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Forestry Schools in Florida

133 students earned Forestry degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Forestry is the 165th most popular major in the state out of a total 294 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Forestry Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 61
Master’s Degree 35
Post-Master’s Certificate 21
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 21
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 4
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 4

Gender Distribution

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

Forestry Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 0.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.0%
  • White: 73.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 10.5%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
Forestry Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Forestry Grads in Florida

There are 2,250 people in the state and 84,700 people in the nation working in forestry jobs.

Forestry Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Forestry Jobs in Florida

Forestry grads earn an average of $46,050 in the state and $63,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

#1

University of Florida

Gainesville
133 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,407 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,057. It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 87%.

Forestry Careers in FL

Some of the careers forestry majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Forest and Conservation Technicians 14% $46,870
Conservation Scientists 11% $27,810
Forestry & Conservation Science Professors 10% $0
Foresters 7% $61,980
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors -4% $43,760

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Natural Resources Conservation 988
Natural Resource Management 167
Wildlife Management 112
Fisheries Sciences 50

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