A top forestry program like nowhere else in the world 

Our forestry program is a gateway to a fulfilling career; it’s also an invitation to create sustainable solutions for the natural world and outdoor enjoyment for years to come.

  • Ranked No. 10 in the nation among forestry programs in an index measuring faculty scholarly output
  • Nationally accredited by the Society of American Foresters 
  • Listed in the Princeton Review’s Guide to 286 Green Colleges for demonstrating “an exemplary commitment to sustainability”
  • National and international leader in natural resource education and forest research
  • Five life zones within fifty miles of campus and six climate zones in the state

Here, your classroom will expand traditional confines to include the highest mountain range in Arizona, the Colorado Plateau and the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest—all conveniently located in and around Flagstaff.

You will also study with distinguished scientists who are recognized leaders in sustainability, and who will teach you their expertise.

If you’re up for the academic rigor and in-depth field research that precedes making a lasting environmental impact, then you’re at the right place.