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

2 Colleges
103 Bachelor's Degrees
$41,096 Avg Cost*

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

Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in South CarolinaWith 103 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, natural resources conservation is the #58 most popular major in South Carolina. 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 South Carolina 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

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

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 South Carolina

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

University of South Carolina - Columbia tops the 2021 list of our schools in South Carolina that are best for non-traditional natural resources conservation students. Located in the medium-sized city of Columbia, UofSC is a public school with a very large student population. UofSC did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in South Carolina list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.3%. There are approximately 8,099 students at UofSC that take at least one class online. 3,525 of UofSC students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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#2

Clemson University

Clemson, SC

Clemson University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Clemson is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Clemson. Clemson did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation in South Carolina list.

About 2.9% of Clemson students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 4,940 students take at least one class online at Clemson. There are roughly 3,011 part time students in attendance at Clemson. Clemson does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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

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

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 162
Florida 730
Tennessee 91
North Carolina 732
Virginia 363
Alabama 173
Kentucky 109
Arkansas 68
Louisiana 78
Mississippi 9
West Virginia 313

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
Forestry 52
Wildlife Management 24
Natural Resource Management 8

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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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