Iowa contains one school that offers forestry programs. Iowa State University has a total student population of 27,945 and is the 815th highest ranked school in America.
Forestry students from Iowa 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 Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from forestry, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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