Rhode Island contains two schools that offer forestry programs. Yale University, the highest-ranking forestry school in RI, has a total student population of 11,593 and is the 2nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 forestry schools in Rhode Island, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Yale University comes out as the most expensive ($17,686/yr), with University of Massachusetts Amherst as the lowest recorded at only $14,977/yr.
Forestry students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from forestry, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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