Tennessee contains 33 schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. Tennessee Technology Center at Paris, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in TN, has a total student population of 283 and is the 1516th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 33 automotive and mechanics schools in Tennessee, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nashville Auto Diesel College Inc comes out as the most expensive ($35,112/yr), with North Central Institute as the lowest recorded at only $1,584/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 3,180 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $41,220. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $34,240/yr and there are 12,720 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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