Kansas contains six schools that offer transportation programs. Kaw Area Technical School, the highest-ranking transportation school in KS, has a total student population of 676 and is the 781st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 transportation schools in Kansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wichita Area Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($22,197/yr), with Fort Scott Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,817/yr.
Transportation students from Kansas schools who go on to become transportation directors, bus drivers, taxi cab drivers, train engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 92,380 people working as transportation, storage, and distribution managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $85,470. Also, Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks make on average $32,400 per year and there are about 142,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kansas alone, there are 200 employed reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks earning an average yearly salary of $26,170. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers in this state earn $79,540/yr and there are 920 employed.
Also, within the transportation schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from transportation, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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