Mississippi contains one school that offers jewelry programs. Jones County Junior College has a total student population of 5,250 and is the 4514th highest ranked school in America.
Jewelry students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi alone, there are 60 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $24,830. Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers in this state earn $36,090/yr and there are 70 employed.
Also, within the jewelry schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from jewelry, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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