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Forestry Schools in Montana

39 students earned Forestry degrees in Montana in the 2018-2019 year.

A Forestry major is the 78th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Forestry Majors in Montana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 21
Associate’s Degree 13
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3
Master’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Forestry Majors in MT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.6%
  • White: 74.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 23.1%
Forestry Majors in MT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Forestry Grads in Montana

There are 3,180 people in the state and 84,700 people in the nation working in forestry jobs.

Forestry Jobs Nationwide vs. MT

Wages for Forestry Jobs in Montana

A typical salary for a forestry grad in the state is $57,960, compared to a typical salary of $63,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
10,487 Total Students

The average student takes 4.62 years to complete their degree at UM. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
690 Total Students

9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.21 years. In their early career, SKC grads earn an average salary of $20,100.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,406 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. 75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Forestry Careers in MT

Some of the careers forestry majors go into include:

Job Title MT Job Growth MT Median Salary
Foresters 9% $57,300
Conservation Scientists 8% $62,410
Forest and Conservation Technicians 1% $33,400

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

Major Annual Graduates in MT
Wildlife Management 106
Natural Resources Conservation 104
Natural Resource Management 53
Other Resources & Conservation 13

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