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

3 Colleges
623 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,265 Avg Cost*

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

Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in OregonIn 2018-2019, 623 bachelor's degrees were awarded to natural resources and conservation students who went to a Oregon college or university. This makes it the #12 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 3.0% of all the natural resources and conservation bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Oregon ranking analyzed 3 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in natural resources and conservation. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great natural resources and conservation programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the natural resources and conservation program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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2021 Best Natural Resources & Conservation Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Oregon

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

Best Natural Resources & Conservation Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University has taken the #1 spot in this year's natural resources and conservation ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Corvallis, Oregon State is a public college with a fairly large student population. Oregon State also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Oregon rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.9%. There are approximately 6,917 students at Oregon State that take at least one class online. 8,853 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Portland State University. Portland State University is a fairly large public school located in the city of Portland. Portland State University not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Oregon list.

About 6.7% of Portland State University students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 6,409 students take at least one class online at Portland State University. About 8,935 of the students at Portland State University are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#3

University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

Our rankings recognize University of Oregon as the #3 school in this year's rankings. UO is a fairly large public school located in the city of Eugene. UO also made our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Oregon list, coming in at #2.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 4.1%. There are approximately 2,926 students at UO that take at least one class online. 1,941 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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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
Alaska 45
Nevada 96

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 469
Natural Resource Management 167
Fisheries Sciences 129
Forestry 88
Wildlife Management 16

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Majors Similar to Natural Resources & Conservation

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 2,219
Computer & Information Sciences 1,707
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,706
Physical Sciences 687
Mathematics & Statistics 543

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 3 schools 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.

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