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2021 Best Value Colleges for Wildlife Management in Maine

2 Colleges
87 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,236 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Wildlife Management School for You

Best Value Colleges for Wildlife Management in MaineWildlife Management is the #30 most popular major in Maine with 87 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 1,761 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 4.9% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Wildlife Management in Maine ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in wildlife. Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. We are more focused on wildlife schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

One Size Does Not Fit All

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Value Wildlife Schools list to help you make the college decision.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

2021 Best Value Wildlife Management Schools in Maine

The following schools top our list of the Best Wildlife Management Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Wildlife Schools in Maine

#1

Unity College

Unity, ME

Unity College comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Unity is a small private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Unity. Unity also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Wildlife Management in Maine rankings.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Unity is 4.1 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $29,495. This means that the average student pays around $122,109 to get a bachelor’s degree from Unity. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

Wildlife majors at Unity take out an average of $27,585 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $280, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#2

University of Maine

Orono, ME

University of Maine comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. UMaine is a large public school located in the suburb of Orono. UMaine did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Wildlife Management in Maine list.

It takes the average student at UMaine about 4.4 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $32,976. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UMaine is $144,765. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

After completing their bachelor's degree, wildlife graduates from UMaine carry an average student debtload of $23,651. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $279, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Wildlife Management Colleges in the New England Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Rhode Island 38
New Hampshire 26

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 224
Natural Resource Management 57
Forestry 23

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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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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