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Natural Resources Conservation at Lafayette College

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Natural Resources Conservation at Lafayette College

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

Lafayette is located in Easton, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 2,514. Of the 720 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Lafayette College in 2021, 17 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.

Lafayette Natural Resources Conservation Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation

Lafayette Natural Resources Conservation Rankings

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

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 Lafayette 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 128
Most Focused Natural Resources Conservation Schools 160
Most Popular Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Degree Schools 246
Most Popular Natural Resources Conservation Schools 291

Conservation Student Demographics at Lafayette

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

Lafayette Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 17 conservation students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Lafayette, about 29% were men and 71% were women.


About 65% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in conservation at Lafayette are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 4% 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 Lafayette College with a bachelor's in conservation.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Lafayette 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 Lafayette 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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