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

3 Colleges
270 Bachelor's Degrees
$23,519 Avg Cost*

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

Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in GeorgiaWith 270 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, natural resources and conservation is the #26 most popular major in Georgia. This means that of the 21,077 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.3% were from a college or university in the state.

For this year's Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Georgia ranking, we looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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 Georgia

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

University of Georgia

Athens, GA

University of Georgia has taken the #1 spot in this year's natural resources and conservation ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Athens, UGA is a public college with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UGA has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Georgia ranking.

About 2.3% of UGA students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 3,957 students take at least one class online at UGA. About 3,722 of the students at UGA are attending part time.

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Our rankings recognize Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the distant town of Tifton, ABAC Tifton is a public college with a small student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, ABAC Tifton has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Georgia ranking.

Approximately 833 students take at least one class online at ABAC Tifton. There are roughly 1,631 part time students in attendance at ABAC Tifton. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of North Georgia earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. UNG is a fairly large public school located in the town of Dahlonega. UNG not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Georgia list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 8.8%. Approximately 3,965 students take at least one class online at UNG. There are roughly 6,303 part time students in attendance at UNG. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 93
Florida 956
Virginia 539
West Virginia 483
Tennessee 241
North Carolina 857
South Carolina 126
Alabama 252
Louisiana 187
Kentucky 166
Arkansas 117

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 182
Forestry 108
Wildlife Management 46
Natural Resource Management 30

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Majors Similar to Natural Resources & Conservation

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 6,302
Engineering 5,103
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 4,534
Physical Sciences 1,210
Mathematics & Statistics 929

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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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