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

4 Colleges
420 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,509 Avg Cost*

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

Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New HampshireWith 420 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, natural resources and conservation is the #16 most popular major in New Hampshire. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.0% 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 New Hampshire ranking looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in natural resources and conservation. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent natural resources and conservation programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the natural resources and conservation program at the school. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying natural resources and conservation.

Best Natural Resources & Conservation Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of New Hampshire - Main Campus tops the 2021 list of our schools in New Hampshire that are best for non-traditional natural resources and conservation students. Located in the suburb of Durham, UNH is a public college with a fairly large student population. UNH not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in New Hampshire list.

About 2.2% of UNH students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 1,816 students take at least one class online at UNH. There are roughly 1,402 part time students in attendance at UNH. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Southern New Hampshire University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best natural resources and conservation schools for non-traditional students. Located in the midsize suburb of Manchester, SNHU is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population. SNHU also took the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in New Hampshire rankings.

96,912 students at SNHU are exclusively online. 74,621 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Our rankings recognize Plymouth State University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Plymouth State is a small public school located in the remote town of Plymouth. Plymouth State also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in New Hampshire rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 4.9%. There are approximately 1,276 students at Plymouth State that take at least one class online. 681 of Plymouth State students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Keene State College

Keene, NH

Keene State College comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Keene State is a small public school located in the town of Keene. Keene State also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in New Hampshire rankings.

The student loan default rate at Keene State is lower than is typical, just 3.7% of students default in three years. 20 of Keene State students are exclusively distance learners. 144 of Keene State students are attending 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 New England Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 350
Maine 391
Rhode Island 148
Massachusetts 806
Connecticut 195

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 499
Natural Resource Management 29
Wildlife Management 26
Forestry 11

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 1,715
Engineering 768
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 655
Mathematics & Statistics 327
Physical Sciences 243

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 4 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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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