Nebraska contains six schools that offer automotive programs. Northeast Community College, the highest-ranking automotive school in NE, has a total student population of 5,205 and is the 3022nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 automotive schools in Nebraska, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Metropolitan Community College Area comes out as the most expensive ($6,723/yr), with Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Automotive students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 110 employed electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles earning an average yearly salary of $30,330. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $34,560/yr and there are 4,060 employed.
Also, within the automotive schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from automotive, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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