B.Sc. On Campus


University of Idaho

48 months
27576 USD/year
27576 USD/year
8340 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Forests cover one-third of the nation's land area and 40 percent of Idaho's land area. With such vast natural resources comes the need to manage the land responsibly. The Forestry program is offered by University of Idaho.


Examine forest ecosystems, sustainable forestry, forest management and watersheds in a program that enables you to balance the many demands placed on the nation’s forests as a future professional in this field. Experience hands-on opportunities and gain a solid scientific foundation in the areas of forest concepts, social factors and technical skills.

In this Forestry program at University of Idaho, you will build the science-based knowledge for sound management of forest resources. You will study topics such as forest management and operations, disease and pest control, forest hydrology and ecology, geographic information systems, wildland fires, forest inventory, and more.

As a graduate of this Society of American Foresters accredited program, you will be prepared to balance the many demands placed on forests: from sustainable timber production and biomass for forest products, to recreation and wildlife habitat conservation, providing clean water and other forest ecosystem services.

 Career Outcomes

With this degree, you may become a/an:

  • Forester or forest manager
  • Forest scientist (forest biologist, forest ecologist, wildlife specialist)
  • Operations forester or forest engineer
  • Forest nursery manager
  • Inventory forester
  • Forest hydrologist
  • Forest technician
  • Forest or land-use planner


  • accredited by the Society of American Foresters (SAF). SAF is recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation as the specialized accrediting body for forestry in the United States.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organisms and Environments
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Forest Insects
  • Introduction to Forest Management
  • Society and Natural Resources
  • Forestry Sampling Methods
  • Forest Measurement and Inventory
  • Dendrology
  • Forest Regeneration
  • Forest Soil and Canopy Processes
  • Introduction to Spatial Analysis for Natural
  • Resource Management
  • Silviculture Principles and Practices
  • Forest Operations
  • Watershed Science and Management
  • Forest and Plant Pathology
  • Forest Policy and Administration
  • Pre-calculus Algebra and Analytic Geometry
  • Analytic Trigonometry
  • Exploring Natural Resources.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate applicants who have no previous work at the post-secondary level must have at least a 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) from a secondary school. Students must also meet the criteria for admission to university-level study in their home country.
  • An international application for admission.
  • Official secondary school transcripts identifying subjects taken, marks received and graduation date. If you have not yet graduated from your secondary school, a transcript showing all completed work may be accepted for early admission. External examination reports should be provided when applicable.
  • Official transcripts with subjects and marks received from any colleges or universities attended.
  • A statement of your activities if you've had a gap in education.
    • The ITI scholarship is automatically awarded at the time of acceptance to qualified students, and reduces international tuition from $27,876 (23,011 euro) to $12,810 (10,576 euro).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27576 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    27576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27576 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8340 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Moscow

750 - 1100 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is an award for qualified new, first-time freshmen and transfer students pursuing their first bachelor’s degree in Fall and who meet the specific criteria. WUE students pay 150 percent of Idaho in-state tuition and fees and are not charged out-of-state tuition. WUE value is $15,066 per academic year.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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