California contains 23 schools that offer locksmith programs. California State University-Long Beach, the highest-ranking locksmith school in CA, has a total student population of 35,557 and is the 800th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 locksmith schools in California, only 16 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Southern California Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,492/yr), with Grossmont College as the lowest recorded at only $3,021/yr.
Locksmith students from California schools who go on to become locksmiths, certified master locksmiths, road service locksmiths, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 16,910 people working as locksmiths and safe repairers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,550.
Also, within the locksmith schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from locksmith, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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