Idaho contains seven schools that offer automotive programs. Boise State University, the highest-ranking automotive school in ID, has a total student population of 18,933 and is the 448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 automotive schools in Idaho, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis-Clark State College comes out as the most expensive ($13,162/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Automotive students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 290 employed electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles earning an average yearly salary of $27,470. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $35,090/yr and there are 3,110 employed.
Also, within the automotive schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from automotive, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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