Kentucky contains sixteen schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Madisonville Community College, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in KY, has a total student population of 4,597 and is the 4168th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 automotive and mechanics schools in Kentucky, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jefferson Community and Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($8,103/yr), with Maysville Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,255/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 1,460 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $38,910. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $30,620/yr and there are 7,490 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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