Arizona contains five schools that offer gunsmithing programs. Rio Salado College, the highest-ranking gunsmithing school in AZ, has a total student population of 20,865 and is the 3728th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 gunsmithing schools in Arizona, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rio Salado College comes out as the most expensive ($11,005/yr), with Yavapai College as the lowest recorded at only $4,664/yr.
Gunsmithing students from Arizona schools who go on to become gunsmithers, gunsmiths, research and development machinists, machinists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,268,930 people working as maintenance and repair workers, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,520. Also, Machinists make on average $38,940 per year and there are about 380,720 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 5,870 employed machinists earning an average yearly salary of $39,010. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this state earn $35,540/yr and there are 26,730 employed.
Also, within the gunsmithing schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from gunsmithing, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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