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2021 Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Connecticut

1 College
190 Bachelor's Degrees
$39,140 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Natural Resources Conservation School for You

Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in ConnecticutWith 190 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, natural resources conservation is the #36 most popular major in Connecticut. This means that 1.2% 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.

More Ways to Rank Natural Resources Conservation Schools

The conservation school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Value Conservation Schools.

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2021 Best Value Natural Resources Conservation School in Connecticut

Check out the conservation programs at this school if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Natural Resources Conservation School

Our rankings recognize University of Connecticut as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Storrs, UCONN is a public school with a very large student population. UCONN also made our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Connecticut list, coming in at #1.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at UCONN is 4.2 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $39,140. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UCONN is about $162,822. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

Conservation majors at UCONN take out an average of $20,799 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $223.

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Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Natural Resources Conservation Schools in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 806
Rhode Island 72
New Hampshire 362
Maine 224
Vermont 319

Natural Resources Conservation is one of 5 different types of Natural Resources & Conservation programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Conservation

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resource Management 5

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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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