Schools Offering Physical Education Programs - 2022 Ranking

Our 2022 ranking review contains 633 physical education schools in the United States. Physical education programs are the most popular in New York (33 schools), Ohio (32 schools), North Carolina (32 schools), and Texas (28 schools).

The best physical education program in the United States is offered by Emory University. That school has an excellent physical education program evaluated with five-star rating for curriculum and four-star rating for teaching.

Below, there is selection of the Best 50 physical education schools. To learn about all physical education schools, please narrow your search by state or desired degree. You might also want to view the most recent ranking of the top sports colleges in the United States.

Top 50 physical education schools:

Emory University - Education School Ranking
1. Emory University

Located in Atlanta, Georgia

Boston University - Education School Ranking
2. Boston University

Located in Boston, Massachusetts

The University of Texas at Austin - Education School Ranking
3. The University of Texas

Located in Austin, Texas

Brigham Young University - Education School Ranking
4. Brigham Young University

Located in Provo, Utah

University of Wisconsin Madison - Education School Ranking
5. University of Wisconsin Madison

Located in Madison, Wisconsin

University of Maryland College Park - Education School Ranking
6. University of Maryland College Park

Located in College Park, Maryland

Texas Christian University - Education School Ranking
7. Texas Christian University

Located in Fort Worth, Texas

University of California Davis - Education School Ranking
8. University of California Davis

Located in Davis, California

Ohio State University - Education School Ranking
9. Ohio State University

Located in Columbus, Ohio

University of Pittsburgh - Education School Ranking
10. University of Pittsburgh

Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

University of South Florida - Education School Ranking
11. University of South Florida

Located in Tampa, Florida

Purdue University - Education School Ranking
12. Purdue University

Located in West Lafayette, Indiana

University of Connecticut - Education School Ranking
13. University of Connecticut

Located in Storrs, Connecticut

University of Minnesota Twin Cities - Education School Ranking
14. University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Stony Brook University - Education School Ranking
15. Stony Brook University

Located in Stony Brook, New York

Syracuse University - Education School Ranking
16. Syracuse University

Located in Syracuse, New York

Gonzaga University - Education School Ranking
17. Gonzaga University

Located in Spokane, Washington

CUNY Hunter College - Education School Ranking
18. CUNY Hunter College

Located in New York City, New York

University of Washington Seattle - Education School Ranking
19. University of Washington Seattle

Located in Seattle, Washington

University of Central Florida - Education School Ranking
20. University of Central Florida

Located in Orlando, Florida

University of South Carolina Columbia - Education School Ranking
21. University of South Carolina Columbia

Located in Columbia, South Carolina

Michigan State University - Education School Ranking
22. Michigan State University

Located in East Lansing, Michigan

Drexel University - Education School Ranking
23. Drexel University

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

San Diego State University - Education School Ranking
24. San Diego State University

Located in San Diego, California

Miami University Oxford - Education School Ranking
25. Miami University Oxford

Located in Oxford, Ohio

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College - Education School Ranking
The University of Alabama - Education School Ranking
27. The University of Alabama

Located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Arizona State University Immersion - Education School Ranking
University of Kentucky - Education School Ranking
29. University of Kentucky

Located in Lexington, Kentucky

University of Alabama at Birmingham - Education School Ranking
30. University of Alabama

Located in Birmingham, Alabama

Florida International University - Education School Ranking
31. Florida International University

Located in Miami, Florida

Montclair State University - Education School Ranking
32. Montclair State University

Located in Montclair, New Jersey

University of Kansas - Education School Ranking
33. University of Kansas

Located in Lawrence, Kansas

George Mason University - Education School Ranking
34. George Mason University

Located in Fairfax, Virginia

Hofstra University - Education School Ranking
35. Hofstra University

Located in Hempstead, New York

CUNY Lehman College - Education School Ranking
36. CUNY Lehman College

Located in Bronx, New York

Oregon State University - Education School Ranking
37. Oregon State University

Located in Corvallis, Oregon

University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras - Education School Ranking
38. University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras

Located in San Juan, Puerto Rico

University of Nebraska Lincoln - Education School Ranking
39. University of Nebraska Lincoln

Located in Lincoln, Nebraska

DePaul University - Education School Ranking
40. DePaul University

Located in Chicago, Illinois

University of Utah - Education School Ranking
41. University of Utah

Located in Salt Lake City, Utah

Oklahoma State University - Education School Ranking
42. Oklahoma State University

Located in Stillwater, Oklahoma

Union University - Education School Ranking
43. Union University

Located in Jackson, Tennessee

University of Vermont - Education School Ranking
44. University of Vermont

Located in Burlington, Vermont

Endicott College - Education School Ranking
45. Endicott College

Located in Beverly, Massachusetts

University of New Hampshire - Education School Ranking
46. University of New Hampshire

Located in Durham, New Hampshire

CUNY City College - Education School Ranking
47. CUNY City College

Located in New York City, New York

The University of Tennessee Knoxville - Education School Ranking
48. The University of Tennessee Knoxville

Located in Knoxville, Tennessee

Colorado State University Fort Collins - Education School Ranking
49. Colorado State University Fort Collins

Located in Fort Collins, Colorado

West Virginia University - Education School Ranking
50. West Virginia University

Located in Morgantown, West Virginia

Physical education schools by state:

Schools by State16 Physical Education Schools in Alabama4 Physical Education Schools in Arizona15 Physical Education Schools in Arkansas9 Physical Education Schools in California6 Physical Education Schools in Colorado5 Physical Education Schools in Connecticut2 Physical Education Schools in Delaware10 Physical Education Schools in Florida13 Physical Education Schools in Georgia7 Physical Education Schools in Idaho27 Physical Education Schools in Illinois17 Physical Education Schools in Indiana14 Physical Education Schools in Iowa19 Physical Education Schools in Kansas14 Physical Education Schools in Kentucky10 Physical Education Schools in Louisiana4 Physical Education Schools in Maine13 Physical Education Schools in Maryland10 Physical Education Schools in Massachusetts22 Physical Education Schools in Michigan21 Physical Education Schools in Minnesota16 Physical Education Schools in Mississippi21 Physical Education Schools in Missouri5 Physical Education Schools in Montana12 Physical Education Schools in Nebraska1 Physical Education Schools in Nevada4 Physical Education Schools in New Hampshire9 Physical Education Schools in New Jersey5 Physical Education Schools in New Mexico33 Physical Education Schools in New York32 Physical Education Schools in North Carolina9 Physical Education Schools in North Dakota32 Physical Education Schools in Ohio20 Physical Education Schools in Oklahoma9 Physical Education Schools in Oregon19 Physical Education Schools in Pennsylvania2 Physical Education Schools in Rhode Island16 Physical Education Schools in South Carolina7 Physical Education Schools in South Dakota17 Physical Education Schools in Tennessee28 Physical Education Schools in Texas7 Physical Education Schools in Utah3 Physical Education Schools in Vermont14 Physical Education Schools in Virginia6 Physical Education Schools in Washington1 Physical Education Schools in District of Columbia7 Physical Education Schools in West Virginia12 Physical Education Schools in Wisconsin5 Physical Education Schools in Wyoming

Physical education schools by diploma:

Certificates: 58 schools
Associate's Degrees: 69 schools
Bachelor's Degrees: 515 schools
Master's Degrees: 145 schools
Doctoral Degrees: 15 schools

Physical education schools by region:

Northeast: 89 schools
Midwest: 213 schools
South: 265 schools
West: 66 schools

Other education programs:

General Education: 1,332 schools
Educational Administration: 937 schools
Educational Research: 440 schools
Health Education: 279 schools
Applied Science Teacher Education: 492 schools
Arts Teacher Education: 394 schools
Computer Teacher Education: 47 schools
Foreign Language Teacher Education: 580 schools
Humanities Teacher Education: 948 schools
Math Teacher Education: 586 schools
Natural Science Teacher Education: 431 schools
Social Science Teacher Education: 429 schools
Student Counselling: 485 schools
Teacher Assistance: 170 schools
Early Childhood Education: 1,263 schools
Elementary Education: 1,260 schools
Middle School Education: 387 schools
Secondary Education: 668 schools
Continuing Education: 323 schools
Alternative Education: 172 schools
Special Education: 955 schools © 2022 · Home · Terms of Use · Methodology