Why Natural Resources?
The CNR Difference
The University of Idaho College of Natural Resources (CNR) has one of the largest natural resources undergraduate and graduate programs in the country. Our students come from across the United States and around the world, living and working in more than 85 countries. With our diverse student body and experienced faculty, you’ll benefit from an education that is rooted in science and a curriculum that has been built around an interdisciplinary, hands-on approach. This approach gives you the opportunity to learn-by-doing in the pristine natural environment of the Northwest.
The Green Economy: Be a Part of What’s Next
Much has been said lately about our growing green economy. But what is it, really? The green economy is a rapidly growing billion-dollar sector that includes renewable energy sources, organic produce and products, green buildings, alternative fuel vehicles, sustainable building and much more. As a graduate from the College of Natural Resources, you’ll be ready to jump in and contribute to this thriving sector of our economy.