Best Colleges for Forestry

For those students who can’t ever imagine working in a cubicle, a forestry degree will put you on the path to the exact opposite type of office setting—one with fresh air and tall trees. Individuals who enjoy hands-on, outdoor work will find that this area of study can lead to a lifetime of satisfying, meaningful work. Forestry majors learn how to grow, manage, and protect forest ecosystems and find employment in the public sector protecting and preserving forests as well as in the private sector helping to manage the usage and regrowth of the timber industry. No matter your path, the colleges and universities on our list of the Best Colleges for Forestry excel in preparing undergraduates for a rewarding career.

Click the links below for more information about each college's forestry program. Click here to read our methodology.

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