Knoxville, TN (population: 187,071) has one jewelry design school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Haywood Community College has a total student population of 2,342. It is the 4179th highest ranked school in the USA and the 79th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Jewelry Design students from Knoxville 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.
Knoxville lies in Knox county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Knoxville area has 324,080 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $18.18/hr average worker wage, and a $37,820 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Haywood Community College ends up costing a student $9,465/yr.
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