Oregon contains twelve schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Tillamook Bay Community College, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in OR, has a total student population of 310 and is the 4852nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 automotive and mechanics schools in Oregon, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Blue Mountain Community College comes out as the most expensive ($8,525/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 1,490 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $41,960. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $39,410/yr and there are 6,000 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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