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Natural Resources Conservation at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

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Natural Resources Conservation at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

Every natural resources conservation school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the conservation program at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona stacks up to those at other schools.

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.

Ranking Type Rank
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.

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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

43% Women
Of the 7 conservation students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from Penn State Altoona, about 57% were men and 43% were women. The typical conservation bachelor's degree program is made up of only 43% men. So male students are more repesented at Penn State Altoona since its program graduates 14% more men than average.

Penn State Altoona Gender Breakdown of Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 86% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in conservation at Penn State Altoona 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 Pennsylvania State University - Altoona with a bachelor's in conservation.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Natural Resources Conservation Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 6
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 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
Conservation Scientists 770 $55,200
Foresters 310 $66,170
Environmental Science Professors 250 $93,850

References

*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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