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Forestry Schools in Louisiana

There are three schools in the state of Louisiana offering forestry programs. In 2010, 33 students graduated with degrees from Louisiana forestry schools. 16 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 13 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 34 students graduate from forestry programs in Louisiana per year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from forestry programs. Out of those, 13 students graduated with a bachelor's level forestry degree, 16 with a degree at the master's level, and four with a degree at the doctorate level.

Three forestry schools are located in this state. And out of these, three schools are public. Tuition at a public forestry school varies from $4,584 to $5,764.

Average tuition for programs in forestry is $5,401. While the lowest tuition in this state is at Southern University and A & M College, the highest tuition for forestry programs, which is $5,764 each year, is at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.

Louisiana forestry schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Forestry Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 34 students graduate from forestry programs in Louisiana per year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from forestry programs. Out of those, 13 students graduated with a bachelor's level forestry degree, 16 with a degree at the master's level, and four with a degree at the doctorate level.

Forestry Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 21
  • Bachelor 2007: 24
  • Bachelor 2008: 25
  • Bachelor 2009: 18
  • Bachelor 2010: 13
  • Master 2006: 9
  • Master 2007: 7
  • Master 2008: 8
  • Master 2009: 4
  • Master 2010: 16
  • Doctorate 2006: 1
  • Doctorate 2007: 6
  • Doctorate 2008: 2
  • Doctorate 2009: 2
  • Doctorate 2010: 4

Forestry Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in this state offer a total of six forestry programs. Of these programs, approximately 33% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Forestry Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 2

Foresters — Salary by Percentile

Foresters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47450
  • 25th Percentile: 52200
  • Median: 63530
  • 75th Percentile: 73910
  • 90th Percentile: 82900

Forest and Conservation Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forest and Conservation Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28000
  • 25th Percentile: 34920
  • Median: 41750
  • 75th Percentile: 49450
  • 90th Percentile: 55210

Forest and Conservation Workers — Salary by Percentile

Forest and Conservation Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22110
  • 25th Percentile: 27090
  • Median: 33760
  • 75th Percentile: 40060
  • 90th Percentile: 46230

Foresters — Employment Trend

Foresters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59270
  • Median Salary 2007: 53440
  • Median Salary 2008: 60680
  • Median Salary 2009: 56520
  • Median Salary 2010: 63530
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 210
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Forest and Conservation Technicians — Employment Trend

Forest and Conservation Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39010
  • Median Salary 2007: 39880
  • Median Salary 2008: 42100
  • Median Salary 2009: 40390
  • Median Salary 2010: 41750
  • Total Employed 2006: 400
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Forest and Conservation Workers — Employment Trend

Forest and Conservation Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31640
  • Median Salary 2007: 31760
  • Median Salary 2008: 31880
  • Median Salary 2009: 33370
  • Median Salary 2010: 33760
  • Total Employed 2006: 520
  • Total Employed 2007: 390
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 400
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

Louisiana vs National Forestry Employment

Louisiana vs National Forestry Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.127% (550)

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1. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Louisiana State University and Agricultural &
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2750
(225) 578-3202

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, which is 3.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Baton Rouge, LA. It offers two forestry programs. Specifically, this university offers one master's level forestry degree to students and one doctorate level forestry degree. Overall, 29,451 students seek degrees in 207 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College programs. It is the biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forestry.

2. Louisiana Tech University

305 Wisteria
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-2000

Louisiana Tech University offers one forestry program and it is in Ruston, LA. Overall, 11,743 students pursue degrees in 126 programs at this university. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forestry.

3. Southern University and A & M College

Southern Branch Post Office
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
(225) 771-4500

Southern University and A & M College, which is 5.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Baton Rouge, LA. This university offers three forestry programs. Of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in forestry to students, one master's level forestry degree, and one doctorate level degree in forestry. Overall, 6,897 students pursue degrees in 85 Southern University and A & M College programs. This university is the second oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in forestry.