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Forestry Schools in South Carolina

In 2018-2019, 52 students earned their Forestry degrees in SC.

A Forestry major is the 139th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Forestry Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 23
Associate’s Degree 21
Master’s Degree 6
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Forestry Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of forestry majors in South Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 94.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.9%
  • Other Races: 3.8%
Forestry Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Forestry Grads in South Carolina

1,130 people in the state and 84,700 in the nation are employed in jobs related to forestry.

Forestry Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Forestry Jobs in South Carolina

Forestry grads earn an average of $56,220 in the state and $63,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
25,822 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. In their early career, Clemson grads earn an average salary of $43,600. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,252.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,705 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 50%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.


Newberry College

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
1,271 Total Students

The average student takes 4.39 years to complete their degree at Newberry College. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $21,571.

Forestry Careers in SC

Some of the careers forestry majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Conservation Scientists 7% $55,640
Foresters 5% $60,540
Forest and Conservation Technicians 4% $44,720
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors -8% $50,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Natural Resources Conservation 117
Wildlife Management 24
Natural Resource Management 8

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