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Forestry

Washington State University

48 months
Duration
27113 USD/year
13156 USD/year
5498 USD/year
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About

The Forestry program offered by Washington State University is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students to make a positive impact locally and globally by creating, managing, conserving, and repairing forested ecosystems. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Forestry program offered by Washington State University  builds on a strong foundation in science, with an emphasis on forest ecosystems and lots of hands-on experience in forest measurements and sampling.

Sample career options in forestry

WSU forestry graduates are field-ready, with a strong background in forest measurements and sampling, and hands-on practice in skills that are highly valued by employers. You could work in a variety of roles, including the following:

  • Forester
  • Environmental consultant
  • Land, refuge, or wildlife habitat manager
  • Reforestation specialist
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist

Programme Structure

Strengths of the program 
  • The forestry major prepares you to work as a professional forester, performing tasks ranging from increasing timber production to restoring wildlife habitat.
  • The major combines a strong background in the plant sciences with a strong emphasis on spatial analysis including landscape ecology and GIS
  • Graduates are expected to be field ready with a strong background in plant identification, forest measurements, and forest stand management
  • Students benefit from an integrated common core of course work rooted in the environment, taken in concert with students majoring in related disciplines.
  • Hands on experience in on-campus and off-campus laboratory exercises and internship opportunities
  • Students may elect to complete a minor in geospatial analysis along with a major in forestry 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National: The fall semester admission priority application date for first-year students is January 31. You can still apply after this date on a space-available basis
  • International: WSU accepts international undergraduate applications at any time of year and operates on a rolling admission basis.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for admission to Washington State University as a freshman, a student needs to complete at least 12 years of school, culminating in an appropriate secondary certificate or external examination. (We may consider the first year or two of university in some countries to be secondary level.)
  • Schooling should include preparation in humanities, mathematics, basic sciences, and social sciences.
  • WSU requires a minimum grade point average of 2.70 (on a 4.00 scale) for admission as an international freshman.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27113 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27113 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    13156 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13156 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5498 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Pullman

904 - 1507 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Washington State University awards millions of dollars in financial aid and scholarships to students every year based on financial need, academic merit, or a combination of the two.

Students in majors offered by the School of the Environment can be considered for scholarships from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Resources, and the School of the Environment.

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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