Virginia contains nine schools that offer jewelry repair programs. Wytheville Community College, the highest-ranking jewelry repair school in VA, has a total student population of 3,783 and is the 4625th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 jewelry repair schools in Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southwest Virginia Community College comes out as the most expensive ($6,355/yr), with Wytheville Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,335/yr.
Jewelry Repair students from Virginia 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 Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from jewelry repair, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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