International Sports Sciences Association: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 26%

International Sports Sciences Association Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)321216105

321 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

321 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

International Sports Sciences Association has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

International Sports Sciences Association Tuition

International Sports Sciences Association does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$8,325$8,325
Fees for full-time undergraduates$207$207
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$185$185

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies120120
Grand Total120120

A total of 120 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at International Sports Sciences Association.

Graduation rate29%23%50%
  • Part-time retention rate - 52%

General info

Alternative namesISSA
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) believes that the health and fitness of our society can be significantly improved by our students' success as health, sports, and fitness professionals. Our efforts to stem the tide of poor health and physical decline are multiplied exponentially as our graduates and members disseminate the ISSA principles and methods to their clients, peers and associates. Our mission is to inspire each and every student to positively impact the quality of life of each individual with whom they come in contact.
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff24
Instructional FTE6
Sector of institutionPrivate for-profit, 2-year
Control of institutionPrivate for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationNot applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)

Location and Contacts

Address1015 Mark Avenue
Carpinteria, California, 93013-2912
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Midsize
City population13,000