With an overall population of 34,469 and a student population of 8,169, approximately 8,133 of Twin Falls students attend one of Twin Falls's schools that offer forestry programs.
The largest forestry school in Twin Falls, by student population, is College of Southern Idaho. In 2010, College of Southern Idaho graduated approximately 0 students from its forestry program.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,728 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Twin Falls forestry schools was an average of $17,048 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for forestry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
If you decide to work as a forester in Twin Falls, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,430 foresters in Idaho. Of these foresters, 260 were working in the greater Twin Falls area. The government projects that the number of foresters in Twin Falls will decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for foresters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forester in Twin Falls is $27,990 per year, which is lower than the average for foresters state-wide.