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Natural Resources & Conservation at Sul Ross State University

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Natural Resources & Conservation at Sul Ross State University

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

Sul Ross is located in Alpine, Texas and has a total student population of 2,406. In 2019, 14 natural resources and conservation majors received their bachelor's degree from Sul Ross.

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.

Sul Ross Natural Resources & Conservation Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources & Conservation
  • Master’s Degree in Natural Resources & Conservation

Sul Ross Natural Resources & Conservation Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the natural resources and conservation progam at Sul Ross 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 natural resources and conservation major at Sul Ross 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 Master’s Degree Schools 13
Most Popular Natural Resources & Conservation Master’s Degree Schools 70
Most Focused Natural Resources & Conservation Schools 72
Most Focused Natural Resources & Conservation Bachelor’s Degree Schools 149
Most Popular Natural Resources & Conservation Schools 226
Most Popular Natural Resources & Conservation Bachelor’s Degree Schools 322

In 2019, 17 students received their master’s degree in natural resources and conservation from Sul Ross. This makes it the #70 most popular school for natural resources and conservation master’s degree candidates in the country.

Natural Resources & Conservation Student Demographics at Sul Ross

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the natural resources and conservation majors at Sul Ross State University.

Sul Ross Natural Resources & Conservation Bachelor’s Program

57% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The natural resources and conservation program at Sul Ross awarded 14 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 43% of these degrees went to men with the other 57% going to women.

Sul Ross Gender Breakdown of Natural Resources & Conservation Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 79% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in natural resources and conservation at Sul Ross 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 Sul Ross State University with a bachelor's in natural resources and conservation.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Natural Resources & Conservation Majors at Sul Ross State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Sul Ross Natural Resources & Conservation Master’s Program

47% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 natural resources and conservation majors earned their master's degree from Sul Ross. Of these graduates, 53% were men and 47% were women.

Sul Ross Gender Breakdown of Natural Resources & Conservation Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a natural resources and conservation master's degree from Sul Ross, 76% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Sul Ross State University with a master's in natural resources and conservation.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Natural Resources & Conservation Majors at Sul Ross State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 13
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Sul Ross also has a doctoral program available in natural resources and conservation. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Sul Ross State University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Wildlife Management 29
Natural Resource Management 2

Careers That Natural Resources & Conservation Grads May Go Into

A degree in natural resources and 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 TX, the home state for Sul Ross State University.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 60,260 $61,870
Firefighters 29,110 $52,520
Managers 20,710 $122,130
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Recreational Protective Service Workers 13,430 $21,450
Police and Detective Supervisors 6,400 $87,840

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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