New Jersey contains eighteen schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Ocean County Vocational-Technical School, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in NJ, has a total student population of 434 and is the 1071st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 automotive and mechanics schools in New Jersey, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($39,689/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 4,120 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $40,780. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $40,250/yr and there are 17,470 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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