Utah contains sixteen schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 automotive and mechanics schools in Utah, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College comes out as the most expensive ($12,888/yr), with Dixie Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $1,386/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 1,270 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $39,680. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $38,760/yr and there are 5,470 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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