Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one jewelry school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Mohave Community College has a total student population of 6,702. It is the 5532nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 88th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Jewelry students from Las Vegas 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.
Las Vegas lies in Clark county, which is one of the 8 counties in Nevada. Overall, the Las Vegas-Paradise area has 858,540 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $19.26/hr average worker wage, and a $40,070 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mohave Community College ends up costing a student $8,373/yr.