New Jersey contains five schools that offer jewelry design programs. Temple University, the highest-ranking jewelry design school in NJ, has a total student population of 36,507 and is the 105th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 jewelry design schools in New Jersey, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Gemological Institute of America-New York comes out as the most expensive ($24,378/yr), with Studio Jewelers as the lowest recorded at only $8,964/yr.
Jewelry Design students from New Jersey schools who go on to become jewelry designers, craft artists, jewelers, jewelry makers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 23,410 people working as jewelers and precious stone and metal workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,620.
Also, within the jewelry design schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from jewelry design , 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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