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Forestry Schools in Illinois

64 students earned Forestry degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

A Forestry major is the 203rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Forestry Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 54
Master’s Degree 8
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Forestry Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.1%
  • White: 96.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Forestry Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Forestry Grads in Illinois

In this state, there are 1,530 people employed in jobs related to a forestry degree, compared to 84,700 nationwide.

Forestry Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Forestry Jobs in Illinois

Forestry grads earn an average of $49,190 in the state and $63,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Illinois that offer forestry degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,817 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,200 a year. 83% of the teachers are full time.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,726 Total Students

50% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $25,800 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,193 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 24%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,800 a year. This public school has an average net price of $4,928.

Forestry Careers in IL

Some of the careers forestry majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Foresters 8% $67,090
Conservation Scientists 5% $63,210
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 4% $46,270
Forest and Conservation Technicians 2% $47,440

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Natural Resources Conservation 479
Natural Resource Management 32
Wildlife Management 1

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