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2021 Best Value Colleges for Wildlife Management in Wisconsin

2 Colleges
88 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,324 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Wildlife Management School for You

Best Value Colleges for Wildlife Management in WisconsinWildlife Management is the #84 most popular major in Wisconsin with 88 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 5.0% of all the wildlife bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Wildlife Management in Wisconsin ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in wildlife. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. For this ranking, we are identifying those wildlife schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.

One Size Does Not Fit All

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Wildlife Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

In addition to our rankings, you can take two colleges and compare them based on the criteria that matters most to you in our unique tool, College Combat. Go ahead and give it a try, or bookmark the link so you can check it out later.

2021 Best Value Wildlife Management Schools in Wisconsin

Check out the wildlife programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Wildlife Schools in Wisconsin

Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point as the #1 school in this year's rankings. UW - Stevens Point is a medium-sized public school located in the distant town of Stevens Point. UW - Stevens Point also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Wildlife Management in Wisconsin rankings.

At UW - Stevens Point, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $19,927. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the UW - Stevens Point is $90,070. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

Wildlife majors at UW - Stevens Point take out an average of $22,457 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $257, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - Madison as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Madison, Wisconsin is a public college with a very large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Wisconsin, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Wildlife Management in Wisconsin ranking.

It takes about 4.3 years for the average student at Wisconsin to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $38,721. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Wisconsin is $167,662. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

On average, wildlife graduates from Wisconsin take out $20,432 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $214, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Wildlife Management Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Wildlife Management Colleges in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 66
Ohio 33

Wildlife Management is one of 5 different types of Natural Resources & Conservation programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 406
Natural Resource Management 93
Forestry 88
Fisheries Sciences 63
Natural Resources Conservation (Other) 20

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools only.

  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Nicholas A. Tonelli.

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