Folsom, CA (population: 69,994) has twenty-three automotive schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Charles A. Jones Skills and Business Education Center, the highest ranked school in this group with an automotive program, has a total student population of 1,618. It is the 1337th highest ranked school in the USA and the 107th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Automotive students from Folsom schools who go on to become automotive technicians, automotive engineers, mechanics, automotive specialists, 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, Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles make on average $29,880 per year and there are about 17,090 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 23 automotive schools with a 100-mile radius of Folsom, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Universal Technical Institute of Northern California Inc comes out as the most expensive ($61,074/yr) for automotive students, with City College of San Francisco as the lowest, reported at only $4,129/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Folsom|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||9.8 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||23.2 miles|
|Yuba City||CA||62,588||1||36.3939||5||40.6 miles|
|South Lake Tahoe||CA||-||1||18.5751||60||65.2 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||72.4 miles|
|Carson City||NV||54,870||1||8.29894||62||82.6 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||83.4 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||86.4 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||88.4 miles|