North Carolina contains 45 schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Piedmont Baptist College and Graduate School, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in NC, has a total student population of 354 and is the 2967th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 45 automotive and mechanics schools in North Carolina, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, NASCAR Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($59,940/yr), with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College as the lowest recorded at only $76/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 4,120 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $42,560. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $39,560/yr and there are 18,830 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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