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Most Popular Schools for Conservation Biology Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on the application of the biological sciences to the specific problems of biodiversity, species preservation, ecological sustainability, and habitat fragmentation in the face of advancing human social, economic, and industrial pressures. Includes instruction in ecology, environmental science, biological systems, extinction theory, human-animal and human-plant interaction, ecosystem science and management, wetland conservation, field biology, forest and wildlife biology, and natural history.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry 59 10% $28,994
2 University of Wisconsin-Madison 28 0% $26,025
3 University of Idaho 17 1% $21,350
4 Tufts University 15 1% $73,500
5 St Lawrence University 12 2% $70,630
6 University of Wisconsin-Stout 11 1% $19,973
7 Hocking College 11 1% $16,798
8 Central Michigan University 8 0% $24,889
9 Columbia University in the City of New York 8 0% $76,856
10 SUNY Cortland 7 0% $25,220
11 Utah State University 7 0% $20,504
12 University of Connecticut 7 0% $32,404
13 Frostburg State University 6 0% $23,810
14 Saint Anselm College 6 1% $59,294
15 Seattle University 6 0% $61,608
16 University of West Alabama 6 1% $21,841
17 Florida Institute of Technology 5 0% $59,530
18 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 5 0% $27,898
19 Union University 4 0% $53,550
20 Boston University 4 0% $72,618
21 Lake Superior State University 3 0% $24,477
22 University of Central Florida 3 0% $22,548
23 Lincoln Memorial University 3 0% $36,880
24 Grove City College 2 0% $29,550
25 University of Missouri-Columbia 2 0% $26,766
26 Arcadia University 2 0% $59,980
27 DePauw University 2 0% $64,924
28 Northern Arizona University 2 0% $27,266
29 Brigham Young University-Provo 1 0% $18,776
30 Fordham University 1 0% $74,265
31 Cedar Crest College 1 0% $53,610
32 Thiel College 1 1% $48,450

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Conservation Biology 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.