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Forestry Schools in Texas

42 Forestry students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Forestry major is the 240th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Forestry Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 32
Associate’s Degree 5
Master’s Degree 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Forestry Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.4%
  • White: 85.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 9.5%
Forestry Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Forestry Grads in Texas

3,960 people in the state and 84,700 in the nation are employed in jobs related to forestry.

Forestry Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Forestry Jobs in Texas

In this state, forestry grads earn an average of $57,990. Nationwide, they make an average of $63,150.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
12,969 Total Students

73% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,951. Most students complete their degree in 4.54 years.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,726 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 2.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,323 Total Students

52% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid.

Forestry Careers in TX

Some of the careers forestry majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Forest and Conservation Technicians 10% $41,930
Forestry & Conservation Science Professors 9% $81,140
Conservation Scientists 9% $58,220
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 7% $47,330
Foresters 7% $64,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Natural Resources Conservation 972
Wildlife Management 258
Natural Resource Management 101
Fisheries Sciences 22

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