:apply.ndsu.edu/

Ohio University-Main Campus

Athens, OH 45701-2979

Phone Number:(740) 593-1000
Website:www.ohio.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:24,837 (19,288 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Admissions:www.ohio.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.ohio.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:www.applyweb.com/apply/ohiou/menu.html

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

San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182

Phone Number:(619) 594-5200
Website:www.sdsu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:37,781 (30,386 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1

Southern Utah University

351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, UT 84720

Phone Number:(435) 586-7700
Website:www.suu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:12,434 (10,816 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:39 to 1
Admissions:www.suu.edu/prostu/
Financial Aid:www.suu.edu/ss/financial/
Online Application:www.suu.edu/prostu/apply.html

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

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

601 E John Street, Champaign, IL 61820-5711

Phone Number:(217) 333-1000
Website:www.illinois.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:46,585 (32,620 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1

University of Utah

201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9008

Phone Number:(801) 581-7200
Website:www.utah.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:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:34,675 (27,201 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

Vincennes University

1002 N First St, Vincennes, IN 47591

Phone Number:(812) 888-8888
Website:www.vinu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:20,408 (20,408 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Admissions:vinu.edu/cms/opencms/future_students/admissions…
Financial Aid:vinu.edu/cms/opencms/student_services/financial…
Online Application:apps.vinu.edu/VUApply/app

Western Michigan University

1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5167

Phone Number:(269) 387-3530
Website:www.wmich.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:28,448 (21,611 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1

Western Washington University

516 High St, Bellingham, WA 98225-9008

Phone Number:(360) 650-3000
Website:www.wwu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:16,895 (15,122 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Admissions:www.admissions.wwu.edu
Financial Aid:www.finaid.wwu.edu
Online Application:www.admissions.wwu.edu/apply

York College Pennsylvania

441 Country Club Rd, York, PA 17403-3651

Phone Number:(717) 846-7788
Website:www.ycp.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,175 (5,819 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:www.ycp.edu/admissions/index.html
Financial Aid:http://www.ycp.edu/admissions/
Online Application:www.ycp.edu/admissions/370.htm

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