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

2 Colleges
105 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,211 Avg Cost*

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

Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in UtahIn 2018-2019, 105 bachelor's degrees were awarded to natural resources conservation students who went to a Utah college or university. This makes it the #69 most popular major in the state. This means that 0.6% 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 Utah ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in conservation. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great natural resources conservation programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the natural resources conservation program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

One Size Does Not Fit All

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 Conservation Schools for Non-Traditional Students.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

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

Check out the conservation programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Best Natural Resources Conservation Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

University of Utah tops the 2021 list of our schools in Utah that are best for non-traditional natural resources conservation students. Located in the midsize city of Salt Lake City, U of U is a public college with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at U of U, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Utah ranking.

The student loan default rate at U of U is lower than is typical, just 2.7% of students default in three years. There are approximately 9,847 students at U of U that take at least one class online. There are roughly 8,158 part time students in attendance at U of U. U of U does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#2

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Westminster College Utah comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Westminster College Salt Lake is a small private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Salt Lake City. Westminster College Salt Lake also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in Utah rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.2%. Approximately 135 students take at least one class online at Westminster College Salt Lake. 278 of Westminster College Salt Lake students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Natural Resources Conservation Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

Explore all the Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Rocky Mountains Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 476
Idaho 79
Montana 89
Wyoming 40

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 67
Natural Resource Management 32
Natural Resources Conservation (Other) 9
Forestry 5
Fisheries Sciences 4

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 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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