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Most Popular Schools for General Natural Resources/Conservation Major & Degree Program

A general program that focuses on the studies and activities relating to the natural environment and its conservation, use, and improvement. Includes instruction in subjects such as climate, air, soil, water, land, fish and wildlife, and plant resources; in the basic principles of environmental science and natural resources management; and the recreational and economic uses of renewable and nonrenewable natural resources.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Duke University 183 5% $61,748
2 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 132 1% $26,240
3 University of California-Berkeley 89 1% $33,319
4 University of Maryland-University College 74 1% $7,552
5 Cornell University 72 1% $61,618
6 Ohio State University-Main Campus 68 1% $25,479
7 University of California-Davis 68 1% $33,066
8 University of Massachusetts-Amherst 68 1% $26,282
9 University of Nebraska-Lincoln 66 1% $22,246
10 The University of Montana 65 2% $19,106
11 University of Vermont 58 2% $28,886
12 University of Minnesota-Crookston 57 15% $22,722
13 Ball State University 56 1% $22,250
14 University of Arizona 56 1% $25,179
15 Colorado State University-Fort Collins 54 1% $23,203
16 University of New Hampshire-Main Campus 53 1% $30,300
17 University of Connecticut 51 1% $27,244
18 Texas A & M University-College Station 50 0% $21,051
19 Grand Valley State University 46 1% $22,432
20 Vincennes University 44 2% $17,741
21 North Carolina State University at Raleigh 43 1% $22,184
22 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 42 0% $33,592
23 Central Michigan University 42 1% $22,004
24 Colorado Northwestern Community College 41 18% $16,255
25 University of Missouri-Columbia 39 1% $22,943
26 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 35 2% $16,716
27 University of Kentucky 34 1% $23,732
28 Washington State University 32 1% $27,697
29 Clemson University 32 1% $28,502
30 Northern Michigan University 32 2% $20,273
31 University of Wisconsin-River Falls 30 2% $17,678
32 Fox Valley Technical College 29 1% $5,728
33 Humboldt State University 28 2% $22,556
34 Upper Iowa University 27 1% $35,910
35 Hobart William Smith Colleges 25 5% $59,850
36 Finger Lakes Community College 24 2% $5,156
37 Purdue University-Main Campus 23 0% $23,242
38 Central Lakes College-Brainerd 22 2% $6,693
39 Vermilion Community College 22 13% $15,319
40 Kirkwood Community College 22 1% $6,200
41 Texas Tech University 21 0% $21,601
42 Sewanee-The University of the South 21 6% $47,970
43 Skagit Valley College 18 2% $18,600
44 Kent State University at Kent 17 0% $24,926
45 University of Georgia 15 0% $22,064
46 Dabney S Lancaster Community College 14 6% $4,314
47 American River College 13 0% $2,760
48 Montana State University 11 0% $19,452
49 Butte College 10 0% $3,014
50 Columbia College 10 3% $2,860
51 Lynchburg College 10 2% $44,695
52 Santa Rosa Junior College 10 0% $2,990
53 Mt Hood Community College 10 1% $6,162
54 Wenatchee Valley College 9 1% $14,321
55 University of Pennsylvania 9 0% $61,800
56 Mountain Empire Community College 9 1% $4,392
57 SUNY at Purchase College 9 1% $24,672
58 Treasure Valley Community College 8 2% $19,778
59 University of Wisconsin-Madison 8 0% $23,931
60 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania 8 0% $22,132
61 Louisiana Tech University 8 0% $18,927
62 Shasta College 7 1% $11,383
63 Southeastern Oklahoma State University 6 1% $15,045
64 New River Community College 6 1% $4,969
65 Lubbock Christian University 6 1% $30,966
66 Green Mountain College 6 3% $45,988
67 University of Nevada-Reno 6 0% $22,600
68 De Anza College 6 0% $3,252
69 Colorado Mountain College 6 1% $13,038
70 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 5 0% $23,227
71 Oregon State University 5 0% $23,559
72 Virginia Western Community College 5 0% $5,504
73 Pikes Peak Community College 5 0% $4,956
74 University of Michigan-Dearborn 5 0% $11,814
75 Grand Rapids Community College 5 0% $4,098
76 Cape Cod Community College 4 1% $5,288
77 Bastyr University 4 2% N/A
78 Wytheville Community College 4 0% $5,190
79 Lake Superior State University 4 1% $21,788
80 University of Rhode Island 4 0% $26,882
81 University of Wyoming 4 0% $18,145
82 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry 3 1% $24,093
83 Walla Walla Community College 3 0% $5,376
84 Palau Community College 3 3% $9,031
85 SUNY at Albany 2 0% $22,419
86 Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute 2 1% $22,000
87 Lord Fairfax Community College 2 0% $5,605
88 College of the Siskiyous 2 1% $14,056
89 Reedley College 2 0% $11,986
90 Northern New Mexico College 2 1% $18,787
91 Hocking College 2 0% $14,570
92 American Samoa Community College 2 1% $5,500
93 Northern Marianas College 2 1% $4,320
94 Santa Fe Community College 2 0% $2,525
95 Dakota College at Bottineau 1 1% $14,316
96 Mendocino College 1 0% $3,133
97 Stone Child College 1 2% $3,505
98 Little Big Horn College 1 2% $3,450
99 Sitting Bull College 1 2% $14,156
100 Ellsworth Community College 1 1% $16,176

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Natural Resources/Conservation, General 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.