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2021 Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New Hampshire

4 Colleges
362 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,509 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Natural Resources Conservation Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New HampshireIn 2018-2019, 362 bachelor's degrees were awarded to natural resources conservation students who went to a New Hampshire college or university. This makes it the #14 most popular major in the state. This means that 2.2% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New Hampshire ranking analyzed 4 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in conservation. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality natural resources conservation programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the natural resources conservation program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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2021 Best Natural Resources Conservation Schools for Non-Traditional Students in New Hampshire

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying conservation.

Best Natural Resources Conservation Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of New Hampshire - Main Campus tops the 2021 list of our schools in New Hampshire that are best for non-traditional natural resources conservation students. UNH is a fairly large public school located in the small suburb of Durham. UNH also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in New Hampshire rankings.

About 2.2% of UNH students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 1,816 students at UNH that take at least one class online. 1,402 of UNH students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Southern New Hampshire University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best natural resources conservation schools for non-traditional students. SNHU is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized suburb of Manchester. As a testament to the quality of education offered at SNHU, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in New Hampshire ranking.

96,912 of SNHU students are exclusively distance learners. 74,621 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Plymouth State University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the remote town of Plymouth, Plymouth State is a public college with a small student population. Plymouth State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in New Hampshire list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 4.9%. Approximately 1,276 students take at least one class online at Plymouth State. About 681 of the students at Plymouth State are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Keene State College

Keene, NH

Keene State College earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the distant town of Keene, Keene State is a public college with a small student population. Keene State also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in New Hampshire rankings.

The student loan default rate at Keene State is lower than is typical, just 3.7% of students default in three years. 20 of Keene State students are exclusively distance learners. 144 of Keene State students are attending part time. Keene State does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Natural Resources Conservation Colleges in the New England Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 806
Connecticut 190
Rhode Island 72
Maine 224
Vermont 319

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resource Management 29
Wildlife Management 26
Forestry 11

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 4 schools only.

References

  • 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Lynn Betts.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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