Indiana contains sixteen schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Oakland City University, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in IN, has a total student population of 2,550 and is the 443rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 automotive and mechanics schools in Indiana, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln College of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($41,184/yr), with Vincennes University as the lowest recorded at only $8,501/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 2,700 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $41,480. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $36,270/yr and there are 12,090 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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