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2021 Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Utah

2 Colleges
176 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,211 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation School for You

Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in UtahIn 2018-2019, 176 bachelor's degrees were awarded to natural resources and conservation students who went to a Utah college or university. This makes it the #26 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 Utah 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.

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.

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2021 Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation Schools in Utah

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 Utah

#1

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Westminster College Utah earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Westminster College Salt Lake is a small private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Salt Lake City. Westminster College Salt Lake also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Utah rankings.

It takes the average student at Westminster College Salt Lake about 4.3 years to graduate, and it costs about $31,254 per year to attend the school. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Westminster College Salt Lake is about $134,392. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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#2

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Utah. Located in the city of Salt Lake City, U of U is a public college with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at U of U, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Utah ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at U of U is 4.7 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $31,168. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from U of U is $146,801. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 519
Idaho 172
Montana 223
Wyoming 40

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 105
Wildlife Management 56
Natural Resource Management 7
Fisheries Sciences 4
Forestry 4

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 3,453
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,556
Engineering 1,402
Physical Sciences 426
Mathematics & Statistics 404

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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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