Minnesota contains two schools that offer jewelry programs. Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College, the highest-ranking jewelry school in MN, has a total student population of 6,010 and is the 5049th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 jewelry schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Minneapolis Community and Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($13,072/yr), with Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $10,107/yr.
Jewelry students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 80 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $33,020. Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers in this state earn $43,710/yr and there are 270 employed.
Also, within the jewelry schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from jewelry, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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