Oklahoma contains three schools that offer gunsmithing programs. Meridian Technology Center, the highest-ranking gunsmithing school in OK, has a total student population of 576 and is the 2274th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 gunsmithing schools in Oklahoma, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Meridian Technology Center comes out as the most expensive ($15,852/yr), with Murray State College as the lowest recorded at only $7,735/yr.
Gunsmithing students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 6,080 employed machinists earning an average yearly salary of $35,600. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this state earn $32,490/yr and there are 15,010 employed.
Also, within the gunsmithing schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from gunsmithing, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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