Minnesota contains 25 schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Minnesota State University-Mankato, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in MN, has a total student population of 14,955 and is the 1609th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 25 automotive and mechanics schools in Minnesota, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dunwoody College of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($23,022/yr), with Mesabi Range Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,313/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 2,500 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $47,660. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $38,610/yr and there are 9,250 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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