Caldwell, ID (population: 47,560) has one automotive technology school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Boise State University has a total student population of 18,933. It is the 448th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Idaho (#1 is University of Idaho).
Automotive Technology students from Caldwell 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.
Caldwell lies in Canyon county, which is one of the 33 counties in Idaho. Overall, the Boise City-Nampa area has 264,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,600 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Boise State University ends up costing a student $11,811/yr.