Best Colleges for Metal and Jewelry Arts

108

Graduates Per Year

$49K

Average Salary

#371

Most Popular Major

Popularity

Very Unpopular

108

98% NATIONAL AVG

Diplomas Received Last Year

21

89% NATIONAL AVG

Colleges Offering this Degree

Most Popular Degrees

370

Photojournalism

118

371

Metal and Jewelry Arts

108

Cost

Median Cost

$28,992

9% NATIONAL AVG

Median Degree Cost

Most Expensive Degrees

222

Advertising

$29,085

223

Metal and Jewelry Arts

$28,992

Salary

Low Salary

$26,246

32% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

359

Art History

$26,246

360

Metal and Jewelry Arts

$26,246

361

Printmaking

$26,246

Professors

Bad

4/5

Median Student Rating

Highest Student Rated Professors

244

Radiation Therapy

245

Metal and Jewelry Arts

246

Industrial and Product Design

Students

Average Diversity

3.6/5

0.17% NATIONAL AVG

Student Diversity Index

Most Diverse

228

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services

229

Metal and Jewelry Arts

230

Computer Programming

SUMMARY

A degree in Metal and Jewelry Arts is a valuable choice and frequently an obligatory first step for undergrads aspiring to enter a career as a metal fabricator, a jeweler, or an industrial artist. In fact, metal and jewelry arts is a very rare degree ranking as the 371st most popular area of study. Last academic year, there were 108 metal and jewelry arts graduates. In-state tuition for metal and jewelry arts at private institutions is, on average, 3.2 times more expensive than their public fellows.

With just 21 institutions having programs for this degree you might have limited options as to the institutions that will have an option for you. If you are hoping to immerse yourself with other metal and jewelry arts undergraduates, consider schools in Pennsylvania which have the most undergraduates admitted to metal and jewelry arts annually. less precisely, the top region to pursue metal and jewelry arts is in the Mid East region with Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York at New Paltz, and Temple University best representing the region. Interestingly, our pick for the best conference to study metal and jewelry arts is the American Athletic Conference with Temple University representing the conference. On that topic, our selection for the best university for metal and jewelry arts is Rhode Island School of Design. You may also want to check out our list of best colleges.

The overall best school does not have to be the 'best' school for you. There might be lots of perspectives to think about when deciding on ​university. External stuff such as campus amenities, transportation services, and food might definitely alter your choice on where to go to college. At Authority, we've weighed the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are interested in which metal and jewelry arts college boasts the best campus, the answer is Rochester Institute of Technology. If, for example, you are very interested in which university boasts the top campus, we have a whole list dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through government databases, student reviews, professor reviews, and more to compare every major in the United States in an unbiased and informative way. Here you can find our comprehensive list for the universities with the best student life and, from that list, our selection of the college with the best student life for metal and jewelry arts is Rhode Island School of Design. Curious why? Keep scrolling to learn more about our top selections. Many of our picks will probably shock you.

If cost is a primary influence in your decisions, you might be cautious about Rhode Island School of Design. Rhode Island School of Design is our most expensive school for metal and jewelry arts, at least for out of state enrollment. We have an entire page for the most expensive schools that could put the cost at Rhode Island School of Design into perspective. For more context, you may care to know that metal and jewelry arts is the 223rd most expensive major in the nation, with an average cost of $29,000. On a broader scale, the most costly state for metal and jewelry arts in the nation is Rhode Island demonstrated by a tuition of $51,800 at the main college in the state Rhode Island School of Design. To zoom out even further, the most costly region of the country for metal and jewelry arts is the New England region which is best demonstrated with Massachusetts College of Art and Design with a cost of $25,730, and Rhode Island School of Design with a cost of $51,800.

Our cheapest region for metal and jewelry arts is the Great Lakes region which is represented by Ferris State University with a cost of $12,376. More optimistically, the most affordable university for metal and jewelry arts is Ferris State University. Authority.org's full list of the most affordable universities can be explored here.

In-state attendees can expect to pay in the neighborhood of $14,200 for a degree in metal and jewelry arts. That cost inflates by a lot to an average of $26,800 for an out-of-state public-school undergrad. On that note, our pick for the college constituting the best value for metal and jewelry arts: Rhode Island School of Design. On this page you will see our comprehensive list on the schools we see as being the best value overall. Bear in mind, this list is predicated on the assumption that you are an out-of-state student. The value proposition changes when it comes to in-state tuition, as such, we are using out-of-state tuition as the baseline.

Earnings for metal and jewelry arts majors can cover a wide range, but two years after completing the major graduates will typically earn in the neighborhood of $49,100. There is a lot of variation in earnings; top positions can rake in up to $89,700. Even straight out of college, the minimum earning jobs within the metal and jewelry arts space make $26,900, which could be worse. The highest earning graduates from metal and jewelry arts have come from Rochester Institute of Technology and if you want to find the schools with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The prevailing diversity of metal and jewelry arts is subpar, ranking within the 42nd percentile of all majors. The university with the highest composite diversity for metal and jewelry arts is Academy of Art University and here you can find our general list of the schools which have the most diversity. The financial diversity of the Metal and Jewelry Arts major only is in the 38th percentile compared to all other majors. Racial diversity is greater than financial diversity, in the 48th percentile. Students who are not latino, asian, white, or black make up the largest share at 58% of those majoring in metal and jewelry arts. Additionally, 90% of undergrads seeking a metal and jewelry arts major are women.

The median rating for metal and jewelry arts professors is 4 stars, a rating which is actually the median score across every major; which is a fine. If you want to find the most popular metal and jewelry arts instructor in the nation, consider looking up Paul Weisbroat at Fashion Institute of Technology. It may surprise you, but the top rated professors for metal and jewelry arts from student rankings are at Fashion Institute of Technology. As we including data beyond just rankings it becomes clear that the college possessing the best instructors for metal and jewelry arts is Massachusetts College of Art and Design. You will find more detail on our ever evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, along with some of the finest examples of instructors in the U.S.

Finally, the most difficult college to get into for metal and jewelry arts is Rhode Island School of Design. While we do not necessarily see the value in it, we do have a comprehensive page of the hardest colleges to get into. That being said, here at Authority we hope you understand that approaching academics from examples mainly informed by superlatives could cause issues. We encourage you to look at some of our other pages on different colleges and read a couple of Authority's helpful background pages on important things to look for as you progress with your college search.

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Rhode Island School of Design

#1 Best Colleges for Metal and Jewelry Arts

Rhode Island School of Design is a small private art school located in Providence, RI ranked 77th in the US. It has a total of 2,049 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting 25.76% of applicants. Rhode Island School of Design offers 33 different majors and is best known for its Systems Science and Theory, Painting, and Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $51,800 per year, Rhode Island School of Design is exceptionally high-priced. 85% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, joining the labor force. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn close to $51,100 per year, which is 23% over the national median.

Providence, RI

www.risd.edu

A+

Rating

26%

Acceptance

2,542

Students

#77

Ranking

$51,800

Tuition

Temple University

#2 Best Colleges for Metal and Jewelry Arts

Temple University is a very large public university located in Philadelphia, PA ranked 253rd in America. It has a total of 31,632 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting just about three out of every five applicants. Temple University offers 493 different majors and is best known for its Organizational Communication, Recreational Therapy, and Social Studies Teacher Education programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $16,080 for students from Pennsylvania and $28,992 for those from out-of-state, Temple University is somewhat moderately high-priced. 69.66% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to take in around $50,500 per year, which is 22% over the national median.

Philadelphia, PA

www.temple.edu

A-

Rating

60%

Acceptance

43,154

Students

#253

Ranking

$28,992

Tuition

Savannah College of Art and Design

#3 Best Colleges for Metal and Jewelry Arts

Savannah College of Art and Design is a large private art school located in Savannah, GA ranked 10th in Georgia. It has a total of 12,966 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 95.91% of applicants. Savannah College of Art and Design offers 64 different majors and is best known for its Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects, Illustration, and Apparel and Textiles programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $37,575 per year, Savannah College of Art and Design is rather costly. 60% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make about $36,400 per year, which is 12% below the national median.

Savannah, GA

www.scad.edu

B-

Rating

96%

Acceptance

16,065

Students

#543

Ranking

$37,575

Tuition

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

#4 Best Colleges for Metal and Jewelry Arts

Massachusetts College of Art and Design is a small public art school located in Boston, MA ranked 28th in Massachusetts. It has a total of 2,293 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 57.82% acceptance rate. Massachusetts College of Art and Design offers 31 different majors and is best known for its Art Teacher Education, Environmental Design, and Printmaking programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $1,030 for students from Massachusetts and $25,730 for those from out-of-state, Massachusetts College of Art and Design is somewhat moderately expensive. 72.5% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to take home roughly $36,200 per year, which is 13% below the national median.

Boston, MA

www.massart.edu

A-

Rating

58%

Acceptance

2,495

Students

#308

Ranking

$25,730

Tuition

Rochester Institute of Technology

#5 Best Colleges for Metal and Jewelry Arts

Rochester Institute of Technology is a large private institution located in Rochester, NY ranked 190th in the US. It has a total of 15,118 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting close to 7 in every 10 applicants. Rochester Institute of Technology offers 201 different majors and is best known for its Mechanical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technologies, and Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $45,244 per year, Rochester Institute of Technology is exceptionally costly. 62.58% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to take home near $62,400 per year, which is 50% above the national median.

Rochester, NY

www.rit.edu/

A

Rating

71%

Acceptance

18,660

Students

#190

Ranking

$45,244

Tuition

Academy of Art University

#6 Best Colleges for Metal and Jewelry Arts

Academy of Art University is a mid-sized for-profit art school located in San Francisco, CA with a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. It has a total of 9,267 full-time undergraduate students. Academy of Art University offers 107 different majors and is best known for its Metal and Jewelry Arts, Playwriting and Screenwriting, and Web Design programs (nationally ranked 6th, 9th, and 10th respectively). With an annual tuition of $23,112 per year, Academy of Art University is somewhat moderately pricey. 19.66% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to bring home more or less $38,600 per year, which is 7% below the national median.

San Francisco, CA

www.academyart.edu

C+

Rating

100%

Acceptance

13,615

Students

#1138

Ranking

$23,112

Tuition

Ferris State University

#7 Best Colleges for Metal and Jewelry Arts

Ferris State University is a large public institution located in Big Rapids, MI ranked 39th in Michigan. It has a total of 14,170 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 86.64% acceptance rate. Ferris State University offers 231 different majors and is best known for its Metal and Jewelry Arts, Mechanic and Repair Technologies, and Drawing programs (nationally ranked 7th, 8th, and 9th respectively). With an annual tuition of $12,068 per year, Ferris State University is pretty inexpensive. 48.78% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn more or less $44,500 per year, which is 7% over the national median.

Big Rapids, MI

www.ferris.edu/

C

Rating

87%

Acceptance

15,739

Students

#1421

Ranking

$12,068

Tuition