Stillwater has a total population of 39,065 and a student population of 23,639. Of these students, 23,033 are enrolled in schools that offer forestry programs.
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is the largest forestry school in Stillwater, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Forestry program at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a forestry degree from one of Stillwater's forestry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,082 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Stillwater forestry schools was an average of $29,436 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $980 for forestry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Stillwater-based forestry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,402 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a forester in Stillwater, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 870 foresters in Oklahoma. Of these foresters, 50 were working in the greater Stillwater area. The government projects that the number of foresters in Stillwater will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for foresters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forester in Stillwater is $56,350 per year, which is higher than the average for foresters state-wide.