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2021 Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Nevada

1 College
96 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,631 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Natural Resources & Conservation Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in NevadaWith 96 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, natural resources and conservation is the #19 most popular major in Nevada. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.5% of all the natural resources and conservation bachelor's degrees in the country.

This ranking identifies schools with high-quality natural resources and conservation programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the natural resources and conservation program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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 Natural Resources & Conservation Schools for Non-Traditional Students.

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. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

2021 Best Natural Resources & Conservation School for Non-Traditional Students in Nevada

The following school tops our list of the Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best Natural Resources & Conservation School for Non-Traditional Students

University of Nevada - Reno tops the 2021 list of our schools in Nevada that are best for non-traditional natural resources and conservation students. Located in the city of Reno, UNR is a public college with a fairly large student population. UNR also made our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Nevada list, coming in at #1.

The student loan default rate at UNR is lower than is typical, just 5.0% of students default in three years. Approximately 3,706 students take at least one class online at UNR. There are roughly 4,695 part time students in attendance at UNR. UNR does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Natural Resources & Conservation Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 3,172
Washington 714
Hawaii 79
Oregon 623
Alaska 45

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 64
Wildlife Management 32
Forestry 8
Natural Resource Management 3

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Science Technologies / Technicians 976
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 804
Engineering 787
Computer & Information Sciences 427
Physical Sciences 300

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top school only.

References

  • 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Lynn Betts.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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