Idaho contains three schools that offer forestry programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking forestry school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 forestry schools in Idaho, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Idaho comes out as the most expensive ($13,222/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Forestry students from Idaho 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 Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from forestry, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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