Hawaii contains four schools that offer jewelry programs. California College of the Arts, the highest-ranking jewelry school in HI, has a total student population of 1,828 and is the 3265th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 jewelry schools in Hawaii, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, California College of the Arts comes out as the most expensive ($30,933/yr), with Santa Rosa Junior College as the lowest recorded at only $8,641/yr.
Jewelry students from Hawaii 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 Hawaii alone, there are 50 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $41,910. Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers in this state earn $32,080/yr and there are 150 employed.
Also, within the jewelry schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from jewelry, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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