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Doctor’s Degrees in Forestry

133 Yearly Graduations
41% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 27 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a doctor's degree in forestry. This degree is more popular with male students, and about 16% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 26.3% of forestry graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Forestry Majors

In 2018-2019, 133 doctor's degrees were awarded to forestry majors. This earns it the #112 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in forestry at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,156
Associate’s Degree 390
Master’s Degree 363
Basic Certificate 212
Doctor’s Degree 133
Graduate Certificate 44
Undergraduate Certificate 41

Earnings of Forestry Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for forestry majors with their doctor's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue doctor's degrees in forestry. About 59.4% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 79
Women 54
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Forestry

The racial-ethnic distribution of forestry doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 72
International Students 35
Other Races/Ethnicities 9
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Forestry Doctor's Degree Students

There are 27 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in forestry. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon
16 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Oregon State University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for forestry majors who are seeking their doctor's degree. Roughly 31,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,846 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,933 per year.

The forestry program at Oregon State University awarded 16 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 6% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 38% were women.

#1

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, North Carolina
16 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

North Carolina State University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for forestry majors who are seeking their doctor's degree. Each year, around 36,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,535 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,095 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 people received their doctor's degree in forestry from NC State. Around 19% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 38% were women.

#3

West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia
12 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

West Virginia University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in forestry. Roughly 26,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,976 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,134 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 people received their doctor's degree in forestry from WVU. Around 8% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 25% were women.

#3

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
12 Yearly Graduations
33% Women

The 3rd most popular school in the country for forestry majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Florida. Roughly 52,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,477 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,770 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 doctor's degrees were handed out to forestry majors at UF.

#5

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, Indiana
11 Yearly Graduations
55% Women

Purdue University - Main Campus comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in forestry. Each year, around 45,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,208 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,208 per year.

The forestry program at Purdue University - Main Campus awarded 11 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

11 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for forestry majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Washington - Seattle Campus. Roughly 47,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,370 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,198 per year.

The forestry program at University of Washington - Seattle Campus awarded 11 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 9% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 64% were women.

#5

Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut
11 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Yale University comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in forestry. Roughly 13,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,500 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $43,300 per year.

The forestry program at Yale University awarded 11 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 73% of this group were women, and 36% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia
10 Yearly Graduations
10% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Georgia is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in forestry. Each year, around 38,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,878 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 doctor's degrees were handed out to forestry majors at UGA. Of these students, 10% were women and 10% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia
7 Yearly Graduations
29% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Virginia Tech is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in forestry. Each year, around 36,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,420 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,701 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 doctor's degrees were handed out to forestry majors at Virginia Tech. Of these students, 29% were women and 29% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, Arizona
5 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northern Arizona University comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in forestry. Each year, around 30,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,018 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,305 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their doctor's degree in forestry from NAU. About 60% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

Southern University and A & M College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
5 Yearly Graduations
60% Women

The 10th most popular school in the country for forestry majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Southern University and A & M College. Roughly 7,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,972 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,336 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 doctor's degrees were handed out to forestry majors at Southern University and A & M College. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 60% were women.

#12

The University of Montana

Missoula, Montana
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women

The University of Montana comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in forestry. Each year, around 10,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,352 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,716 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their doctor's degree in forestry from UM.

#12

Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women

Auburn University comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in forestry. Each year, around 30,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,816 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,828 per year.

The forestry program at Auburn University awarded 3 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#14

Clemson University

Clemson, South Carolina
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Clemson University comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in forestry. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,118 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,600 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 doctor's degrees were handed out to forestry majors at Clemson.

#14

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Wisconsin - Madison is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in forestry. Each year, around 44,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,273 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,728 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 doctor's degrees were handed out to forestry majors at UW - Madison. About 50% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#16

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
1 Yearly Graduations

Michigan State University comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in forestry. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,555 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,858 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 doctor's degrees were handed out to forestry majors at Michigan State.

#16

University of Maine

Orono, Maine
1 Yearly Graduations

The 16th most popular school in the country for forestry majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Maine. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,000 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,100 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 doctor's degrees were handed out to forestry majors at UMaine.

#16

Pennsylvania State University - University Park

University Park, Pennsylvania
1 Yearly Graduations

The 16th most popular school in the country for forestry majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Pennsylvania State University - University Park. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,416 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,960 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 doctor's degrees were handed out to forestry majors at Penn State University Park.

#16

Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Fort Collins, Colorado
1 Yearly Graduations

Colorado State University - Fort Collins comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in forestry. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,426 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,520 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their doctor's degree in forestry from Colorado State.

#16

Michigan Technological University

Houghton, Michigan
1 Yearly Graduations

Michigan Technological University is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in forestry. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,834 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,511 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their doctor's degree in forestry from Michigan Tech.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to forestry that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Natural Resources Conservation 436
Wildlife Management 44
Natural Resource Management 34
Fisheries Sciences 19
Other Resources & Conservation 4

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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