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Forestry Schools in Louisiana

In 2018-2019, 53 students earned their Forestry degrees in LA.

As a degree choice, Forestry is the 136th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Forestry Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 30
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 7
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 7
Master’s Degree 6
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 5

Gender Distribution

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

Forestry Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 30.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 56.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 11.3%
Forestry Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Forestry Grads in Louisiana

There are 1,290 people in the state and 84,700 people in the nation working in forestry jobs.

Forestry Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Forestry Jobs in Louisiana

A typical salary for a forestry grad in the state is $54,830, compared to a typical salary of $63,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Louisiana that offer forestry degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
11,510 Total Students

In their early career, Louisiana Tech grads earn an average salary of $35,400. It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
7,140 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. The average student takes 5.04 years to complete their degree at Southern University and A & M College.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,527 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,920. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time. 70% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,058 Total Students

In their early career, SOWELA grads earn an average salary of $28,700. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. A typical student attending SOWELA will pay a net price of $7,817.

Forestry Careers in LA

Some of the careers forestry majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Forest and Conservation Technicians 14% $44,130
Conservation Scientists 4% $57,580

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Natural Resources Conservation 112
Natural Resource Management 71
Wildlife Management 8

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