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2021 Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Nevada

1 College
55 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,631 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Natural Resources Conservation School for You

Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in NevadaNatural Resources Conservation is the #45 most popular major in Nevada with 55 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 0.3% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. For this ranking, we are identifying those conservation schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Conservation Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Value Natural Resources Conservation School in Nevada

The following school tops our list of the Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Natural Resources Conservation School

Our rankings recognize University of Nevada - Reno as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Reno, UNR is a public school with a very large student population. UNR also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Nevada rankings.

It takes the average student at UNR about 4.6 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $30,631. This means that the average student pays around $140,596 to get a bachelor’s degree from UNR. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

On average, conservation graduates from UNR take out $18,141 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $184, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Natural Resources Conservation Schools in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 2,768
Washington 694
Oregon 393
Hawaii 48
Alaska 25

One of 5 majors within the Natural Resources & Conservation area of study, Natural Resources Conservation has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Conservation

Related Major Annual Graduates
Wildlife Management 32
Forestry 8
Natural Resource Management 1

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Lynn Betts.

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