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2021 Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in South Carolina

2 Colleges
126 Bachelor's Degrees
$41,096 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Natural Resources & Conservation School for You

Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in South CarolinaWith 126 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, natural resources and conservation is the #25 most popular major in South Carolina. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.6% of all the natural resources and conservation bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in South Carolina 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 South Carolina

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 South Carolina

#1

Clemson University

Clemson, SC

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Clemson University. Clemson is a very large public school located in the large suburb of Clemson. Clemson did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in South Carolina list.

The average student at Clemson graduates in less than 4.3 years, and it costs about $42,274 per year to attend the school. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Clemson be around $182,624. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Our rankings recognize University of South Carolina - Columbia as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize city of Columbia, Carolina is a public school with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Carolina has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in South Carolina ranking.

It takes about 4.2 years for the average student at Carolina to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $39,917. This means that the average student pays around $167,651 to get a bachelor’s degree from Carolina. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Natural Resources & Conservation Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 93
Florida 956
Virginia 539
Georgia 270
North Carolina 857
Tennessee 241
West Virginia 483
Alabama 252
Louisiana 187
Kentucky 166
Arkansas 117

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 103
Forestry 23

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 2,455
Engineering 1,641
Computer & Information Sciences 844
Physical Sciences 430
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 353

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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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