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Natural Resources Conservation at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

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Natural Resources Conservation at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

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

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin and has a total student population of 7,174. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 35 students received a bachelor's degree in conservation from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.

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.

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Natural Resources Conservation Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation
  • Master’s Degree in Conservation

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Natural Resources Conservation Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the conservation progam at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay 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

Of the schools analyzed in this analysis, the conservation program at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay was ranked #135 for overall quality. It is also ranked as the #3 school in Wisconsin.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 30
Best Natural Resources Conservation Colleges for Veterans 32
Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation 135
Most Focused Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation 193

In 2019, 19 students received their master’s degree in conservation from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. This makes it the #41 most popular school for conservation master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Conservation Graduates from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Make?

The median salary of conservation students who receive their bachelor's degree at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is $34,300. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 15% higher than the national average of $29,950 for all conservation bachelor's degree recipients.

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Conservation Student Demographics at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

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

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Program

57% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 35 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in conservation from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay in 2019, 43% were men and 57% were women.

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Gender Breakdown of Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 97% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in conservation at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay 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 University of Wisconsin - Green Bay with a bachelor's in conservation.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Natural Resources Conservation Majors at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 34
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Natural Resources Conservation Master’s Program

47% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 19 students who graduated with a master’s in conservation from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay in 2019, 53% were men and 47% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 40% men graduate in conservation each year. University of Wisconsin - Green Bay does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 12% more men than average.

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Gender Breakdown of Natural Resources Conservation Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a conservation master's degree from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, 84% 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 University of Wisconsin - Green Bay with a master's in conservation.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Natural Resources Conservation Majors at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 16
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

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 WI, the home state for University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.

Occupation Jobs in WI Average Salary in WI
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 860 $61,030
Conservation Scientists 670 $65,610
Foresters 460 $55,810
Environmental Science Professors 120 $73,220
Forestry & Conservation Science Professors 60 $88,360

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.

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