New Mexico contains one school that offers forestry programs. New Mexico Highlands University has a total student population of 3,739 and is the 5059th highest ranked school in America.
Forestry students from New Mexico 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 New Mexico alone, there are 30 employed forestry and conservation science teachers earning an average yearly salary of $50,500. Forest and conservation technicians in this state earn $34,180/yr and there are 1,050 employed.
Also, within the forestry schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from forestry, there are 1598 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,262 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,963, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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