Washington contains 24 schools that offer automotive technology programs. Western Washington University, the highest-ranking automotive technology school in WA, has a total student population of 14,575 and is the 143rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 24 automotive technology schools in Washington, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Perry Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($30,048/yr), with Clark College as the lowest recorded at only $5,278/yr.
Automotive Technology students from Washington 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 Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from automotive technology, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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