Pennsylvania contains five schools that offer jewelry repair programs. Temple University, the highest-ranking jewelry repair school in PA, has a total student population of 36,507 and is the 105th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 jewelry repair schools in Pennsylvania, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arcadia University comes out as the most expensive ($23,287/yr), with Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg as the lowest recorded at only $8,833/yr.
Jewelry Repair students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from jewelry repair, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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