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Forestry Schools in Colorado

In 2018-2019, 36 students earned their Forestry degrees in CO.

As a degree choice, Forestry is the 181st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Forestry Majors in Colorado

Forestry majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 27
Master’s Degree 8
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

In Colorado, a forestry major is more popular with men than with women.

Forestry Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of forestry majors in Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 25.0%
  • White: 66.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.8%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Forestry Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Forestry Grads in Colorado

In this state, there are 3,120 people employed in jobs related to a forestry degree, compared to 84,700 nationwide.

Forestry Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Forestry Jobs in Colorado

In this state, forestry grads earn an average of $61,890. Nationwide, they make an average of $63,150.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Colorado that offer forestry degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
33,478 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,800 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $19,800. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.


Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,688 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time. A typical student attending Colorado Mountain College will pay a net price of $6,690. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Forestry Careers in CO

Some of the careers forestry majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Forestry & Conservation Science Professors 29% $91,940
Conservation Scientists 23% $64,990
Foresters 15% $61,230
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 9% $54,960
Forest and Conservation Technicians 2% $33,400

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to forestry.

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Natural Resources Conservation 668
Natural Resource Management 331
Wildlife Management 81

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