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2021 Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Indiana

1 College
282 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,050 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation School for You

Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in IndianaWith 282 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, natural resources and conservation is the #25 most popular major in Indiana. This means that 1.3% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. For this ranking, we are identifying those natural resources and conservation schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. 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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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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. Go ahead and give it a try, or bookmark the link so you can check it out later.

2021 Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation School in Indiana

Check out the natural resources and conservation programs at this school if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation School

#1

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Ball State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value natural resources and conservation schools. Located in the city of Muncie, Ball State is a public school with a fairly large student population. Ball State also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Indiana rankings.

At Ball State, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.3 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $26,050. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Ball State is about $111,494. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 716
Ohio 640
Illinois 483
Wisconsin 758

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 231
Fisheries Sciences 35
Forestry 16

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 3,759
Computer & Information Sciences 2,654
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 2,329
Engineering Technologies 1,428
Mathematics & Statistics 852

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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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