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2021 Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Idaho

2 Colleges
172 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,424 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation School for You

Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in IdahoIn 2018-2019, 172 bachelor's degrees were awarded to natural resources and conservation students who went to a Idaho college or university. This makes it the #18 most popular major in the state. This means that 0.8% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Idaho ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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.

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

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2021 Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation Schools in Idaho

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 Idaho

#1

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

University of Idaho earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Idaho is a fairly large public school located in the town of Moscow. Idaho did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Idaho list.

At Idaho, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $29,080. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Idaho is about $131,151. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Boise State University. Boise State is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Boise. Boise State also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Idaho rankings.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Boise State is 4.7 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $29,767. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Boise State is $139,607. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 519
Utah 176
Montana 223
Wyoming 40

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 79
Wildlife Management 44
Forestry 34
Fisheries Sciences 8
Natural Resource Management 7

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 782
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 759
Computer & Information Sciences 464
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 267
Physical Sciences 163

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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.

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