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2021 Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Nevada

1 College
96 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,631 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation School for You

Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in NevadaWith 96 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, natural resources and conservation is the #19 most popular major in Nevada. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.5% of all the natural resources and conservation bachelor's degrees in the country.

When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. We are more focused on natural resources and conservation schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

More Ways to Rank Natural Resources & Conservation Schools

The natural resources and 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 Value Natural Resources & Conservation Schools.

In addition to College Factual's rankings, you may want to take a look at College Combat, our unique tool that lets you pit your favorite schools head-to-head and compare how they rate on factors that most interest you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

2021 Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation School in Nevada

The following school tops our list of the Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation School

Our rankings recognize University of Nevada - Reno as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Reno, UNR is a public school with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UNR, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Nevada ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at UNR is 4.6 years, and it costs about $30,631 per year to attend the school. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UNR is $140,596. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Natural Resources & Conservation Schools in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 3,172
Washington 714
Hawaii 79
Oregon 623
Alaska 45

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 55
Wildlife Management 32
Forestry 8
Natural Resource Management 1

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 685
Engineering 632
Computer & Information Sciences 227
Physical Sciences 126
Mathematics & Statistics 62

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school 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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