Massachusetts contains six schools that offer transportation programs. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking transportation school in MA, has a total student population of 10,384 and is the 12th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 transportation schools in Massachusetts, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with North Shore Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,134/yr.
Transportation students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 3,020 employed reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks earning an average yearly salary of $32,740. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers in this state earn $91,240/yr and there are 1,430 employed.
Also, within the transportation schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from transportation, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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