Colorado contains two schools that offer forestry programs. Colorado State University, the highest-ranking forestry school in CO, has a total student population of 28,902 and is the 891st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 forestry schools in Colorado, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colorado State University comes out as the most expensive ($12,132/yr), with Colorado Mountain College as the lowest recorded at only $6,996/yr.
Forestry students from Colorado schools who go on to become forest technicians, foresters, urban foresters, area foresters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 31,440 people working as forest and conservation technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,370. Also, Forestry and conservation science teachers make on average $72,290 per year and there are about 2,380 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the forestry schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from forestry, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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