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Forestry Schools in California

There are 11 schools in the state of California offering forestry programs. In 2010, 110 students graduated from programs at California forestry schools. 78 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 14 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 115 students graduate from programs in California in forestry per year. This accounts for 10% of forestry students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 14 students graduated with forestry certificates, 12 with an associate's level degree, 78 with a bachelor's level degree, and six with a degree at the master's level.

11 forestry schools are located in this state. Out of these, 11 schools are public. Public forestry school tuition varies from $5,750 to $11,958.

Average tuition for programs in forestry is $9,841. While the lowest tuition in California is at Humboldt State University, the highest tuition for programs in forestry, which is $11,958 every year, is at the University of California-Davis.

Forestry schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Forestry Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 115 students graduate from programs in California in forestry per year. This accounts for 10% of forestry students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 14 students graduated with forestry certificates, 12 with an associate's level degree, 78 with a bachelor's level degree, and six with a degree at the master's level.

Forestry Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 21
  • Certificate 2007: 46
  • Certificate 2008: 28
  • Certificate 2009: 29
  • Certificate 2010: 14
  • Associate 2006: 26
  • Associate 2007: 29
  • Associate 2008: 24
  • Associate 2009: 19
  • Associate 2010: 12
  • Bachelor 2006: 84
  • Bachelor 2007: 69
  • Bachelor 2008: 65
  • Bachelor 2009: 91
  • Bachelor 2010: 78
  • Master 2006: 2
  • Master 2007: 3
  • Master 2008: 3
  • Master 2009: 2
  • Master 2010: 6

Forestry Program Availability in California

Schools in this state offer a total of 18 programs in forestry. Of these programs, approximately 38.9% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, and the masters level.

Forestry Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 6
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 2

Foresters — Salary by Percentile

Foresters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32010
  • 25th Percentile: 52190
  • Median: 66800
  • 75th Percentile: 78430
  • 90th Percentile: 92710

Forest and Conservation Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forest and Conservation Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26200
  • 25th Percentile: 28400
  • Median: 34920
  • 75th Percentile: 47350
  • 90th Percentile: 57290

Forest and Conservation Workers — Salary by Percentile

Forest and Conservation Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16730
  • 25th Percentile: 16730
  • Median: 20860
  • 75th Percentile: 22410
  • 90th Percentile: 39160

Foresters — Employment Trend

Foresters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56180
  • Median Salary 2007: 58970
  • Median Salary 2008: 64350
  • Median Salary 2009: 66160
  • Median Salary 2010: 66800
  • Total Employed 2006: 1000
  • Total Employed 2007: 1380
  • Total Employed 2008: 1200
  • Total Employed 2009: 1010
  • Total Employed 2010: 920

Forest and Conservation Technicians — Employment Trend

Forest and Conservation Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31290
  • Median Salary 2007: 31970
  • Median Salary 2008: 31580
  • Median Salary 2009: 33850
  • Median Salary 2010: 34920
  • Total Employed 2006: 5380
  • Total Employed 2007: 5550
  • Total Employed 2008: 6030
  • Total Employed 2009: 6390
  • Total Employed 2010: 6740

Forest and Conservation Workers — Employment Trend

Forest and Conservation Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18700
  • Median Salary 2007: 20800
  • Median Salary 2008: 21260
  • Median Salary 2009: 22140
  • Median Salary 2010: 20860
  • Total Employed 2006: 1300
  • Total Employed 2007: 2090
  • Total Employed 2008: 2310
  • Total Employed 2009: 1500
  • Total Employed 2010: 2720

California vs National Forestry Employment

California vs National Forestry Employment

  • Employed in California: 21.270% (10380)

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1. Sierra College

5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677-3397
(916) 624-3333

Sierra College is located in the suburbs of Rocklin, California. It offers two forestry programs. Of those, it offers one forestry certificate to students and one forestry degree at the associate's level. 19,986 students seek degrees in 118 programs at this community college, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the eighth largest institution in the state of California offering forestry.

2. Columbia College

11600 Columbia College Dr
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 588-5100

Columbia College offers two forestry programs. Out of those, it offers students one forestry certificate and one forestry degree at the associate's level. It is located in Sonora, CA. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of California offering forestry in terms of programs.

3. The College of the Redwoods

7351 Tompkins Hill Rd
Eureka, CA 95501-9300
(707) 476-4100

The College of the Redwoods offers two forestry programs. Of those, this college offers one forestry certificate to students and one forestry degree at the associate's level. This college is located near Eureka, CA. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the third largest institution in the state of California offering forestry in terms of programs.

4. Reedley College

995 N Reed Ave
Reedley, CA 93654
(559) 638-3641

Reedley College offers two forestry programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in forestry and one associate's level forestry degree. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. This big school ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

5. The University of California - Berkeley

University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 642-6000

The University of California-Berkeley offers one forestry program and this university is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution. UC Berkeley ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

6. Humboldt State University

1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521-8299
(707) 826-3011

Humboldt State University offers one forestry program and HSU is located in town of Arcata, California. 7,903 students seek degrees in 57 programs at this public school, overall. It is the third biggest institution in the state of California offering forestry.

7. Citrus College

1000 W Foothill Blvd
Glendora, CA 91741-1899
(626) 963-0323

Citrus College is located in the suburbs of Glendora, California and it offers one program in forestry. Overall, 12,386 students seek degrees in 69 Citrus College programs. It is the third biggest institution in the state of California offering forestry in terms of programs.

8. Modesto Junior College

435 College Ave
Modesto, CA 95350-5800
(209) 575-6550

Modesto Junior College offers two forestry programs. Of those, students are offered one forestry certificate by it and one forestry degree at the associate's level. It is near the center of the city. Overall, 18,492 students seek degrees in 154 programs at this school. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of California.

9. The University of California - Davis

One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8678
(530) 752-1011

The University of California-Davis is in the suburbs of Davis, California and Davis offers one program in forestry. This big university is a public, 4-year, research institution. UC Davis is the second oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in forestry.

10. Cerritos College

11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650-6298
(562) 860-2451

Founded in 1955, Cerritos College is a public 2-year institution. This college is located in the suburbs of Norwalk, California. This community college offers 103 certificates and 103 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 22,142 students sought degrees from the 103 programs at this community college. This college offers subjects such as design and human services. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

11. Bakersfield College

1801 Panorama Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299
(661) 395-4011

Bakersfield College is 3.7 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in forestry. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in forestry by this college and one associate's level forestry degree. This big college is one of 98 community colleges in California. It is the oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in forestry.

12. Shasta College

11555 Old Oregon Trail
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 242-7500

Shasta College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1948. It is located in Redding, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers subjects including information technology and culinary arts. Students are offered 51 certificates and 48 degrees at the associates level by it. In 2010, 9,712 students pursued degrees from the 52 programs at this college. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this college. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

13. California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

One Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(805) 756-1111

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is in the suburbs of San Luis Obispo, California. Cal Poly offers two programs in forestry. More specifically, this university offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in forestry and one forestry degree at the master's level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of California offering forestry programs.