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Schools Offering Forestry Programs in Michigan

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Michigan receive forestry degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 47 foresters graduate from Michigan's 2 forestry schools.

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Michigan State University, which was ranked 16th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Michigan that has a forestry program. It is located in East Lansing. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Michigan State University's forestry program. Tuition at Michigan State University was $11,152 per year.

The second-ranked school in Michigan that has a forestry program is Michigan Technological University. Michigan Technological University, which was ranked 29th in the country in 2010, is located in Houghton. 34 students graduated with degree in forestry from Michigan Technological University in 2010. The tuition rate at Michigan Technological University was $12,017 per year.


Forestry schools in Michigan, charge students an average tuition of $11,585 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $12,017 per year, or as little as $11,152 per year. In 2010, the following Michigan forestry schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Michigan Technological University - located in Houghton, students are charged $12,017 per year
  2. Michigan State University - located in East Lansing, students are charged $11,152 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Michigan forestry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Michigan State University - located in East Lansing, students are charged $11,152 per year
  2. Michigan Technological University - located in Houghton, students are charged $12,017 per year

A forestry degree from a Michigan school... what next?

Most people who graduate from forestry school in Michigan go on to work as a forester. 280 foresters were working in Michigan in 2010. In Michigan, the largest numbers of foresters work in the following counties:

  1. Alger County - 110 foresters
  2. Alcona County


A forester in Michigan earns $60,250 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. foresters in Michigan had varying salaries from $37,710 to $73,220 per year in 2010. A forester in the following Michigan counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Alger County - $59,760 per year
  2. Alcona County - $59,170 per year

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

  1. Alcona County - $59,170 per year
  2. Alger County - $59,760 per year

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Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Michigan statistics regarding a career in forestry and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as forestry or public administration.

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

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 1,330 $61,510 8.1%
Forest and Conservation Technicians 440 $38,240 29.4%
Foresters 280 $60,250 -3.4%
Conservation Scientists 270 $63,190 0.0%
Forest and Conservation Workers 50 $40,120 -54.5%

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