Syracuse has a general population of 147,306 and an overall student population of 40,837. Approximately 2,642 of Syracuse's students are enrolled in schools that offer forestry programs.
Of the 1 forestry schools in Syracuse, the largest forestry school, by student population, is SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Approximately 23 students graduated in 2010 from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry with credentials in forestry.
A reported 54 students graduated with credentials in forestry in Syracuse in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Syracuse's forestry schools was $20,601 per year for instate students and $28,501 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for forestry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,460 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many forestry graduates choose to work as foresters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Syracuse, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 26 foresters in New York were working in the greater Syracuse area. By the year 2018, the number of foresters is expected to increase by 2% in Syracuse. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for foresters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forester in Syracuse is $64,330 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for foresters.
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