Idaho contains eleven schools that offer jewelry programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking jewelry school in ID, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 jewelry schools in Idaho, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Oregon comes out as the most expensive ($13,342/yr), with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,174/yr.
Jewelry students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 30 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $25,660. Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers in this state earn $44,000/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the jewelry schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from jewelry, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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