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2021 Best Wildlife Management Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Region

4 Colleges
151 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,555 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Wildlife Management Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Wildlife Management Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the New England RegionWildlife Management is the #133 most popular major in the country with 1,761 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 151 went to students in the New England region of the United States.

This year's Best Wildlife Management Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Region ranking looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in wildlife. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great wildlife management programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the wildlife management program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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2021 Best Wildlife Management Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Region

The following schools top our list of the Best Wildlife Management Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best Wildlife Management Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

Unity College

Unity, ME

Unity College has taken the #1 spot in this year's wildlife management ranking for non-traditional students. Unity is a fairly small private not-for-profit school located in the remote area of Unity. Unity did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Wildlife Management in the New England Region list.

The student loan default rate at Unity is lower than is typical, just 5.9% of students default in three years. 44 of Unity students are attending part time. Unity does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#2

University of Maine

Orono, ME

Our rankings recognize University of Maine as the #2 school in this year's rankings. UMaine is a large public school located in the suburb of Orono. UMaine also made our Best Colleges for Wildlife Management in the New England Region list, coming in at #2.

About 5.7% of UMaine students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 2,773 students at UMaine that take at least one class online. 2,475 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of New Hampshire - Main Campus earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. UNH is a fairly large public school located in the small suburb of Durham. UNH not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Wildlife Management in the New England Region list.

The student loan default rate at UNH is lower than is typical, just 2.2% of students default in three years. There are approximately 1,816 students at UNH that take at least one class online. There are roughly 1,402 part time students in attendance at UNH. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Rhode Island comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Kingston, URI is a public college with a large student population. URI also made our Best Colleges for Wildlife Management in the New England Region list, coming in at #4.

The student loan default rate at URI is lower than is typical, just 4.4% of students default in three years. There are approximately 3,055 students at URI that take at least one class online. About 3,456 of the students at URI are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Wildlife Management Colleges by State

Explore the best for non-traditional students wildlife management colleges for a specific state in the New England region.

State Degrees Awarded
Rhode Island 38
New Hampshire 26
Maine 87

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

Majors Similar to Wildlife

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 2,556
Natural Resource Management 280
Forestry 103
Fisheries Sciences 14

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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 Nicholas A. Tonelli.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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