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Bachelor’s Degrees in Natural Resource Management

1,307 Yearly Graduations
$30,900 Median Salary
$23,372 Median Debt
A bachelor's degree in resource management is offered at 80 colleges in the United States. This degree is more popular with male students, and about 15% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.0% of resource management graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Resource Management Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1,307 students earned their bachelor's degree in resource management. This earns it the #151 spot on the list of the most popular bachelor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in resource management at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,307
Master’s Degree 890
Associate’s Degree 228
Basic Certificate 197
Graduate Certificate 135
Undergraduate Certificate 51
Doctor’s Degree 34

Earnings of Resource Management Majors With Bachelor’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in resource management is $30,900. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $26,900 and the high is $35,000.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in resource management is $23,372. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $25,750 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $19,728.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $242.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue bachelor's degrees in resource management. About 57.5% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 751
Women 556
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degrees in Resource Management

The racial-ethnic distribution of resource management bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 26
Black or African American 29
Hispanic or Latino 95
White 1,049
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 95
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Resource Management Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 80 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in resource management. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon
113 Yearly Graduations
48% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Oregon State University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for resource management majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree. Roughly 31,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,846 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,933 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 113 bachelor's degrees were handed out to resource management majors at Oregon State. About 48% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Stevens Point, Wisconsin
93 Yearly Graduations
34% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for resource management majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. Roughly 8,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,698 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,066 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 93 bachelor's degrees were handed out to resource management majors at UW - Stevens Point. About 34% of this group were women, and 5% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

84 Yearly Graduations
54% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in resource management. Each year, around 21,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,742 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,176 per year.

The resource management program at California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo awarded 84 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 54% were women and 31% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

71 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in resource management. Roughly 31,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,038 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,132 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 71 bachelor's degrees were handed out to resource management majors at Louisiana State University. Around 14% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 65% were women.

62 Yearly Graduations
35% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ohio State University - Main Campus comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in resource management. Roughly 61,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,197 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,560 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 62 people received their bachelor's degree in resource management from Ohio State. About 35% of this group were women, and 3% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

61 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in resource management. Roughly 2,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

The resource management program at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry awarded 61 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 18% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 33% were women.

#7

Unity College

Unity, Maine
57 Yearly Graduations
28% Women

Unity College is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in resource management. Roughly 900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $28,800 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $26,100 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 57 bachelor's degrees were handed out to resource management majors at Unity.

#8

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey
42 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for resource management majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Rutgers University - New Brunswick. Roughly 50,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,230 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,736 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 42 people received their bachelor's degree in resource management from Rutgers New Brunswick. About 60% of this group were women, and 21% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, Florida
36 Yearly Graduations
69% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida Gulf Coast University comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in resource management. Roughly 14,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,191 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,974 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 36 bachelor's degrees were handed out to resource management majors at FGCU. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 69% were women.

#10

West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia
35 Yearly Graduations
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for resource management majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is West Virginia University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,976 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,134 per year.

The resource management program at West Virginia University awarded 35 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#11

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, Hawaii
31 Yearly Graduations
58% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Hawaii at Manoa comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in resource management. Roughly 17,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,304 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,912 per year.

The resource management program at University of Hawaii at Manoa awarded 31 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 48% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 58% were women.

#12

St Petersburg College

Clearwater, Florida
30 Yearly Graduations
63% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

St Petersburg College comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in resource management. Each year, around 28,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 30 bachelor's degrees were handed out to resource management majors at SPC. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 63% were women.

30 Yearly Graduations
47% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bowling Green State University - Main Campus comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in resource management. Each year, around 17,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,278 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,017 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 30 bachelor's degrees were handed out to resource management majors at BGSU. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 47% were women.

#14

The University of Montana

Missoula, Montana
28 Yearly Graduations
36% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for resource management majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is The University of Montana. Each year, around 10,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,352 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,716 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 28 people received their bachelor's degree in resource management from UM. Around 4% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 36% were women.

27 Yearly Graduations
26% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for resource management majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of New Hampshire - Main Campus. Roughly 14,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,520 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,170 per year.

The resource management program at University of New Hampshire - Main Campus awarded 27 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 26% were women and 15% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

26 Yearly Graduations
27% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for resource management majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is The University of Tennessee - Martin. Roughly 7,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,214 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,096 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 people received their bachelor's degree in resource management from UT Martin. Around 4% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 27% were women.

#17

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island
24 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Rhode Island is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in resource management. Roughly 17,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,590 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,734 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 people received their bachelor's degree in resource management from URI. Of these students, 33% were women and 8% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

Everglades University

Boca Raton, Florida
22 Yearly Graduations
27% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for resource management majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Everglades University. Each year, around 2,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,520 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,200 per year.

The resource management program at Everglades University awarded 22 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 41% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 27% were women.

#18

Glenville State College

Glenville, West Virginia
22 Yearly Graduations
9% Women

Glenville State College is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in resource management. Each year, around 1,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 people received their bachelor's degree in resource management from Glenville State College.

20 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for resource management majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is North Dakota State University - Main Campus. Roughly 13,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,275 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,743 per year.

The resource management program at North Dakota State University - Main Campus awarded 20 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 25% of this group were women, and 5% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to resource management that offer bachelor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Natural Resources Conservation 16,348
Wildlife Management 1,761
Forestry 1,156
Fisheries Sciences 405
Other Resources & Conservation 100

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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