Moscow has a total population of 21,291 and a student population of 12,175. Of these students, 11,957 are enrolled in schools that offer forestry programs.
University of Idaho is the largest forestry school in Moscow, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 29 students graduated from the Forestry program at University of Idaho.
A reported 51 students graduated with credentials in forestry in Moscow in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Moscow's forestry schools was $18,480 per year for instate students and $28,560 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,474 for forestry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,242 per year, on average, for room and board at Moscow-based forestry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,238.
Many forestry graduates choose to work as foresters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Moscow, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,430 foresters working in Idaho and 710 working in the greater Moscow area in 2010. The number of foresters in Moscow is expected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for foresters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forester in Moscow is $31,310 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for foresters.