North Dakota contains six schools that offer automotive programs. North Dakota State College of Science, the highest-ranking automotive school in ND, has a total student population of 2,650 and is the 3450th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 automotive schools in North Dakota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Dakota State College of Science comes out as the most expensive ($10,844/yr), with Bismarck State College as the lowest recorded at only $6,835/yr.
Automotive students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 50 employed electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles earning an average yearly salary of $25,980. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $31,950/yr and there are 1,910 employed.
Also, within the automotive schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from automotive, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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