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Natural Resources Conservation Schools in Arizona

In 2018-2019, 732 students earned their Conservation degrees in AZ.

As a degree choice, Natural Resources Conservation is the 51st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Natural Resources Conservation Majors in Arizona

Conservation majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 506
Master’s Degree 134
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 67
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 23
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 23
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 23
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

In Arizona, a conservation major is more popular with women than with men.

Natural Resources Conservation Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of conservation majors in Arizona is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 3.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.8%
  • White: 62.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.4%
  • Other Races: 14.2%
Natural Resources Conservation Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Natural Resources Conservation Grads in Arizona

There are 1,750 people in the state and 119,200 people in the nation working in conservation jobs.

Natural Resources Conservation Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Natural Resources Conservation Jobs in Arizona

Conservation grads earn an average of $72,150 in the state and $77,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Arizona that offer conservation degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

203 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
51,585 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,300 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,644.

189 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
95,777 Total Students

81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 4% of the teachers are full time. 38 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

142 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
44,097 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. The average student takes 4.36 years to complete their degree at University of Arizona. 76% of the teachers are full time.

107 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
31,066 Total Students

94% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at NAU. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,540 Total Students

23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 6.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time.

#6

Prescott College

Prescott
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
827 Total Students

69% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.14 years to complete their degree at Prescot College.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,445 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,115 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,300 a year. 65% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,945.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,942 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation. 100% of the teachers are full time.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
90,253 Total Students

The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $21,197. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

Natural Resources Conservation Careers in AZ

Some of the careers conservation majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 15% $63,810
Conservation Scientists 7% $70,720

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to conservation.

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Forestry 90
Wildlife Management 61
Natural Resource Management 25

View all majors related to Natural Resources Conservation

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