Poughkeepsie, NY has five jewelry design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. SUNY College at New Paltz, the highest ranked school in this group with a jewelry design program, has a total student population of 7,907. It is the 1048th highest ranked school in the USA and the 96th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York). To learn more about jewelry design programs in Poughkeepsie, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of jewelry design professors at SUNY College at New Paltz such as Mary Leary.
Jewelry Design students from Poughkeepsie 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.
Poughkeepsie lies in Dutchess county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown area has 245,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $21.87/hr average worker wage, and a $45,480 average annual salary.
Of the 5 jewelry design schools with a 100-mile radius of Poughkeepsie, only 1 has 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) for jewelry design students, with Studio Jewelers as the lowest, reported at only $8,964/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Poughkeepsie|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||6.3 miles|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||9.2 miles|
|West Point||NY||-||1||80.8664||76||21.4 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||47.8 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||54.5 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||54.9 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||57.8 miles|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||58.5 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||59.0 miles|