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

3 Colleges
483 Bachelor's Degrees
$23,434 Avg Cost*

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

Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in West VirginiaNatural Resources & Conservation is the #13 most popular major in West Virginia with 483 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 2.3% 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 West Virginia ranking looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in natural resources and conservation. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality natural resources and conservation programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the natural resources and conservation program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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 West Virginia

Check out the natural resources and conservation programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Best Natural Resources & Conservation Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

West Virginia University has taken the #1 spot in this year's natural resources and conservation ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Morgantown, WVU is a public school with a very large student population. WVU not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in West Virginia list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 8.0%. There are approximately 5,231 students at WVU that take at least one class online. There are roughly 3,018 part time students in attendance at WVU.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to American Public University System. Located in the fringe town of Charles Town, American Military University is a private for-profit college with a fairly large student population. American Military University did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in West Virginia list.

There are approximately 46,088 students at American Military University and they are all exclusively distance learners. 43,358 of American Military University students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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#3

Glenville State College

Glenville, WV

Glenville State College landed the #3 spot in our 2021 best natural resources and conservation schools for non-traditional students. Located in the town of Glenville, Glenville State College is a public college with a small student population. Glenville State College did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in West Virginia list.

Approximately 452 students take at least one class online at Glenville State College. There are roughly 573 part time students in attendance at Glenville State College. 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
Georgia 270
Alabama 252
Tennessee 241
North Carolina 857
South Carolina 126
Louisiana 187
Kentucky 166
Arkansas 117

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 430
Wildlife Management 81
Forestry 75
Natural Resource Management 71

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 1,377
Engineering 1,112
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 734
Engineering Technologies 378
Physical Sciences 271

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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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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