Missouri contains two schools that offer forestry programs. University of Missouri-Columbia, the highest-ranking forestry school in MO, has a total student population of 31,237 and is the 820th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 forestry schools in Missouri, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Missouri-Columbia comes out as the most expensive ($15,080/yr), with Three Rivers Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,190/yr.
Forestry students from Missouri 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 Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from forestry, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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