Maryland contains three schools that offer jewelry programs. Corcoran College of Art and Design, the highest-ranking jewelry school in MD, has a total student population of 921 and is the 435th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 jewelry schools in Maryland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Corcoran College of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($27,567/yr), with Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg as the lowest recorded at only $8,833/yr.
Jewelry students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 40 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $25,790. Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers in this state earn $26,160/yr and there are 150 employed.
Also, within the jewelry schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from jewelry, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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