A program that prepares individuals creatively and technically to express emotions, ideas, or inner visions by fashioning art works from gems, other stones, and precious metals. Includes instruction in gemology, metalsmithing and finishing, stone cutting and polishing, metal and non-metal casting and molding, electroforming, metal coloring, enameling, photo etching, lapidary technique and art, design concepts, and personal style development.
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|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Gemological Institute of America-Carlsbad||275||100%||N/A|
|2||Gemological Institute of America-New York||267||100%||N/A|
|4||Fashion Institute of Technology||57||2%||$21,773|
|5||Savannah College of Art and Design||27||1%||$51,279|
|7||Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles||21||1%||$31,244|
|8||State University of New York at New Paltz||13||1%||$21,403|
|9||California College of the Arts||12||2%||$56,134|
|10||Rochester Institute of Technology||9||0%||$47,627|
|11||Rhode Island School of Design||9||1%||$61,054|
|12||Cranbrook Academy of Art||8||11%||N/A|
|14||Maine College of Art||6||6%||$44,740|
|15||Northern Arizona University||6||0%||$22,746|
|16||Haywood Community College||5||1%||$4,062|
|17||Cleveland Institute of Art||5||5%||$54,161|
|18||Montgomery Community College||4||1%||$3,767|
|19||Massachusetts College of Art and Design||3||1%||$26,500|
|20||University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth||3||0%||$25,355|
|22||University of Oregon||3||0%||$24,352|
|23||Flathead Valley Community College||2||1%||$12,035|
|24||Buffalo State SUNY||2||0%||$21,493|
|25||University of Washington-Seattle Campus||1||0%||$27,034|
|26||Academy of Art University||1||0%||$37,828|
|28||Ferris State University||1||0%||$21,878|
|29||The University of Texas at El Paso||1||0%||$21,399|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Metal and Jewelry Arts program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.