Texas contains four schools that offer jewelry programs. University of North Texas, the highest-ranking jewelry school in TX, has a total student population of 35,003 and is the 1230th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 jewelry schools in Texas, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Texas comes out as the most expensive ($10,409/yr), with The University of Texas at El Paso as the lowest recorded at only $5,224/yr.
Jewelry students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 380 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $37,680. Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers in this state earn $30,960/yr and there are 1,570 employed.
Also, within the jewelry schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from jewelry, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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