Alabama contains 22 schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. The University of Alabama, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in AL, has a total student population of 28,699 and is the 839th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 automotive and mechanics schools in Alabama, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Alabama comes out as the most expensive ($14,984/yr), with J F Ingram State Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $57/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Alabama schools who go on to become automotive mechanics, automotive engineers, automotive technicians, mechanics, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 606,990 people working as automotive service technicians and mechanics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,880. Also, Automotive body and related repairers make on average $41,020 per year and there are about 133,290 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 1,900 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $37,300. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $33,780/yr and there are 8,050 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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