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

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

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

Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 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.

For this year's Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Utah ranking, we looked at 2 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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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.

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

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

#1

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

University of Utah tops the 2021 list of our schools in Utah that are best for non-traditional natural resources and conservation students. Located in the midsize city of Salt Lake City, U of U is a public school with a very large student population. U of U not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Utah list.

About 2.7% of U of U students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 9,847 students at U of U that take at least one class online. About 8,158 of the students at U of U are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#2

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Westminster College Utah earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Westminster College Salt Lake is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Salt Lake City. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Westminster College Salt Lake has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Utah ranking.

The student loan default rate at Westminster College Salt Lake is lower than is typical, just 3.2% of students default in three years. There are approximately 135 students at Westminster College Salt Lake that take at least one class online. There are roughly 278 part time students in attendance at Westminster College Salt Lake. 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 Rocky Mountains Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 519
Idaho 172
Montana 223
Wyoming 40

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 107
Wildlife Management 67
Natural Resource Management 32
Natural Resources Conservation (Other) 9
Forestry 5

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 5,294
Engineering 2,086
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,735
Physical Sciences 622
Mathematics & Statistics 537

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 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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