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

2 Colleges
187 Bachelor's Degrees
$39,158 Avg Cost*

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

Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in LouisianaIn 2018-2019, 187 bachelor's degrees were awarded to natural resources and conservation students who went to a Louisiana college or university. This makes it the #25 most popular major in the state. This means that 0.9% 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 Louisiana ranking 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.

More Ways to Rank Natural Resources & Conservation Schools

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 Louisiana

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

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College has taken the #1 spot in this year's natural resources and conservation ranking for non-traditional students. Louisiana State University is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Baton Rouge. Louisiana State University also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Louisiana rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 4.0%. There are approximately 6,275 students at Louisiana State University that take at least one class online. About 4,121 of the students at Louisiana State University are attending part time. Louisiana State University does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Tulane University of Louisiana comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of New Orleans, Tulane is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. Tulane also made our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Louisiana list, coming in at #1.

About 3.6% of Tulane students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 801 students at Tulane that take at least one class online. 2,137 students are part time.

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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
Kentucky 166
Arkansas 117

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 112
Natural Resource Management 71
Forestry 41
Wildlife Management 8

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 2,135
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 2,050
Engineering Technologies 1,455
Computer & Information Sciences 1,048
Physical Sciences 524

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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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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