Redding has a general population of 80,865 and an overall student population of 11,780. Approximately 10,578 of Redding's students are enrolled in schools that offer forestry programs.
Redding's largest forestry school is Shasta College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Forestry program at Shasta College.
Tuition in 2009 at Redding's forestry schools was $10,837 per year for instate students and $15,469 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for forestry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,937.
If you plan on staying in Redding after graduating from forestry school, you should know that job prospects for foresters in Redding, which is the most popular forestry profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,500 foresters in California, 310 were working in the greater Redding area. By the year 2018, the number of foresters is expected to increase by 7% in Redding. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for foresters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forester in Redding is $34,920 per year, which is higher than the average for foresters state-wide.