Wisconsin contains seventeen schools that offer automotive and mechanics programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking automotive and mechanics school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 automotive and mechanics schools in Wisconsin, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Wisconsin-Madison comes out as the most expensive ($15,047/yr), with Gateway Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $220/yr.
Automotive and Mechanics students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 3,230 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average yearly salary of $38,130. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $37,700/yr and there are 12,010 employed.
Also, within the automotive and mechanics schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from automotive and mechanics, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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