Connecticut contains five schools that offer jewelry repair programs. Rhode Island School of Design, the highest-ranking jewelry repair school in CT, has a total student population of 2,360 and is the 85th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 jewelry repair schools in Connecticut, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhode Island School of Design comes out as the most expensive ($35,991/yr), with Studio Jewelers as the lowest recorded at only $8,964/yr.
Jewelry Repair students from Connecticut 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.
Also, within the jewelry repair schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from jewelry repair, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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