Kansas contains 21 schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Kaw Area Technical School, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in KS, has a total student population of 676 and is the 781st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 automotive and mechanics schools in Kansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wichita Area Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($22,197/yr), with Coffeyville Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,308/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 1,390 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $37,660. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $35,650/yr and there are 5,460 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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