In Colorado an estimated 38 students graduate from forestry schools every year. Colorado has 2 forestry schools to choose from, if you are interested in studying forestry. Yearly tuition at forestry schools in Colorado for a degree in forestry is $3,924 per year.
Colorado State University is the largest forestry school in the state of Colorado, based on number of students. It is located in Fort Collins. Approximately 36 students graduated with a forestry degree from Colorado State University in 2009, which is 95% of the total state forestry graduates for that year. If you decide to attend Colorado State University, you can expect to pay approximately $6,318 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 Colorado is good. There are currently an estimated 1,100 foresters working in Colorado. And the government projects that this number will increase by 24%, or to 1,370 foresters by the year 2018.
If you work as a forester in Colorado, your yearly salary can range from less than $26,288 to more than $51,012. Foresters in Colorado earn a median yearly salary of $31,705.
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