Alabama contains four schools that offer jewelry programs. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, the highest-ranking jewelry school in AL, has a total student population of 6,311 and is the 3055th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 jewelry schools in Alabama, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville comes out as the most expensive ($7,211/yr), with Bishop State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,655/yr.
Jewelry students from Alabama schools who go on to become jewelers, jewelry designers, jewelry makers, jewelry repairers, 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, Craft artists make on average $33,070 per year and there are about 5,380 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 80 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $23,350. Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers in this state earn $37,250/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the jewelry schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from jewelry, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Alabama Interesting Facts