Top Forestry Schools and Programs

Top schools offering forestry programs:

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
- The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation is highly regarded as one of the top programs in natural resource management in the United States.
- Graduate degrees offered include the Master's of Science (M.S.), Master of Forestry (M.F.), Master of Natural Resources (M.N.R.), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Programs.
- Virginia Tech Forestry research ranks at the top in North America (Journal of Forestry).

Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC)
- The Department of Forestry at SIUC has outstanding professors with expertise in a wide variety of fields including forest management, park and recreational land management, wildlife management, environmental education, etc.
- SIUC earned a “Best College” designation and listed in the top 25% of all 4-year colleges and universities nation-wide according to the Princeton Review in its “2010 Best Colleges: Region by Region”.

Yale University
- The Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies offers master’s and doctoral degree programs and serves as a locus for research into local, regional and global environmental issues.
- The Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies has the best forestry program in the United States based on the research productivity of its faculty, according to the 2005 Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index.

State University of New York (SUNY)
- Forbes Magazine placed the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) at 23rd in its listing of “America's Best College Buys” for 2010.
- The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is listed in the Princeton Review's Guide to 286 Green Colleges.

* Suggested Reading:

Colleges with Equine Studies

Top Wildlife Biology Schools

Top Soil Science Schools and Programs