Berkeley has a total population of 102,743 and a student population of 44,428. Of these students, 35,830 are enrolled in schools that offer forestry programs.
Of the 1 forestry schools in Berkeley, the largest forestry school, by student population, is University of California-Berkeley. In 2010, University of California-Berkeley graduated approximately 9 students from its forestry program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a forestry degree in Berkeley. If you decide to attend one of Berkeley's forestry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $28,312 per year in instate tuition and $50,981 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,307 for forestry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $15,308 per year, on average, for room and board at Berkeley-based forestry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,133.
If you decide to work as a forester in Berkeley, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 27 foresters in California were working in the greater Berkeley area. The government projects that the number of foresters in Berkeley will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for foresters.
As a forester in Berkeley, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for foresters in the state.