North Carolina contains two schools that offer gunsmithing programs. Montgomery Community College, the highest-ranking gunsmithing school in NC, has a total student population of 1,036 and is the 4906th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 gunsmithing schools in North Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Piedmont Community College comes out as the most expensive ($5,243/yr), with Montgomery Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,315/yr.
Gunsmithing students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 10,990 employed machinists earning an average yearly salary of $36,610. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this state earn $35,470/yr and there are 41,770 employed.
Also, within the gunsmithing schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from gunsmithing, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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