South Dakota contains two schools that offer jewelry repair programs. Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College, the highest-ranking jewelry repair school in SD, has a total student population of 6,010 and is the 5049th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 jewelry repair schools in South Dakota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Minneapolis Community and Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($13,072/yr), with Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $10,107/yr.
Jewelry Repair students from South Dakota 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 South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from jewelry repair, there are 1098 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,143 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,336, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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