Nevada contains three schools that offer automotive programs. Truckee Meadows Community College, the highest-ranking automotive school in NV, has a total student population of 12,942 and is the 5347th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 automotive schools in Nevada, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with Western Nevada College as the lowest recorded at only $7,866/yr.
Automotive students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 160 employed electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles earning an average yearly salary of $28,540. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this state earn $42,240/yr and there are 4,640 employed.
Also, within the automotive schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from automotive, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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