New Jersey contains two schools that offer gunsmithing programs. Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, the highest-ranking gunsmithing school in NJ, has a total student population of 887 and is the 1637th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 gunsmithing schools in New Jersey, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lancaster County Career and Technology Center comes out as the most expensive ($23,472/yr), with Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $6,155/yr.
Gunsmithing students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 5,690 employed machinists earning an average yearly salary of $43,660. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this state earn $39,440/yr and there are 30,760 employed.
Also, within the gunsmithing schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from gunsmithing, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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