Miami has a general population of 13,704 and an overall student population of 2,243. Approximately 2,191 of Miami's students are enrolled in schools that offer forestry programs.
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College is the largest forestry school in Miami, based on student population. In 2010, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College graduated approximately 6 students from its forestry program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a forestry degree in Miami. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,449 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Miami forestry schools was an average of $13,259 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $850 for forestry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Miami-based forestry schools, you will have an added expense of $3,858 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,156.
If you plan on staying in Miami after graduating from forestry school, you should know that job prospects for foresters in Miami, which is the most popular forestry profession, are good. In 2010, of the 870 foresters in Oklahoma, 110 were working in the greater Miami area. The number of foresters in Miami is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for foresters.
As a forester in Miami, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,400 per year. This is lower than the average salary for foresters in the state.