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2023 Natural Resources Management and Policy Students

There are about 7,756 students enrolled in Natural Resources Management and Policy in the USA.

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College can be one of the more significant times of one's life; it is an occasion for individual progress and development. Pupils continue to capture what they dream to do and build the necessary skills to be a halcyon adult. But growth isn't confined to a classroom environment - the conversations which one has with his schoolmates, the life lesson received from an old professor, the exposure to a different outlook. As such, attending a diverse college tremendously improves what you gain from your time in school.

Natural Resources Management and Policy is in the bottom 10% of subjects for racial diversity*. 81% of the US' Natural Resources Management and Policy majors are white students, followed by students of other races**(8%), latino students (6%), and asian students (2%). The most ethnically diverse college* in the top 100 is California State University-Bakersfield&nbspin Bakersfield, CA.

Additionally, Natural Resources Management and Policy is diverse regarding sex, with 48% of students majoring in Natural Resources Management and Policy identifying as women. Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI has the most gender balanced student body in the top 100.

Another substantial type of diversity is socioeconomic diversity. Natural Resources Management and Policy is more financially diverse than 69% of majors. 29% of its students come from families making north of $110,000 per year, 16% are from households that bring in between $48,000 and $75,000 a year, and 24% grew up in homes with a sub $30,000 annual income. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has the most financially diverse students in the top 100.

Considering each type of diversity, overall HI is the most diverse state for Natural Resources Management and Policy. The Far West is the most diverse region, and the Western Athletic Conference is the most diverse conference.

* diversity calculations and comparisons are based on Simpson's Diversity Index
** other races is used to refer to non asian, black, latino, or white

Diversity Statistics

Racial Diversity
  • Asian: 2%

  • Black: 2%

  • Latino: 6%

  • White: 81%

  • Other: 8%

    Gender Diversity
  • Male: 52%

  • Female: 48%

    Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
  • Under 30k: 24%

  • 30k - 48k: 15%

  • 48k - 75k: 16%

  • 75k - 110k: 16%

  • Over 110k: 29%

    Geographic Diversity
  • In State: 73%

  • Out of State: 23%

  • International: 3%

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