In addition to meeting application requirements, you’ll have to consider how much it will cost to study at your dream school. Colleges and universities offer scholarships and financial aid, as do corporations, associations, and the government. You might be surprised by the options you discover. To help you get a sense of your baseline education costs, here are the typical tuition rates for a forest sciences degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,479 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

25% above average compared to other degrees

$ 26,393 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

31% above average compared to other degrees

$ 39,287 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

21% above average compared to other degrees

What do forest sciences graduates earn?

Forest sciences students make an average of $60,588 per year after graduation. This is 9% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 60,588 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 37% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular forest sciences schools in the US

There are 26 schools in the US that offer a forest sciences degree. The forest sciences schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, Purdue University-Main Campus and University of Washington-Seattle Campus. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in forest sciences per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus$18,436
Purdue University-Main Campus$9,992
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
Northern Arizona University$11,059
University of Wisconsin-Madison$10,533
Clemson University$15,116
University of Georgia$11,818
Colorado State University-Fort Collins$11,395
West Virginia University$8,376
Iowa State University$8,636

Top US schools for a forest sciences degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering forest sciences degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
University of Washington-Seattle Campus46%$10,974
The University of the South47%$45,120
Clemson University47%$15,116
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus50%$18,436
University of Wisconsin-Madison54%$10,533
University of Georgia54%$11,818
Purdue University-Main Campus57%$9,992
Mississippi State University62%$8,318
West Virginia University72%$8,376
Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science73%$27,621

Cheapest US schools for a forest sciences degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a forest sciences degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Snow College$3,692
Southwestern Oregon Community College$5,942
University of Idaho$7,488
Utah State University$7,870
Mississippi State University$8,318
West Virginia University$8,376
Iowa State University$8,636
Purdue University-Main Campus$9,992
University of Wisconsin-Madison$10,533
Oregon State University$10,967

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