Best Colleges for Kinesiology

Undergraduates who desire to pursue careers such as physical therapist, physical education teacher, personal trainer, athletic coaching, or sports medicine should explore kinesiology and exercise science as a potential major. Once enrolled, you will take coursework on topics like anatomy, physiology, nutrition, biostatistics, and biomechanics. Many of the schools on our list of Best Colleges for Kinesiology and Exercise Science are large state universities located in every region of the United States. No matter where you live a degree program isn’t far away and the job market for those entering the field is favorable with 13% growth expected through 2026. With an aging population and an increasing emphasis on preventative care, this field should continue to grow steadily well into the future.

Click the links below for more information about each college's kinesiology program. Click here to read our methodology.

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