Illinois contains one school that offers forestry programs. College of Lake County has a total student population of 18,092 and is the 5090th highest ranked school in America.
Forestry students from Illinois 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 Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from forestry, there are 7983 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,830 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,282, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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