Texas contains 54 schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. School of Automotive Machinists, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in TX, has a total student population of 96 and is the 707th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 54 automotive and mechanics schools in Texas, only 14 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, School of Automotive Machinists comes out as the most expensive ($46,386/yr), with South Texas College as the lowest recorded at only $1,317/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 9,820 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $39,830. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $37,490/yr and there are 45,030 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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