Every year approximately 13 students graduate with a degree in forestry from Kentucky schools. If you too are interested in studying forestry, Kentucky has 1 forestry schools from which you can choose. You can expect to pay an average of $8,123 per year in tuition for a degree in forestry in Kentucky state.
Kentucky's largest forestry school, which is located in Lexington, is University of Kentucky. Approximately 13 students graduated with a forestry degree from University of Kentucky in 2009, which was 100% of the total state forestry graduates for that year. In 2009, tuition at University of Kentucky, was approximately $8,123 per year.
Forester is the most popular career choice for those who graduate with credentials in forestry. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for forestry graduates in Kentucky is not very good. Approximately 240 foresters are currently working in Kentucky. This number is projected to increase to 250 by the year 2018. This indicates a 6% change in the number of foresters in Kentucky.
If you work as a forester in Kentucky, your yearly salary can range from less than $24,250 to more than $49,140. The median salary for foresters in Kentucky is $32,990 per year.