Woonsocket, RI (population: 42,967) has four jewelry design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Rhode Island School of Design, the highest ranked school in this group with a jewelry design program, has a total student population of 2,360. It is the 85th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Rhode Island (#1 is Brown University). To learn more about jewelry design programs in Woonsocket, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of jewelry design professors at Rhode Island School of Design such as Mickey Ackerman, Catherine Andreozzi, Charlie Appleton, Charlie Cannon, Matt Cottam, and Bill Crozier.
Jewelry Design students from Woonsocket 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.
Woonsocket lies in Providence county, which is one of the 2 counties in Rhode Island. Overall, the Providence-Fall River-Warwick-MA area has 544,170 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $20.96/hr average worker wage, and a $43,600 average annual salary.
Of the 4 jewelry design schools with a 100-mile radius of Woonsocket, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Bennet Street School comes out as the most expensive ($61,218/yr) for jewelry design students, with University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth as the lowest, reported at only $14,162/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Woonsocket|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||9.0 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||15.6 miles|
|Fall River||MA||90,721||4||21.7318||82||28.4 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||28.4 miles|
|North Dartmouth||MA||-||2||13.916||82||37.0 miles|
|New Bedford||MA||90,869||2||34.0999||5||37.2 miles|