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Natural Resources Conservation at Queens College

If you are interested in studying natural resources conservation, you may want to check out the program at Queens College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

QC is located in Queens, New York and has a total student population of 19,700. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 33 students received a bachelor's degree in conservation from QC.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Natural Resources Conservation section at the bottom of this page.

QC Natural Resources Conservation Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation

QC Natural Resources Conservation Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks conservation programs across the country. The following shows how QC performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The conservation major at QC is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Natural Resources Conservation. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Degree Schools 198
Most Focused Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Degree Schools 385

Earnings of QC Conservation Graduates

The median salary of conservation students who receive their bachelor's degree at QC is $38,693. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 22% higher than the national average of $31,602 for all conservation bachelor's degree recipients.


Conservation Student Demographics at QC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the conservation majors at Queens College.

QC Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Program

48% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 33 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in conservation from QC in 2021, 52% were men and 48% were women. The typical conservation bachelor's degree program is made up of only 40% men. So male students are more repesented at QC since its program graduates 12% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 39% more racial-ethnic minorities in its conservation bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Queens College with a bachelor's in conservation.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 11
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

QC also has a doctoral program available in conservation. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Conservation Grads May Go Into

A degree in conservation can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Queens College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 4,400 $79,340
Environmental Science Professors 820 $90,160
Foresters 250 $65,620
Forestry & Conservation Science Professors 160 $81,450


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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