Greenville, NC (population: 85,963) has one jewelry school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. College of the Albemarle has a total student population of 2,796. It is the 4791st highest ranked school in the USA and the 91st highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Jewelry students from Greenville 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.
Greenville lies in Pitt county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greenville area has 73,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $17.57/hr average worker wage, and a $36,550 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of the Albemarle ends up costing a student $4,497/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greenville|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||35.1 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||38.7 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||70.8 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||96.5 miles|