Nebraska contains seven schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in NE, has a total student population of 24,100 and is the 840th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 automotive and mechanics schools in Nebraska, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Nebraska-Lincoln comes out as the most expensive ($12,519/yr), with Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 1,320 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $35,910. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $34,560/yr and there are 4,060 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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