Washington contains thirteen schools that offer transportation programs. Divers Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking transportation school in WA, has a total student population of 236 and is the 796th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 transportation schools in Washington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Divers Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($29,078/yr), with Green River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,158/yr.
Transportation students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 2,990 employed reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks earning an average yearly salary of $30,450. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers in this state earn $94,880/yr and there are 2,470 employed.
Also, within the transportation schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from transportation, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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