Colorado contains 21 schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Emily Griffith Opportunity School, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in CO, has a total student population of 2,230 and is the 2063rd highest ranked school in America.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 2,230 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $45,400. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $39,670/yr and there are 11,730 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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