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We are the School of Natural Resources, where we do science and explore everything. And you will, too, from the moment you arrive on campus.

Here you’ll get plenty of relevant, exciting experiences to help you land a job you’ll love making a difference. You’ll collaborate with fellow students and expert faculty in the classroom and the field, building a network of connections to use throughout your career. You’ll make scientific discoveries both big and small, seek opportunities you didn’t even know existed, and graduate knowing you forged a path at this Big Ten school that sets you apart from the pack.

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We offer five undergraduate programs in natural resources and the environment, all of which provide you a high-quality education from down-to-earth, engaging professors.

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What makes us different?

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We have a 1:4 faculty-to-student ratio so your professor actually knows your name and cares about your academic success.

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We emphasize the importance of undergraduate research and fund projects through our Cabela’s program.

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We know internships make a difference when applying for jobs, so we offer our own to undergraduate students each year.

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We offer nine student clubs , six study abroads and nearly 20 field research sites for plenty of resume-building opportunities.

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Our 80+faculty and seven research centers answer current questions about climate, plants, animals, water and soil around the state, nation and world with a focus on how what they discovered can be used — because if the science isn’t usable, what’s the point? Dive into our research emphasis areas:

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