Pennsylvania contains nine schools that offer locksmith programs. Duquesne University, the highest-ranking locksmith school in PA, has a total student population of 10,294 and is the 166th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 locksmith schools in Pennsylvania, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, YTI Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($41,895/yr), with Community College of Beaver County as the lowest recorded at only $4,128/yr.
Locksmith students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from locksmith, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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