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Forestry Schools in Michigan

In 2018-2019, 72 students earned their Forestry degrees in MI.

As a degree choice, Forestry is the 179th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Forestry Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 44
Master’s Degree 19
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Forestry Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.4%
  • White: 80.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.9%
  • Other Races: 8.3%
Forestry Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Forestry Grads in Michigan

1,300 people in the state and 84,700 in the nation are employed in jobs related to forestry.

Forestry Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Forestry Jobs in Michigan

Forestry grads earn an average of $63,460 in the state and $63,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
7,027 Total Students

A typical student attending Michigan Tech will pay a net price of $15,348. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.80%. In their early career, Michigan Tech grads earn an average salary of $55,200.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
49,809 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 3.40% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 88% are considered full time.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
945 Total Students

82% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $24,700 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Forestry Careers in MI

Some of the careers forestry majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 7% $47,810
Foresters 3% $69,600
Conservation Scientists 2% $60,720
Forest and Conservation Technicians 0% $34,490

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Natural Resources Conservation 685
Wildlife Management 85
Natural Resource Management 53
Fisheries Sciences 52

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