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Natural Resources Conservation at Rider University

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Natural Resources Conservation at Rider University

If you plan to study natural resources conservation, take a look at what Rider University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Rider is located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and has a total student population of 4,636. Of the 1,010 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Rider University in 2021, 11 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.

Rider Natural Resources Conservation Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation

Rider Natural Resources Conservation Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks conservation programs across the country. The following shows how Rider 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 Rider 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 361

Conservation Student Demographics at Rider

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

Rider Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Program

27% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 11 conservation students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Rider, about 73% were men and 27% were women. The typical conservation bachelor's degree program is made up of only 40% men. So male students are more repesented at Rider since its program graduates 33% more men than average.


About 91% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in conservation at Rider 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 Rider University with a bachelor's in conservation.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Rider 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 NJ, the home state for Rider University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 2,670 $80,350
Conservation Scientists 310 $85,360
Environmental Science Professors 160 $103,650
Foresters 30 $76,760


*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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