Idaho contains seven schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Boise State University, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in ID, has a total student population of 18,933 and is the 448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 automotive and mechanics schools in Idaho, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis-Clark State College comes out as the most expensive ($13,162/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 740 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $30,640. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $35,090/yr and there are 3,110 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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