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2021 Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Vermont

2 Colleges
324 Bachelor's Degrees
$40,088 Avg Cost*

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Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in VermontOut of the majors we analyze each year, natural resources conservation was ranked 3rd in Vermont. In fact, 324 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that 2.0% 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 Vermont ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in conservation. Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. Instead, we are looking at those conservation schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Value Conservation Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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2021 Best Value Natural Resources Conservation Schools in Vermont

The following schools top our list of the Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Conservation Schools in Vermont

#1

University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

University of Vermont earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Burlington, UVM is a public college with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UVM, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Vermont ranking.

It takes about 4.2 years for the average student at UVM to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $42,133. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UVM is about $175,695. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

While working on their bachelor's, conservation majors at UVM accumulate an average of around $20,948 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $230.

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#2

Saint Michael's College

Colchester, VT

Our rankings recognize Saint Michael's College as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Colchester, Saint Michael's is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Saint Michael's also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Vermont rankings.

At Saint Michael’s, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.1 years, and it costs about $38,042 per year to attend the school. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Saint Michael’s be around $155,211. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

Conservation majors at Saint Michael's take out an average of $25,136 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $280, assuming that the borrower is 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 Colleges in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 806
Connecticut 190
Rhode Island 72
New Hampshire 362
Maine 224

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resource Management 19
Forestry 12

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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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