Maine contains six schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Washington County Community College, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in ME, has a total student population of 374 and is the 2679th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 automotive and mechanics schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northern Maine Community College comes out as the most expensive ($9,435/yr), with Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 730 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $35,470. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $34,420/yr and there are 3,580 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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