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2021 Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Vermont

2 Colleges
355 Bachelor's Degrees
$40,088 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation School for You

Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in VermontOut of the majors we analyze each year, natural resources and conservation was ranked 8th in Vermont. In fact, 355 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that of the 21,077 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.7% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Vermont ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in natural resources and conservation. 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 Schools in Vermont

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

Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation Schools in Vermont

#1

University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

Our rankings recognize University of Vermont as the #1 school in this year's rankings. UVM is a large public school located in the city of Burlington. UVM also made our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Vermont list, coming in at #1.

It takes the average student at UVM about 4.2 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $42,133. This means that the average student pays around $175,695 to get a bachelor’s degree from UVM. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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#2

Saint Michael's College

Colchester, VT

Saint Michael's College comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Saint Michael's is a small private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized suburb of Colchester. In addition to being on our best value list, Saint Michael's has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Vermont ranking.

It takes the average student at Saint Michael’s about 4.1 years to graduate, and it costs about $38,042 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Saint Michael’s is $155,211. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Maine 391
Rhode Island 148
Massachusetts 806
New Hampshire 420
Connecticut 195

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 324
Natural Resource Management 19
Forestry 12

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 503
Computer & Information Sciences 410
Engineering 272
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 122
Mathematics & Statistics 115

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools 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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