Michigan contains 35 schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Michigan Technological University, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in MI, has a total student population of 7,136 and is the 158th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 35 automotive and mechanics schools in Michigan, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Michigan Technological University comes out as the most expensive ($15,430/yr), with Alpena Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,805/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 5,430 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $43,140. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $39,410/yr and there are 19,240 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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