South Lake Tahoe, CA has sixteen jewelry repair schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Bethesda Christian University, the highest ranked school in this group with a jewelry repair program, has a total student population of 295. It is the 741st highest ranked school in the USA and the 47th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Jewelry Repair students from South Lake Tahoe schools who go on to become jewelry repairers, jewelers, jewelry designers, 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.
Of the 16 jewelry repair schools with a 500-mile radius of South Lake Tahoe, only 8 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 repair students, with Cerritos College as the lowest, reported at only $3,650/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from South Lake Tahoe|
|Carson City||NV||54,870||1||8.29894||62||19.9 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||74.6 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||88.3 miles|
|Yuba City||CA||62,588||1||36.3939||5||89.1 miles|