Oregon contains two schools that offer jewelry repair programs. University of Oregon, the highest-ranking jewelry repair school in OR, has a total student population of 22,335 and is the 874th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 jewelry repair schools in Oregon, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Oregon comes out as the most expensive ($13,342/yr), with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,174/yr.
Jewelry Repair students from Oregon 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 Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from jewelry repair, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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