New York contains four schools that offer jewelry programs. SUNY College at New Paltz, the highest-ranking jewelry school in NY, has a total student population of 7,907 and is the 1048th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 jewelry schools in New York, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Gemological Institute of America-New York comes out as the most expensive ($24,378/yr), with Studio Jewelers as the lowest recorded at only $8,964/yr.
Jewelry students from New York 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 New York alone, there are 610 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $33,430. Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers in this state earn $41,830/yr and there are 3,890 employed.
Also, within the jewelry schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from jewelry, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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