Louisiana contains 35 schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in LA, has a total student population of 934 and is the 2004th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 35 automotive and mechanics schools in Louisiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Louisiana Technical College-Lamar Salter Campus comes out as the most expensive ($10,567/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Sabine Valley Campus as the lowest recorded at only $1,354/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 1,980 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $34,280. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $32,560/yr and there are 8,490 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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