Forestry in Idaho

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Schools Offering Forestry Programs in Idaho


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Idaho students graduate with degrees in forestry. That means an estimated 51 foresters graduate from Idaho's 3 forestry schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Idaho, which was ranked 34th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Idaho that has a forestry program. It is located in Moscow. In 2010, 51 students graduated from University of Idaho's forestry program. Tuition at University of Idaho was $5,402 per year.

North Idaho College, which is located in Coeur D Alene, is the second-ranked school in Idaho that has a forestry program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. Students at North Idaho College paid $2,658 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Idaho that has a forestry program is College of Southern Idaho. College of Southern Idaho, which was ranked 84th in the country in 2010, is located in Twin Falls. In 2010, 0 students graduated from College of Southern Idaho forestry program. Students at College of Southern Idaho paid $2,520 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Idaho's forestry schools ranges from $5,402 per year to $2,520 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,527 per year. The Idaho forestry schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Idaho - located in Moscow, students are charged $5,402 per year
  2. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year
  3. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year

The following Idaho forestry schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
  2. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year
  3. University of Idaho - located in Moscow, students are charged $5,402 per year

A forestry degree from an Idaho school... what next?

Most people who graduate from forestry school in Idaho go on to work as a forester. 270 foresters were working in Idaho in 2010. The largest populations of Idaho foresters are working in the following counties:

  1. Benewah County - 130 foresters
  2. Kootenai County - 30 foresters
  3. Ada County - 30 foresters

Salary

On average, foresters earn $52,730 per year. However, Idaho foresters earned anywhere in the range from as less than $36,480 per year to more than $74,620 per year in 2010. A forester in the following Idaho counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Adams County - $55,380 per year
  2. Benewah County - $51,260 per year
  3. Kootenai County - $48,910 per year

On average, foresters earns the least in the following Idaho counties:

  1. Kootenai County - $48,910 per year
  2. Benewah County - $51,260 per year
  3. Adams County - $55,380 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in forestry in Idaho and to compare salaries with various related fields such as forestry or public administration, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Forestry in Idaho
  • Master's Degree in Forestry in Idaho
  • Doctoral Degree in Forestry in Idaho

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,480 miles from location University of Idaho Moscow ID 66.4145 44% 11,957
7,453 miles from location College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls ID 15.7658 n/a 8,133
7,447 miles from location North Idaho College Coeur D Alene ID 16.995 n/a 5,659
 

Curious what studying Forestry gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Idaho

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Forest and Conservation Technicians + 2,470 $34,730 16.0%
2
Conservation Scientists + 280 $63,170 7.7%
3
Foresters + 270 $52,730 -6.9%
4
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers + 270 $61,570 22.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are forestry related jobs in Idaho