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Natural Resources Conservation at SUNY Potsdam

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Natural Resources Conservation at SUNY Potsdam

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 SUNY Potsdam stacks up to those at other schools.

SUNY Potsdam is located in Potsdam, New York and has a total student population of 3,084. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 8 students received a bachelor's degree in conservation from SUNY Potsdam.

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.

SUNY Potsdam Natural Resources Conservation Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation

SUNY Potsdam Natural Resources Conservation Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The conservation major at SUNY Potsdam 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 Natural Resources Conservation Schools 287
Most Focused Natural Resources Conservation Schools 380
Most Popular Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Degree Schools 409
Most Popular Natural Resources Conservation Schools 485

How Much Do Conservation Graduates from SUNY Potsdam Make?

The median salary of conservation students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Potsdam is $22,944. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $31,602 for all conservation students.


Conservation Student Demographics at SUNY Potsdam

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

SUNY Potsdam Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Program

38% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The conservation program at SUNY Potsdam awarded 8 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 63% of these degrees went to men with the other 38% going to women. The typical conservation bachelor's degree program is made up of only 40% men. So male students are more repesented at SUNY Potsdam since its program graduates 23% more men than average.


About 75% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in conservation at SUNY Potsdam 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 SUNY Potsdam with a bachelor's in conservation.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 6
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

SUNY Potsdam 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 NY, the home state for SUNY Potsdam.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 4,400 $79,340
Environmental Science Professors 820 $90,160
Foresters 250 $65,620
Forestry & Conservation Science Professors 160 $81,450


*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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