Notre Dame, IN has thirty automotive and mechanics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northwestern University, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive and mechanics program, has a total student population of 19,853. It is the 11th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Illinois.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Notre Dame 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.
Of the 30 automotive and mechanics schools with a 100-mile radius of Notre Dame, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, UTI of Illinois Inc comes out as the most expensive ($61,824/yr) for automotive and mechanics students, with Triton College as the lowest, reported at only $2,479/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Notre Dame|
|South Bend||IN||103,173||4||21.2634||164||2.2 miles|
|Michigan City||IN||-||1||15.3669||17||33.8 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||54.5 miles|
|Battle Creek||MI||51,817||3||15.2077||137||66.3 miles|
|Calumet City||IL||-||1||19.3758||27||66.9 miles|
|South Holland||IL||-||1||10.1002||61||70.9 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||72.1 miles|
|Chicago Heights||IL||-||1||9.7858||55||73.4 miles|
|Blue Island||IL||-||2||31.6013||8||74.4 miles|
|University Park||IL||-||2||26.7847||216||76.8 miles|
|Oak Forest||IL||-||1||38.4537||3||78.0 miles|
|Palos Heights||IL||-||1||26.9291||61||80.4 miles|
|Oak Park||IL||49,270||1||1.32863||0||80.9 miles|
|Tinley Park||IL||60,149||0||-||0||81.1 miles|
|River Forest||IL||-||2||45.0836||173||82.2 miles|