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2021 Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Rhode Island

2 Colleges
72 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,092 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Natural Resources Conservation School for You

Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Rhode IslandIn 2018-2019, 72 bachelor's degrees were awarded to natural resources conservation students who went to a Rhode Island college or university. This makes it the #48 most popular major in the state. This means that 0.4% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Rhode Island ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in conservation. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. Instead, we are looking at those conservation schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

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. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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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 Schools in Rhode Island

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for conservation majors.

Best Value Conservation Schools in Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value natural resources conservation schools. URI is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Kingston. URI also made our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Rhode Island list, coming in at #2.

It takes about 4.3 years for the average student at URI to complete their degree, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $35,346. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from URI is $152,695. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

Conservation majors at URI take out an average of $20,580 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $213, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#2

Brown University

Providence, RI

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Brown University. Located in the city of Providence, Brown is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population. Brown did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Rhode Island list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Brown is 4.1 years, and it costs about $34,838 per year to attend the school. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Brown is about $144,229. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

On average, conservation graduates from Brown take out $13,011 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $139, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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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
Connecticut 190
New Hampshire 362
Maine 224
Vermont 319

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Wildlife Management 38
Natural Resource Management 24
Fisheries Sciences 14

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools 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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