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2023 Forestry Cost

There are about 6,083 students enrolled in Forestry in the USA.

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Forestry is the 250th most expensive major in the United States, with a median cost of $26,991 for the top 50 programs (just ahead of #251, Architectural Engineering, with a median cost of $26,960).

New England has the most expensive colleges with great forestry programs led by University of Maine with an annual cost of $29,310. Vermont is the most expensive state for forestry led by University of Vermont.

Public schools with solid programs by and large charge 66.56% less than private schools for in-state students. However, when looking at out-of-state tuition, the median top 50 Public school charges 14.84% less than the median private school. So, if you're looking into studying at a state school, make sure you're eligible for in-state tuition ASAP.

The most expensive top 25 college for forestry is University of Vermont. The most affordable option in the top 100 is Southern University and A & M College. It costs just $4,972 per year and is its forestry program is ranked #38. If you’re looking for a higher ranked, but still affordable college, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry  could be right for you, ranked #4 with an in-state cost of just $7,070. Another more affordable option would be #9, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo County, CA with a cost of $5,742 for in-state students and $17,622 for out-of-state students.

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