Nevada contains four schools that offer mechanics programs. Great Basin College, the highest-ranking mechanics school in NV, has a total student population of 3,647 and is the 4440th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 mechanics 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 Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Mechanics students from Nevada schools who go on to become mechanics, aviation mechanics, mechanical engineers, auto mechanics, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 71,890 people working as mechanical drafters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,790. Also, Radio mechanics make on average $42,250 per year and there are about 5,690 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the mechanics schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from mechanics, 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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