Michigan contains four schools that offer jewelry repair programs. Ferris State University, the highest-ranking jewelry repair school in MI, has a total student population of 13,865 and is the 2147th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 jewelry repair schools in Michigan, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ferris State University comes out as the most expensive ($14,370/yr), with Alpena Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,805/yr.
Jewelry Repair students from Michigan 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 Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from jewelry repair, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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