New Hampshire contains four schools that offer jewelry programs. Rhode Island School of Design, the highest-ranking jewelry school in NH, has a total student population of 2,360 and is the 85th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 jewelry schools in New Hampshire, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Bennet Street School comes out as the most expensive ($61,218/yr), with Massachusetts College of Art and Design as the lowest recorded at only $15,161/yr.
Jewelry students from New Hampshire 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.
Also, within the jewelry schools in New Hampshire, the average student population is 1,667 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Aside from jewelry, there are 1118 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,808 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,614, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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