Iowa contains fourteen schools that offer automotive technology programs. Northwest Iowa Community College, the highest-ranking automotive technology school in IA, has a total student population of 1,615 and is the 2503rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 automotive technology schools in Iowa, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kirkwood Community College comes out as the most expensive ($11,037/yr), with Southeastern Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,121/yr.
Automotive Technology students from Iowa schools who go on to become automotive engineers, automotive technicians, mechanics, automotive specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. 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.
Also, within the automotive technology schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from automotive technology, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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