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

2 Colleges
166 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,870 Avg Cost*

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

Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in KentuckyIn 2018-2019, 166 bachelor's degrees were awarded to natural resources and conservation students who went to a Kentucky college or university. This makes it the #25 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.

This year's Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Kentucky ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Natural Resources & Conservation Schools for Non-Traditional Students list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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

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 Kentucky

Lexington, KY

University of Kentucky has taken the #1 spot in this year's natural resources and conservation ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Lexington, UK is a public school with a very large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UK, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Kentucky ranking.

About 5.9% of UK students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 5,416 students take at least one class online at UK. 3,024 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Eastern Kentucky University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Eastern is a large public school located in the distant town of Richmond. Eastern also made our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Kentucky list, coming in at #2.

3,578 of Eastern students are exclusively distance learners. About 4,649 of the students at Eastern are attending part time. Eastern does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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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
Georgia 270
West Virginia 483
Tennessee 241
North Carolina 857
South Carolina 126
Alabama 252
Louisiana 187
Arkansas 117

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 123
Wildlife Management 41
Forestry 20
Natural Resources Conservation (Other) 3

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 3,207
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,438
Engineering 1,421
Engineering Technologies 875
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 732

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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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