Pennsylvania contains 30 schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Johnson College, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in PA, has a total student population of 411 and is the 302nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 30 automotive and mechanics schools in Pennsylvania, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc comes out as the most expensive ($61,968/yr), with Westmoreland County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,481/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 6,310 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $39,090. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $35,830/yr and there are 32,760 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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