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2021 Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in District of Columbia

1 College
46 Bachelor's Degrees
$43,358 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation School for You

Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in District of ColumbiaIn 2018-2019, 46 bachelor's degrees were awarded to natural resources and conservation students who went to a District of Columbia college or university. This makes it the #25 most popular major in the state. This means that 0.2% 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.

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.

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 District of Columbia

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

Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation School

George Washington University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value natural resources and conservation schools. Located in the large city of Washington, GWU is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, GWU has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in District of Columbia ranking.

It takes about 4.1 years for the average student at GWU to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $43,358. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the GWU is $179,069. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 734
New York 1,066
New Jersey 280
Maryland 418
Delaware 113

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 46

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 471
Engineering 414
Computer & Information Sciences 390
Mathematics & Statistics 150
Physical Sciences 96

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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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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