Connecticut contains five schools that offer automotive programs. Porter and Chester Institute of Branford, the highest-ranking automotive school in CT, has a total student population of 441 and is the 2128th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 automotive schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baran Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($35,160/yr), with Naugatuck Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,596/yr.
Automotive students from Connecticut 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. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are 330 employed electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles earning an average yearly salary of $30,690. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $42,700/yr and there are 7,660 employed.
Also, within the automotive schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from automotive, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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