North Bergen, NJ (population: 59,771) has forty-seven automotive and mechanics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive and mechanics program, has a total student population of 24,230. It is the 4th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New York.
Automotive and Mechanics students from North Bergen 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.
Of the 47 automotive and mechanics schools with a 100-mile radius of North Bergen, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Automotive Training Center comes out as the most expensive ($40,375/yr) for automotive and mechanics students, with Camden County College as the lowest, reported at only $3,258/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from North Bergen|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||3.0 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||5.3 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||5.8 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||7.9 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||9.5 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||9.8 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||11.1 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||12.4 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||13.4 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||13.7 miles|