Arkansas contains 26 schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Northwest Technical Institute, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in AR, has a total student population of 310 and is the 1760th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 26 automotive and mechanics schools in Arkansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home comes out as the most expensive ($14,991/yr), with East Arkansas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,502/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 1,220 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $34,700. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $30,590/yr and there are 5,620 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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