Best Colleges with Forestry Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Forestry, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Forestry is a somewhat popular major and offered at a decent amount schools, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Forestry degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Forestry degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Forestry.

The Best Forestry Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Yale University New Haven, CT

Yale University offers 3 Forestry Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 55 students graduated in the study area of Forestry with students earning 23 Master's degrees, 17 Doctoral degrees, and 15 Certificates degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
2 University of Florida Gainesville, FL

University of Florida offers 3 Forestry Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 76 students graduated in the study area of Forestry with students earning 46 Bachelor's degrees, 25 Master's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 84 Reviews
3 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
UC Berkeley

University of California-Berkeley offers 1 Forestry Degree program. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 3 students graduated in the study area of Forestry with students earning 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 140 Reviews
4 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers 2 Forestry Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 39 students graduated in the study area of Forestry with students earning 39 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 68 Reviews
5 University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
UW Seattle

University of Washington-Seattle Campus offers 0 Forestry Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city.

Based on 144 Reviews
6 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University offers 3 Forestry Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 16 students graduated in the study area of Forestry with students earning 12 Bachelor's degrees, 3 Master's degrees, and 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 80 Reviews
7 North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University at Raleigh offers 2 Forestry Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 19 students graduated in the study area of Forestry with students earning 11 Master's degrees, and 8 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
8 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin-Madison offers 3 Forestry Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Forestry with students earning 6 Doctoral degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 96 Reviews
9 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities offers 0 Forestry Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city.

Based on 168 Reviews
10 Texas A & M University-College Station College Station, TX

Texas A & M University-College Station offers 4 Forestry Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 17 students graduated in the study area of Forestry with students earning 15 Bachelor's degrees, 1 Master's degree, and 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 92 Reviews

List of Forestry Schools in the U.S.

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  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
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  • Four or more years
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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Yale University Yale University New Haven, CT
5/5
5 : 1 12,385
University of Florida University of Florida Gainesville, FL
2/5
20 : 1 50,645
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
3/5
23 : 1 20,944
University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
3/5
12 : 1 45,408
Michigan State University Michigan State University East Lansing, MI
3/5
18 : 1 50,538
North Carolina State University at Raleigh North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh, NC
3/5
19 : 1 34,015
University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI
3/5
12 : 1 42,716
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
3/5
14 : 1 50,678
Texas A & M University-College Station Texas A & M University-College Station College Station, TX
3/5
21 : 1 63,813
University of Missouri-Columbia University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia, MO
3/5
17 : 1 35,424
University Logo University of Georgia Athens, GA
3/5
18 : 1 36,130
Michigan Technological University Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI
3/5
18 : 1 7,218
Mississippi State University Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS
2/5
21 : 1 20,873
Purdue University-Main Campus Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette, IN
3/5
20 : 1 40,472
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA
3/5
19 : 1 32,663
University of Vermont University of Vermont Burlington, VT
4/5
11 : 1 12,815
University of Massachusetts-Amherst University of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst, MA
3/5
21 : 1 29,269
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville, TN
3/5
18 : 1 27,845
University of Maryland-College Park University of Maryland-College Park College Park, MD
3/5
19 : 1 38,140
University of Maine University of Maine Orono, ME
3/5
20 : 1 10,922
Iowa State University Iowa State University Ames, IA
2/5
22 : 1 35,714
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Baton Rouge, LA
3/5
24 : 1 31,524
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale, IL
3/5
16 : 1 17,292
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus University of New Hampshire-Main Campus Durham, NH
4/5
21 : 1 15,351

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Getting a Forestry Degree Online

Schools offering online Forestry degrees

Online Forestry degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 25 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Forestry degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
University of Florida 0 0 0 25 0
Mississippi State University 0 0 0 8 0
Holmes Community College 0 3 0 0 0
East Mississippi Community College 0 1 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Forestry degrees?
  • 1 Certificates
  • 3 Associate's
  • 2 Master's

What degrees do people get in Forestry?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 31 Colleges 71 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 31 Colleges 546 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 11 Colleges 74 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 17 Colleges 54 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 25 Colleges 149 Graduates

Forestry Degree Overview

When going for a Forestry degree, know that there are many options for a traditional degree as well as higher education possibilities. The most typical path for those earning a degree in Forestry can expect a standard two to four years to earn a degree. The most prevailing Forestry degree earned was a bachelor's degree, however, schools more commonly offer an associate's degree. The second most popular Forestry degree that people receive is a master's degree which goes to show a focus on higher learning. This implies that the degree requires dedication to schooling and you may want to seek more than a four year time commitment. Although a doctoral degree is offered at some schools, getting an advanced degree is not very common. Finding the right Forestry degree for you not only requires the flexibility of your time and schedule but also a look into the schools the offer the degree as well as what options are available to you once you earn your degree.

Average cost of college for a Forestry degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$2,668 Public In-State
$6,249 Public Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$9,298 Public In-State
$32,051 Private In-State
$23,619 Public Out-of-State
$32,051 Private Out-of-State
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