Flagstaff, AZ (population: 61,390) has one jewelry school within its city limits. Northern Arizona University has a total student population of 23,597. It is the 225th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Arizona.
Jewelry students from Flagstaff 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.
Flagstaff lies in Coconino county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Flagstaff area has 56,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $35,880 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northern Arizona University ends up costing a student $11,306/yr.