Choosing to study Mechanic and Repair Technologies is a valuable choice and generally a mandatory first step for pupils wanting to begin a career as a diesel mechanic, an aircraft mechanic, or an automotive technician. Interestingly, nationally, mechanic and repair technologies is a very rare major ranking as the 310th most popular area of study. Last year, there were 338 mechanic and repair technologies degrees conferred. In-state tuition for mechanic and repair technologies at private schools is, on average, 2.1 times more costly than their public fellows.
With just 27 colleges having programs for mechanic and repair technologies there could be limited options as to the institutions that will have an option for you. If you are hoping to surround yourself with other mechanic and repair technologies undergrads, consider institutions in Florida which have the most undergraduates admitted to mechanic and repair technologies annually. less precisely, the top region to study mechanic and repair technologies is in the Southeast region with Southern Adventist University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide best representing the region. Interestingly, our pick for the best conference to study mechanic and repair technologies is the Great American Conference with Southeastern Oklahoma State University representing the conference. From our list on the best colleges, our choice for the best school for mechanic and repair technologies is Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide.
The 'best' school does not mean it is the best school for you. There can be tons of angels to weigh when deciding on school. Things such as campus amenities, transportation services, and food would affect your thoughts of where to go to college. Here at authority.org, we've evaluated the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are intrigued by which mechanic and repair technologies university is home to the best campus, the answer is SUNY Morrisville. If, for example, you are very interested in which college has the top campus, we have an entire page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through professor reviews, government databases, student reviews, and more to evaluate every major in an unbiased and informative way. You can explore our comprehensive list for the colleges with the best student life here and from that list, our selection of the school with the best student life for mechanic and repair technologies is Ferris State University. Are you curious why? Continue scrolling to learn more about our top choices. Many of our decisions will probably surprise you.
If cost is a major influence in your decision on where to go to university, you might be cautious about Siena Heights University. Siena Heights University is our most expensive college for mechanic and repair technologies, at least regarding out of state students. We have an entire page for the most expensive colleges that could put the price tag at Siena Heights University into perspective. For more context, you could want to know that mechanic and repair technologies is the 390th most expensive degree in the United States, with an average expense of $13,500. To zoom out a little, the most expensive state for mechanic and repair technologies in the nation is Utah demonstrated with a tuition of $21,087 at the main university in the state Utah State University. To zoom out even further, the most costly region for mechanic and repair technologies is the Rocky Mountains region which is best demonstrated with Montana State University-Northern with a cost of $17,096, and Utah State University with a cost of $21,087.
Our cheapest region for mechanic and repair technologies is the Far West region which is represented by Antelope Valley College with a cost of $6,360, Rio Hondo College with a cost of $8,512, and Centralia College with a cost of $4,575. More optimistically, the most affordable college for mechanic and repair technologies is Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon. Our full list of the most affordable universities can be explored here.
In-state students can expect to pay in the neighborhood of $6,900 for a degree in mechanic and repair technologies. That price increases by a lot to a median of $13,800 for an out-of-state public-school student. As such, you might be interested in our choice for the university constituting the best value for mechanic and repair technologies: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide. On this page you can see our comprehensive list for the universities we see as being the best value overall. That being said, this list is predicated on being an out-of-state student. The value proposition changes when it comes to in-state tuition, as such, we are using out-of-state tuition as the baseline.
Earnings for mechanic and repair technologies majors can cover a wide range, but two years after completing the major students will typically earn in the neighborhood of $69,000. There is much variation in earnings potential; top earners can experience pay up to $103,700. Straight out of college, the lowest earning jobs within the mechanic and repair technologies field make $45,800, which isn't that bad. The top earning grads for mechanic and repair technologies come from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide and if you are looking for universities with all of the highest earning graduates, we have that too.
The overall diversity of mechanic and repair technologies is below average, being in the 34th percentile of all programs. The school with the most composite diversity for mechanic and repair technologies is Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide and here you can find our comprehensive list for the colleges with the most diversity. The overall financial diversity of Mechanic and Repair Technologies only stands within the 3rd percentile compared to all other majors. Racial diversity is actually above financial diversity, ranking in the 55th percentile. White undergraduates make up the largest proportion at 57% of those studying mechanic and repair technologies. Additionally, 89% of undergraduates pursuing a mechanic and repair technologies major are men.
The median ranking for mechanic and repair technologies' professors is 4.6 stars, a ranking which is 15% above the median across every major; this is a pretty good score. If you want the most popular mechanic and repair technologies instructor in the nation, look no further than Manit Bunnimit at San Jacinto Community College. It might surprise you, but the top ranked instructors for mechanic and repair technologies from student rankings are found at Ferris State University. As we including information other than just rankings it becomes clear that the university with the best professors for mechanic and repair technologies is Utah State University. You can find more detail on our ever evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, as well as many of the best examples of instructors in the country.
Finally, the hardest school to get into for mechanic and repair technologies is Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon. While we are unsure why you would be interested, we have a comprehensive page of the hardest colleges to get into. That being said, here at Authority we do hope you understand that approaching academics with a perspective mainly informed by superlatives can create problems. We at Authority hope you read our more focused pages on different universities and peruse a couple of Authority's helpful background pages on beneficial details to consider as your university search develops.