Cost of Attendance



The estimated cost of attendance reflects estimated expenses for the Graduate Gemologist Program, Graduate Jeweler Program or Jewelry Design and Technology Program. Standard expenses include the cost of tuition fees, books and supplies for 6 months full-time enrollment, as well as other living expenses based on where you plan to live while in school.

Please Note: All fees listed are estimates that are subject to change.
 

2019 Annual Cost of Attendance: Full Time On-Campus Programs (780 Clock Hours)

Living Off-Campus Budgets

Programs/Locations
Graduate Gemologist (Carlsbad)
Graduate Gemologist
(New York)
Graduate Jeweler Program
Jewelry Design & Technology Program (Carlsbad) 
Jewelry Design & Technology Program
(New York)
Instructional Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
Cost of Attendance
$36,428
$39,222
$36,257
$34,418
$37,277
Tuition
$21,000
$21,000
$21,400
$19,900
$19,900
Books & Supply & Sale Tax
$2,866
$2,660
$2,295
$1,956
$1,815
Housing & Meals
$6,658
$8,248
$6,658
$6,658
$8,248
Transportation
$2,261
$2,801
$2,261
$2,261
$2,801
Personal & Miscellaneous
$3,643
$4,513
$3,643
$3,643
$4,513
Loan Fee (If applicable) Independent:
$86
$86
$86
$86
$86
Loan Fee (If applicable) Dependent:
$50
$50
$50
$50
$50
 

Living With Parents or Relatives Budgets

Programs/Locations
Graduate Gemologist (Carlsbad)
Graduate Gemologist
(New York)
Graduate Jeweler Program
Jewelry Design & Technology Program (Carlsbad) 
Jewelry Design & Technology Program
(New York)
Instructional Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
Cost of Attendance
$31,687
$31,481
$31,516
$29,677
$29,536
Tuition
$21,000
$21,000
$21,400
$19,900
$19,900
Books & Supply
$2,866
$2,660
$2,295
$1,956
$1,815
Housing & Meals
$4,145
$4,145
$4,145
$4,145
$4,145
Transportation
$1,408
$1,408
$1,408
$1,408
$1,408
Personal & Miscellaneous
$2,268
$2,268
$2,268
$2,268
$2,268
Loan Fee (If applicable) Independent:
$86
$86
$86
$86
$86
Loan Fee (If applicable) Dependent:
$50
$50
$50
$50
$50
 

2018 Annual Cost of Attendance: Full Time On-Campus Programs (780 Clock Hours)

Living Off-Campus Budgets

Programs/Locations
Graduate Gemologist (Carlsbad)
Graduate Gemologist
(New York)
Graduate Jeweler Program
Jewelry Design & Technology Program (Carlsbad) 
Jewelry Design & Technology Program
(New York)
Instructional Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
Cost of Attendance
$35,882
$38,709
$36,026
$34,030
$36,911
Tuition
$21,000
$21,000
$21,400
$19,900
$19,900
Books & Supply & Sale Tax
$2,406
$2,233
$2,150
$1,654
$1,535
Housing & Meals
$6,612
$9,612
$6,612
$6,612
$9,612
Transportation
$2,246
$2,246
$2,246
$2,246
$2,246
Personal & Miscellaneous
$3,618
$3,618
$3,618
$3,618
$3,618
Loan Fee (If applicable) Independent:
$86
$86
$86
$86
$86
Loan Fee (If applicable) Dependent:
$50
$50
$50
$50
$50
 

Living With Parents or Relatives Budgets

Programs/Locations
Graduate Gemologist (Carlsbad)
Graduate Gemologist
(New York)
Graduate Jeweler Program
Jewelry Design & Technology Program (Carlsbad) 
Jewelry Design & Technology Program
(New York)
Instructional Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
26 Weeks
Cost of Attendance
$31,141
$33,968
$31,285
$29,289
$32,170
Tuition
$21,000
$21,000
$21,400
$19,900
$19,900
Books & Supply
$2,406
$2,233
$2,150
$1,654
$1,535
Housing & Meals
$1,871
$4,871
$1,871
$1,871
$4,871
Transportation
$2,246
$2,246
$2,246
$2,246
$2,246
Personal & Miscellaneous
$3,618
$3,618
$3,618
$3,618
$3,618
Loan Fee (If applicable) Independent:
$86
$86
$86
$86
$86
Loan Fee (If applicable) Dependent:
$50
$50
$50
$50
$50