Florida contains one school that offers forestry programs. University of Florida has a total student population of 50,691 and is the 615th highest ranked school in America.
Forestry students from Florida 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. In fact, in the Florida alone, there are 100 employed forestry and conservation science teachers earning an average yearly salary of $77,840. Forest and conservation technicians in this state earn $40,930/yr and there are 180 employed.
Also, within the forestry schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from forestry, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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