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Forestry Schools in Pennsylvania

51 students earned Forestry degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Forestry is the 227th most popular major in the state out of a total 328 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Forestry Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 33
Bachelor’s Degree 15
Master’s Degree 2
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Forestry Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 88.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.0%
  • Other Races: 5.9%
Forestry Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Forestry Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 1,870 people in the state and 84,700 people in the nation working in forestry jobs.

Forestry Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Forestry Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a forestry grad in the state is $55,200, compared to a typical salary of $63,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer forestry degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
4,972 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $23,435.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
91,427 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $30,996.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $40,100 after graduation. The average student takes 4.54 years to complete their degree at Penn State Mont Alto.


Albright College

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
1,758 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
77 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,382. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. 4 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Forestry Careers in PA

Some of the careers forestry majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Foresters 6% $65,910
Conservation Scientists 4% $51,720
Forest and Conservation Technicians 3% $50,510
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 2% $54,290

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Natural Resources Conservation 798
Wildlife Management 55
Other Resources & Conservation 49
Natural Resource Management 21

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