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

4 Colleges
534 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,687 Avg Cost*

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

Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in ArizonaWith 534 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, natural resources and conservation is the #18 most popular major in Arizona. This means that 2.5% 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 Arizona ranking analyzed 4 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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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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 Arizona

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

Arizona State University - Tempe tops the 2021 list of our schools in Arizona that are best for non-traditional natural resources and conservation students. ASU - Tempe is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Tempe. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, ASU - Tempe has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Arizona ranking.

The student loan default rate at ASU - Tempe is lower than is typical, just 6.2% of students default in three years. There are approximately 23,569 students at ASU - Tempe that take at least one class online. There are roughly 5,405 part time students in attendance at ASU - Tempe. ASU - Tempe does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Northern Arizona University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Flagstaff, NAU is a public school with a fairly large student population. NAU also made our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Arizona list, coming in at #3.

The student loan default rate at NAU is lower than is typical, just 6.6% of students default in three years. There are approximately 7,024 students at NAU that take at least one class online. 7,213 of NAU students are attending part time. NAU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#3

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

University of Arizona comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Tucson, University of Arizona is a public school with a fairly large student population. University of Arizona also made our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Arizona list, coming in at #2.

About 6.0% of University of Arizona students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 12,701 students at University of Arizona that take at least one class online. About 7,884 of the students at University of Arizona are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Phoenix - Arizona earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Tempe, UOPX - Arizona is a private for-profit college with a fairly large student population. UOPX - Arizona not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #5 on our Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation in Arizona list.

94,472 of UOPX - Arizona students are exclusively distance learners. 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 Southwest Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Texas 1,075
Oklahoma 76
New Mexico 60

Natural Resources & Conservation Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 664
Forestry 49
Natural Resource Management 21

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Majors Similar to Natural Resources & Conservation

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 4,610
Engineering 4,565
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 3,202
Physical Sciences 1,825
Architecture & Related Services 593

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 4 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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