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Natural Resources Conservation at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

If you are interested in studying natural resources conservation, you may want to check out the program at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UW Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington and has a total student population of 5,329. Of the 1,523 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Washington - Tacoma Campus in 2019, 55 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.

UW Tacoma Natural Resources Conservation Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation

UW Tacoma Natural Resources Conservation Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks conservation programs across the country. The following shows how UW Tacoma 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 UW Tacoma 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools 69
Best Natural Resources Conservation Schools 75
Most Focused Natural Resources Conservation Schools 126
Best Value Natural Resources Conservation Schools 139

Earnings of UW Tacoma Conservation Graduates

The median salary of conservation students who receive their bachelor's degree at UW Tacoma is $30,300. This is 1% higher than $29,950, which is the national average for all conservation bachelor's degree recipients.


Conservation Student Demographics at UW Tacoma

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

UW Tacoma Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Program

53% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 55 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Natural Resources Conservation from UW Tacoma in 2018-2019, 47% were men and 53% were women. The typical conservation bachelor's degree program is made up of only 43% men. So male students are more repesented at UW Tacoma since its program graduates 4% more men than average.

UW Tacoma Gender Breakdown of Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 51% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in conservation at UW Tacoma are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 20% more racial-ethnic minorities in its conservation bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Washington - Tacoma Campus with a bachelor's in conservation.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Natural Resources Conservation Majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 28
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

UW Tacoma 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 WA, the home state for University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 2,880 $85,090
Conservation Scientists 920 $65,120
Foresters 510 $69,720
Environmental Science Professors 230 $93,820
Forestry & Conservation Science Professors 80 $109,820


*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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