Virginia contains 42 schools that offer appliance repair programs. SUNY College of Technology at Alfred, the highest-ranking appliance repair school in VA, has a total student population of 3,530 and is the 501st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 42 appliance repair schools in Virginia, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nashville Auto Diesel College Inc comes out as the most expensive ($35,112/yr), with Forsyth Technical Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,178/yr.
Appliance Repair students from Virginia schools who go on to become appliance technicians, appliance repairers, machine repairmen, refrigeration mechanics, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 34,670 people working as home appliance repairers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $35,590. Also, Firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers make on average $60,630 per year and there are about 427,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Virginia alone, there are 12,500 employed firstline supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers earning an average yearly salary of $61,820. Home appliance repairers in this state earn $33,410/yr and there are 1,530 employed.
Also, within the appliance repair schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from appliance repair, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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