Qualified and Popular Natural Resources/Conservation Graduate Programs

In United States, 254 schools have the Natural Resources/Conservation programs in graduate level. Next table shows the top 20 schools that have the qualified Natural Resources/Conservation graduate programs. University of Chicago has the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of $61,548 and Harvard University has the most completers (218 students) who earned their graduate degree for Natural Resources/Conservation program.
Next table compares the popular and qualified Natural Resources/Conservation graduate programs by rank, tuition, and number of completers. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort. You may want see the overall tuition information and list of all graduate programs that offers Natural Resources/Conservation programs at Natural Resources/Conservation tuition information page.
2020-2021 Qualified and Popular Natural Resources/Conservation Graduate Schools Comparison
RankNameGraduate Tuition & FeesNumber of Completers1)Total Number of Graduate StudentsNumber of Total Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Stanford UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsStanford, CA $49,617 35 10,294 158 programs 5 to 1
2 Harvard UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsCambridge, MA $49,214 218 21,616 274 programs 7 to 1
3 Princeton UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsPrinceton, NJ $53,770 6 2,946 86 programs 5 to 1
4 Columbia University in the City of New YorkPrivate, 4 yearsNew York, NY $49,968 83 22,861 375 programs 6 to 1
5 Yale UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNew Haven, CT $43,300 161 7,469 217 programs 6 to 1
6 Duke UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsDurham, NC $56,888 158 9,924 168 programs 6 to 1
7 University of PennsylvaniaPrivate, 4 yearsPhiladelphia, PA $40,182 64 14,009 255 programs 6 to 1
8 University of ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $61,548 11 10,370 154 programs 5 to 1
9 Brown UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsProvidence, RI $58,180 0 3,214 169 programs 6 to 1
10 University of California-BerkeleyPublic, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $29,289
($14,187 Residents)
78 11,648 196 programs 20 to 1
11 Cornell UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsIthaca, NY $29,585 17 8,418 226 programs 9 to 1
12 University of Michigan-Ann ArborPublic, 4 yearsAnn Arbor, MI $48,532
($24,218 Residents)
111 16,398 351 programs 11 to 1
13 Rice UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsHouston, TX $49,403 6 3,132 88 programs 6 to 1
14 University of California-Los AngelesPublic, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $28,055
($12,953 Residents)
2 12,960 213 programs 18 to 1
15 University of Southern CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $47,107 19 27,403 472 programs 9 to 1
16 University of California-Santa BarbaraPublic, 4 yearsSanta Barbara, CA $28,671
($13,569 Residents)
83 2,906 103 programs 22 to 1
17 University of FloridaPublic, 4 yearsGainesville, FL $29,302
($12,737 Residents)
87 16,727 230 programs 18 to 1
18 Colorado State University-Fort CollinsPublic, 4 yearsFort Collins, CO $28,142
($12,871 Residents)
127 7,516 191 programs 16 to 1
19 University of Washington-Seattle CampusPublic, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $33,534
($19,293 Residents)
85 15,301 436 programs 19 to 1
20 University of Wisconsin-MadisonPublic, 4 yearsMadison, WI $25,506
($12,180 Residents)
82 11,758 281 programs 17 to 1
1) Number of completers who received/competing graduate Natural Resources/Conservation program - master, doctorate, or post-graduate certificate.

Sub Major Programs and Concentrated area of Natural Resources/Conservation

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Instructional programs that focus on the various natural resources and conservation fields and prepare individuals for related occupations
A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature
A program that focuses on the application of biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of the physical environment and the solution of environmental problems, including subjects such as abating or controlling environmental pollution and degradation; the interaction between human society and the natural environment; and natural resources management. Includes instruction in biology, chemistry, physics, geosciences, climatology, statistics, and mathematical modeling
Any instructional program in Natural Resources Conservation and Research which is not categorized in sub area
A program that prepares individuals to plan, develop, manage, and evaluate programs to protect and regulate natural habitats and renewable natural resources. Includes instruction in the principles of wildlife and conservation biology, environmental science, animal population surveying, natural resource economics, management techniques for various habitats, applicable law and policy, administrative and communications skills, and public relations
A program that focuses on the application of economic concepts and methods to the analysis of issues such as air and water pollution, land use planning, waste disposal, invasive species and pest control, conservation policies, and related environmental problems. Includes instruction in cost-benefit analysis, environmental impact assessment, evaluation and assessment of alternative resource management strategies, policy evaluation and monitoring, and descriptive and analytic tools for studying how environmental developments affect the economic system
A program that prepares individuals to apply the principles of marine/aquatic biology, oceanography, natural resource economics, and natural resources management to the development, conservation, and management of freshwater and saltwater environments. Includes instruction in subjects such as wetlands, riverine, lacustrian, coastal, and oceanic water resources; water conservation and use; flood control; pollution control; water supply logistics; wastewater management; aquatic and marine ecology; aquatic and marine life conservation; and the economic and recreational uses of water resources
A program that focuses on how public and/or private land and associated resources can be preserved, developed, and used for maximum social, economic, and environmental benefit. Includes instruction in natural resources management, natural resource economics, public policy, regional and land use planning, environmental impact assessment, applicable law and regulations, government and politics, principles of business and real estate land use, statistical and analytical tools, computer applications, mapping and report preparation, site analysis, cost analysis, and communications skills
A program that prepares individuals to plan, develop, and manage tourism in a natural resource setting, with an emphasis on applying environmentally sound, culturally sensitive, and economically sustainable principles. Includes instruction in environmental studies; natural resource management and interpretation; tourism planning, management, and policies; public land use management and policies; communications; marketing; and public relations
A program that prepares individuals to enforce natural resource and environmental protection regulations and laws; and to perform emergency duties to protect human life, property and natural resources, including fire prevention and control measures, and emergency and rescue procedures. Includes instruction in natural and physical sciences, natural resource management, outdoor field skills, firearms and outdoor equipment and vehicle operation, evidence collection and environmental sampling and monitoring, natural resource legislation, environmental compliance techniques, patrol procedures, investigation and report writing, interpersonal skills and crisis intervention, community liaison, public safety, public education, and public relations. Note: this program was re-instated after being deleted from CIP 2000; previously, it was coded as 03.0203
Any instructional program in Natural Resources Management and Policy which is not categorized in sub area
A program that focuses on the scientific study of the husbandry and production of non-domesticated fish and shellfish populations for recreational and commercial purposes and the management of fishing and marine/aquatic product processing to ensure adequate conservation and efficient utilization. Includes instruction in the principles of marine/aquatic biology, freshwater and saltwater ecosystems, water resources, fishing production operations and management, fishing policy and regulation, and the management of recreational and commercial fishing activities
A program that generally prepares individuals to manage and develop forest areas for economic, recreational, and ecological purposes. Includes instruction in forest-related sciences, mapping, statistics, harvesting and production technology, natural resources management and economics, wildlife sciences, administration, and public relations
A program that focuses on the application of one or more forest-related sciences to the study of environmental factors affecting forests and the growth and management of forest resources. Includes instruction in forest biology, forest hydrology, forest mensuration, silviculture, forest soils, water resources, environmental science, forest resources management, and wood science
A program that prepares individuals to apply principles of forestry and natural resources management to the administration of forest lands and related resources. Includes instruction in silviculture, forest mensuration, forest protection, inventorying, biometrics, geographic information systems, remote sensing, photogrammetry, forest policy and economics, forest land use planning, fire protection and management, and related administrative skills
A program that prepares individuals to apply the principles of forestry and related sciences to the development, care, and maintenance of individual trees and forested areas within or close to areas of dense human habitation. Includes instruction in urban environments; effects of pollution on tree species; environmental design and landscaping; urban pest infestation; urban forest management; and applicable policies and regulations
A program that focuses on the application of chemical, physical, and engineering principles to the analysis of the properties and behavior of wood and wood products and the development of processes for converting wood into paper and other products. Includes instruction in wood classification and testing, product development, manufacturing and processing technologies, and the design and development of related equipment and systems
A program that focuses on the application of forestry principles to the production, harvesting, and processing of forest resources and that prepares individuals to perform associated technical and managerial functions. Includes instruction in forest production and utilization, industrial forestry, agroforestry, transplantation, timber harvesting, selection and identification of trees, processing technologies and systems, equipment operations and maintenance, and related management skills
Any instructional program in Forestry which is not categorized in sub area
A program that prepares individuals to conserve and manage wilderness areas and the flora, marine and aquatic life therein, and manage wildlife reservations and zoological/aquarium facilities for recreational, commercial, and ecological purposes. Includes instruction in wildlife biology, marine/aquatic biology, environmental science, freshwater and saltwater ecosystems, natural resources management and policy, outdoor recreation and parks management, the design and operation of natural and artificial wildlife habitats, applicable law and regulations, and related administrative and communications skills
Any instructional program in Natural Resources and Conservation which is not categorized in sub area
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