About Us

Study natural resources on the shores of Lake Superior in one of the largest contiguous forests in the eastern United States, where faculty and students are on a first-name basis. Experience a 14-week field semester in our nationally designated Model Forest. Research, right away, including $1,000 earn-and-learn assistantships for every incoming student. Dig deep into forestry, wildlife ecology and management, environmental science, biotechnology and molecular genetics, forest biomaterials, and geospatial technology. Sustainable careers that sustain our environment begin here.

Forestry

Wildlife Ecology and Management

Natural Resources and Environmental Science

Biotechnology and Molecular Genetics

Forest Biomaterials Program

Remote Sensing and Geospatial

  • All of our undergraduate programs have a strong geospatial component, including classes in geographic information systems, land measurements, and GPS and remote sensing. We also include geospatial components in all of our graduate programs.
  • Professional degree: Masters of Geographic Information Science.

* Accredited by the Society of American Foresters

Sure, our setting is wild, but so are the numbers. (Viewbook)

  • 5.6:1

    Student-Faculty Ratio

  • $250K

    in scholarships to SFRES students annually

  • 714

    minimum hours of outdoor course work