UW-Madison ranks fifth among higher education bachelor’s degree programs in conservation and natural resources, according to College Factual, an organization that uses outcomes-based data to help students with college selection.
According to College Factual, the ranking reflects strong offerings available through both the Nelson Institute and CALS. As stated on the website:
“The University of Wisconsin Madison is a public research university known for offering challenging degree programs. Some of the best natural resources and conservation programs can be found here. The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies houses four research centers that help students explore the various human and natural challenges the environment faces. Students gain interdisciplinary skills that shape them into future leaders. Natural resource and conservation students also have the option to focus on one of the many programs in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, including forest and wildlife ecology, entomology and plant pathology.”