San Bernardino, CA (population: 199,314) has three HVAC schools within its city limits. CET-San Bernardino, the highest ranked school in the city with a HVAC program, has a total student population of 214. It is the 1939th highest ranked school in the USA and the 181st highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
HVAC students from San Bernardino schools who go on to become hvac specialists, plumbers, hvac sheet metal installers, air conditioning technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Mechanical engineering technicians make on average $50,700 per year and there are about 43,580 of them employed in the US today.
San Bernardino lies in San Bernardino county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area has 1,197,590 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,840 average annual salary.
Of the 3 HVAC schools in San Bernardino, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-San Bernardino comes out as the most expensive ($21,385/yr) for HVAC students, with San Bernardino Valley College as the lowest, reported at only $8,254/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Bernardino|
|Rancho Cucamonga||CA||176,424||3||21.593||139||16.1 miles|
|La Verne||CA||-||1||61.7321||71||27.5 miles|
|Chino Hills||CA||74,322||0||-||0||28.9 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||31.3 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||32.5 miles|
|Lake Elsinore||CA||56,703||0||-||0||32.6 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||36.1 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||40.1 miles|
|Mission Viejo||CA||95,388||1||19.6994||137||42.1 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||45.8 miles|
|Aliso Viejo||CA||42,862||1||75.2668||4||46.8 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||48.2 miles|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||48.2 miles|
|Laguna Niguel||CA||65,471||0||-||0||48.3 miles|