Nevada contains four schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Great Basin College, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in NV, has a total student population of 3,647 and is the 4440th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 automotive and mechanics schools in Nevada, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 1,070 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $42,840. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $42,240/yr and there are 4,640 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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