La Jolla, California – According to College Factual’s 2019 rankings, the Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology program at University of California – San Diego is one of the best for non-traditional students.
This ranking was developed to highlight colleges that have great Ecology programs and also great support for students who fall outside the traditional “norm”. This could include adults returning to school, part-time students, transfer students, online students and others.
University of California – San Diego’s Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology program is ranked #5 out of 56 colleges and universities offering this major nationwide.
This means UCSD is in the top 10% of all schools in the country for non-traditional students studying Ecology. UCSD improved its ranking position 1 slot over the previous year’s ranking of #6.
See the full ranking of Ecology programs for non-traditional students.
University of California – San Diego’s Ecology program is ranked #1 out of 8 colleges and universities reviewed by College Factual for non-traditional students in California.
UCSD has achieved this ranking 2 years in a row.
See the full ranking of best schools for non-traditional students studying Ecology in California.
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Superior Outcomes at UCSD for Students Earning Ecology Degrees
Based upon PayScale survey data*, a student who graduates from UCSD with a degree in Ecology realizes early-career earnings of $41,000 and average mid-career earnings of $79,000. This is above the national average of all graduates who make $38,000 in their early career. It is also above the average graduate’s mid-career salary of $69,000.
Learn more about outcomes at University of California – San Diego.
About These Rankings
Some of the factors that go into this ranking include the student loan default rate, average graduate salaries, the availability of online and night/weekend classes, and other flexible learning options non-traditional students value.
Read more about College Factual’s rankings for Non-Traditional Students.
About College Factual
College Factual, located in Troy, New York, is a leading source of college data analytics and insights, with a strong focus on student outcomes. Its mission is to help all types of students discover their best-fit college and major so they can enjoy their college experiences and graduate with less debt.
College Factual provides coverage for over 2,500 colleges and universities and 350 college majors for students in over 160 countries.
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*Survey data is estimated by College Factual using 2013 data provided by PayScale.