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2021 Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Nebraska

2 Colleges
134 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,082 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Natural Resources Conservation School for You

Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in NebraskaNatural Resources Conservation is the #29 most popular major in Nebraska with 134 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 16,348 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.8% were from a college or university in the state.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Nebraska ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in conservation. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. We are more focused on conservation schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Value Conservation Schools list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Value Natural Resources Conservation Schools in Nebraska

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

Best Value Conservation Schools in Nebraska

University of Nebraska - Lincoln landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value natural resources conservation schools. Located in the large city of Lincoln, UNL is a public college with a fairly large student population. UNL not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Nebraska list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at UNL is 4.5 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $28,697. This means that the average student pays around $128,563 to get a bachelor’s degree from UNL. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

While working on their bachelor's, conservation majors at UNL accumulate an average of around $21,340 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $223.

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Our rankings recognize University of Nebraska at Omaha as the #2 school in this year's rankings. UNOMAHA is a large public school located in the city of Omaha. In addition to being on our best value list, UNOMAHA has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Nebraska ranking.

It takes the average student at UNOMAHA about 4.7 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $23,468. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from UNOMAHA be around $110,300. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

The average amount in student loans that conservation majors at UNOMAHA take out while working on their bachelor's is $22,478. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $234, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges in the Plains States Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 128
Minnesota 367
Iowa 246
Kansas 56
South Dakota 11
North Dakota 12

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
Natural Resource Management 4

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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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