Grants Pass, OR has twelve jewelry design schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a jewelry design program, has a total student population of 45,943. It is the 26th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Washington. To learn more about jewelry design programs in Grants Pass, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of jewelry design professors at University of Washington such as Magnus Feil, Annabelle Gould, Kristine Matthews, Dominic Muren, Christopher Ozubko, and Axel Roesler.
Jewelry Design students from Grants Pass 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.
Grants Pass lies in Josephine county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Southern Oregon nonmetropolitan area has 58,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $17.17/hr average worker wage, and a $35,710 average annual salary.
Of the 12 jewelry design schools with a 500-mile radius of Grants Pass, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, California College of the Arts comes out as the most expensive ($30,933/yr) for jewelry design students, with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,174/yr.