A program that prepares individuals to work as an educator, instructor or facilitator in parks, recreational facilities, camps and other outdoor settings. Includes instruction in leadership skills, wilderness survival skills, first aid, group processes, counseling techniques, environmental studies and instruction in recreational activities such as rock climbing, ropes courses, backpacking, kayaking and canoeing.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|2||Greenfield Community College||21||5%||$6,104|
|3||Southwestern Community College||19||3%||$3,186|
|4||Minnesota State University-Mankato||14||0%||$17,562|
|5||Young Harris College||12||8%||$36,505|
|6||Vermilion Community College||11||7%||$15,319|
|7||Touro University Nevada||8||4%||N/A|
|8||Lyndon State College||8||3%||$21,744|
|9||Johnson State College||8||2%||$21,774|
|10||Black Hills State University||8||1%||$17,862|
|11||Mt Hood Community College||7||0%||$6,162|
|12||Murray State University||5||0%||$18,898|
|13||New England College||4||1%||$48,430|
|17||Toccoa Falls College||2||1%||$31,792|
|18||Alaska Pacific University||2||1%||$43,180|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Outdoor Education program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.