Natural Resources Conservation at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona
In 2019, 7 conservation majors received their bachelor's degree from Penn State Altoona.
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.
Penn State Altoona Natural Resources Conservation Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation
Penn State Altoona Natural Resources Conservation Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks conservation programs across the country. The following shows how Penn State Altoona performed in these rankings.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The conservation major at Penn State Altoona 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.
|Best Value Natural Resources Conservation Schools||62|
|Best Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Degree Schools||65|
|Best Natural Resources Conservation Schools||72|
|Most Focused Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Degree Schools||146|
|Most Popular Natural Resources Conservation Schools||502|
Earnings of Penn State Altoona Conservation Graduates
The median salary of conservation students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Altoona is $32,400. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 8% higher than the national average of $29,950 for all conservation bachelor's degree recipients.
Conservation Student Demographics at Penn State Altoona
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the conservation majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.
Penn State Altoona Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University - Altoona with a bachelor's in conservation.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Penn State Altoona also has a doctoral program available in conservation. In 2019, 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 Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.
|Occupation||Jobs in PA||Average Salary in PA|
|Environmental Scientists and Specialists||2,050||$74,430|
|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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