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.
 

2020 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
$38,257
$41,179
$38,086
$36,241
$39,193
Tuition
$21,000
$21,000
$21,400
$19,900
$19,900
Books & Supply & Sale Tax
$2,882
$2,804
$2,311
$1,966
$1,918
Housing & Meals
$7,619
$9,209
$7,619
$7,619
$9,209
Transportation
$2,588
$3,128
$2,588
$2,588
$3,128
Personal & Miscellaneous
$4,169
$5,039
$4,169
$4,169
$5,039
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
$32,852
$32,774
$32,681
$30,836
$30,788
Tuition
$21,000
$21,000
$21,400
$19,900
$19,900
Books & Supply
$2,882
$2,804
$2,311
$1,966
$1,918
Housing & Meals
$4,754
$4,754
$4,754
$4,754
$4,754
Transportation
$1,615
$1,615
$1,615
$1,615
$1,615
Personal & Miscellaneous
$2,601
$2,601
$2,601
$2,601
$2,601
Loan Fee (If applicable) Independent:
$86
$86
$86
$86
$86
Loan Fee (If applicable) Dependent:
$50
$50
$50
$50
$50
 

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