Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Environmental Science and the types of students that study this field. American Public University System awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but White Earth Tribal and Community College and Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Environmental Science. Tuition costs for Environmental Science majors are, on average, $6,712 for in-state public colleges, and $32,880 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Environmental Science programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions.
Information on the businesses and industries that employ Natural Resources & Conservation graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Administration of environmental quality & housing programs is the industry that employs the most Natural Resources & Conservation majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Natural Resources & Conservation majors, by average wage, is Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. .
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Natural Resources & Conservation in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Natural Resources & Conservation is 41, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Natural Resources & Conservation degrees, and White students earn the majority (5,181) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Environmental Science field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Environmental Science majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Environmental Science majors need more than the average amount of Science, Mathematics, and Management of Financial Resources.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Environmental Science majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Science is very distinctive for
majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Critical Thinking are the three most important skills for people in the field.