New York contains two schools that offer forestry programs. Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science, the highest-ranking forestry school in NY, has a total student population of 915 and is the 571st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 forestry schools in New York, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science comes out as the most expensive ($24,954/yr), with SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry as the lowest recorded at only $13,765/yr.
Forestry students from New York 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 York alone, there are 70 employed forestry and conservation science teachers earning an average yearly salary of $56,070. Forest and conservation technicians in this state earn $43,480/yr and there are 210 employed.
Also, within the forestry schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from forestry, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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