In Arkansas an estimated 13 students graduate from forestry schools every year. If you too are interested in a career in forestry, Arkansas has 1 forestry schools for you to choose from. Tuition at Arkansas's forestry schools is approximately $4,750 per year for a degree in forestry.
Located in Monticello, University of Arkansas at Monticello is the largest forestry school in Arkansas, based on student population. Approximately 7 students graduated with a forestry degree from University of Arkansas at Monticello in 2009, which is 54% of the total state forestry graduates for that year. If you decide to attend University of Arkansas at Monticello, you can expect to pay approximately $4,750 per year to earn your degree in forestry.
A majority of those with an education in forestry pursue a career as a forester. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for forestry graduates in Arkansas is good. In Arkansas, there are currently about 490 foresters. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 22%, or to 600 foresters.
As a forester in Arkansas you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $37,883 per year to more than $77,030 per year. The median salary for foresters in Arkansas is $58,655 per year.