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Natural Resources Conservation at Gettysburg College

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Natural Resources Conservation at Gettysburg College

What traits are you looking for in a conservation school? To help you decide if Gettysburg College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's conservation program.

Gettysburg is located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 2,507. Of the 717 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College in 2021, 35 of them were natural resources conservation majors.

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.

Gettysburg Natural Resources Conservation Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation

Gettysburg Natural Resources Conservation Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the conservation progam at Gettysburg compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The conservation major at Gettysburg 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
Most Focused Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Degree Schools 38
Most Focused Natural Resources Conservation Schools 49
Best Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Degree Schools 62
Most Popular Natural Resources Conservation Schools 148
Best Value Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Degree Schools 226
Best Value Natural Resources Conservation Schools 242

Earnings of Gettysburg Conservation Graduates

The median salary of conservation students who receive their bachelor's degree at Gettysburg is $26,249. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $31,602 for all conservation students.


Conservation Student Demographics at Gettysburg

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

Gettysburg Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Program

54% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 46% of conservation bachelor's degrees went to men and 54% went to women. The typical conservation bachelor's degree program is made up of only 40% men. So male students are more repesented at Gettysburg since its program graduates 6% more men than average.


About 83% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in conservation at Gettysburg are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 29
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Gettysburg 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 PA, the home state for Gettysburg College.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 2,050 $74,430
Conservation Scientists 770 $55,200
Foresters 310 $66,170
Environmental Science Professors 250 $93,850


*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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