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2022 Best Colleges for Mechanic and Repair Technologies

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338

Graduates Per Year

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$69K

Average Salary

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#310

Most Popular Major

Popularity

Somewhat Unpopular

338

95% NATIONAL AVG

Diplomas Received Last Year

27

86% NATIONAL AVG

Colleges Offering this Degree

Most Popular Degrees

309

International Economics

341

310

Mechanic and Repair Technologies

338

Cost

Very Affordable

$13,474

58% NATIONAL AVG

Median Degree Cost

Most Expensive Degrees

389

Home Economics Teacher Education

$14,301

390

Mechanic and Repair Technologies

$13,474

391

Accounting and Business Management

$13,320

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TOP

50

Salary

Very High Salary

$57,970

50% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

43

Computational Mathematics

$58,116

44

Mechanic and Repair Technologies

$57,970

45

Applied Physics

$56,897

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25

Professors

Very Good

4.6/5

15% NATIONAL AVG

Median Student Rating

Highest Student Rated Professors

11

Ethnic Studies

12

Mechanic and Repair Technologies

13

Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management

Students

Not Very Diverse

3.5/5

4.43% NATIONAL AVG

Student Diversity Index

Most Diverse

262

Air Transportation

263

Mechanic and Repair Technologies

264

Arabic Language and Literature

SUMMARY

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.

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide

#1 Best Colleges for Mechanic and Repair Technologies

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is a large private university located in Daytona Beach, FL ranked 44th in Florida. It has a total of 16,002 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting just shy of five eighths of applicants. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide offers 42 different majors and is best known for its Air Transportation, Mechanic and Repair Technologies, and Homeland Security programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 28th respectively). With an annual tuition of $9,912 per year, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is relatively inexpensive. 40.76% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make near $66,200 per year, which is 59% above the national median.

Daytona Beach, FL

worldwide.erau.edu/

C+

Rating

62%

Acceptance

21,272

Students

#1008

Ranking

$9,912

Tuition

Rio Hondo College

#2 Best Colleges for Mechanic and Repair Technologies

Rio Hondo College is a large public associates college located in Whittier, CA with a student to faculty ratio of 32 to 1. It has a total of 30,796 full-time undergraduate students. Rio Hondo College offers 102 different majors and is best known for its Mechanic and Repair Technologies program, which is ranked 2nd in America. With an annual tuition of $1,288 for students from California and $8,512 for those from out-of-state, Rio Hondo College is pretty inexpensive. 6.01% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, joining the labor force. After college, alumni go on to bring in more or less $35,100 per year, which is 15% below the national median.

Whittier, CA

www.riohondo.edu

F

Rating

100%

Acceptance

30,796

Students

#2940

Ranking

$8,512

Tuition

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

#4 Best Colleges for Mechanic and Repair Technologies

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology is a very small private school of engineering and technology located in Boston, MA ranked 64th in Massachusetts. It has a total of 839 full-time undergraduate students. Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology offers 18 different majors and is best known for its Mechanic and Repair Technologies and Mechanical Engineering Technology programs, which are respectively ranked 4th and 19th in the United States. With an annual tuition of $16,950 per year, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology is reasonably priced. 46.94% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, joining the workforce. Open graduating, alumni go on to generate more or less $41,700 per year, which is 0% greater than the national median.

Boston, MA

www.bfit.edu/

C+

Rating

100%

Acceptance

839

Students

#1250

Ranking

$16,950

Tuition

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

#5 Best Colleges for Mechanic and Repair Technologies

Southeastern Oklahoma State University is a mid-sized public college located in Durant, OK ranked 19th in Oklahoma. It has a total of 3,663 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 73.72% acceptance rate. Southeastern Oklahoma State University offers 56 different majors and is best known for its Mechanic and Repair Technologies and Quality Control and Safety Technologies programs, which are respectively ranked 5th and 6th in America. With an annual tuition of $6,240 for students from Oklahoma and $14,880 for those from out-of-state, Southeastern Oklahoma State University is moderately priced. 33.89% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to earn more or less $35,800 per year, which is 14% under the national median.

Durant, OK

www.se.edu

C

Rating

74%

Acceptance

5,698

Students

#1676

Ranking

$14,880

Tuition

Montana State University-Northern

#6 Best Colleges for Mechanic and Repair Technologies

Montana State University-Northern is a small public college located in Havre, MT ranked 9th in Montana. It has a total of 1,368 full-time undergraduate students. Montana State University-Northern offers 36 different majors and is best known for its Mechanic and Repair Technologies program, which is ranked 6th in the United States. With an annual tuition of $4,496 for in-state students and $17,096 for those from out-of-state, Montana State University-Northern is moderately priced. 34.22% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to draw roughly $37,100 per year, which is 11% below the national median.

Havre, MT

www.msun.edu

C

Rating

100%

Acceptance

1,436

Students

#1798

Ranking

$17,096

Tuition

Western Michigan University

#7 Best Colleges for Mechanic and Repair Technologies

Western Michigan University is a very large public university located in Kalamazoo, MI ranked 24th in Michigan. It has a total of 19,216 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 79.86% acceptance rate. Western Michigan University offers 333 different majors and is best known for its Medical Informatics, Mechanic and Repair Technologies, and Family Systems programs (nationally ranked 5th, 7th, and 12th respectively). With an annual tuition of $12,094 for in-state students and $15,118 for those from out-of-state, Western Michigan University is reasonably priced. 54.39% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn around $45,000 per year, which is 8% greater than the national median.

Kalamazoo, MI

https://wmich.edu/

C+

Rating

80%

Acceptance

25,010

Students

#1027

Ranking

$15,118

Tuition

Ferris State University

#8 Best Colleges for Mechanic and Repair Technologies

Ferris State University is a large public institution located in Big Rapids, MI ranked 39th in Michigan. It has a total of 14,170 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 86.64% acceptance rate. Ferris State University offers 231 different majors and is best known for its Metal and Jewelry Arts, Mechanic and Repair Technologies, and Drawing programs (nationally ranked 7th, 8th, and 9th respectively). With an annual tuition of $12,068 per year, Ferris State University is pretty inexpensive. 48.78% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn more or less $44,500 per year, which is 7% over the national median.

Big Rapids, MI

www.ferris.edu/

C

Rating

87%

Acceptance

15,739

Students

#1421

Ranking

$12,068

Tuition

Moody Bible Institute

#10 Best Colleges for Mechanic and Repair Technologies

Moody Bible Institute is a small private university located in Chicago, IL ranked 61st in Illinois. It has a total of 2,790 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 94.41% acceptance rate. Moody Bible Institute offers 30 different majors and is best known for its Missionary Studies, Mechanic and Repair Technologies, and Religious Education programs (nationally ranked 6th, 10th, and 11th respectively). With an annual tuition of $11,200 per year, Moody Bible Institute is relatively inexpensive. 41.16% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, joining the labor market.

Chicago, IL

https://www.moody.edu

C

Rating

94%

Acceptance

3,659

Students

#1560

Ranking

$11,200

Tuition

Siena Heights University

#11 Best Colleges for Mechanic and Repair Technologies

Siena Heights University is a small private college located in Adrian, MI ranked 37th in Michigan. It has a total of 2,690 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 73.4% of applicants. Siena Heights University offers 172 different majors and is best known for its Mechanic and Repair Technologies, Emergency Medical Technology, and American Sign Language programs (nationally ranked 11th, 13th, and 14th respectively). With an annual tuition of $26,558 per year, Siena Heights University is reasonably high-priced. 31.66% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn near $42,000 per year, which is 1% greater than the national median.

Adrian, MI

www.sienaheights.edu

C

Rating

73%

Acceptance

2,985

Students

#1288

Ranking

$26,558

Tuition

Utah State University

#12 Best Colleges for Mechanic and Repair Technologies

Utah State University is a very large public university located in Logan, UT ranked 5th in Utah. It has a total of 28,949 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting hardly above nine out of ten applicants. Utah State University offers 259 different majors and is best known for its Pre-Law Studies, Home Economics Teacher Education, and Conservation Biology programs (nationally ranked 8th, 8th, and 11th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,292 for in-state students and $21,932 for those from out-of-state, Utah State University is somewhat moderately high-priced. 44.75% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to take in close to $43,200 per year, which is 4% over the national median.

Logan, UT

www.usu.edu

C

Rating

91%

Acceptance

32,963

Students

#1370

Ranking

$21,932

Tuition

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon

#13 Best Colleges for Mechanic and Repair Technologies

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon is a small private business school located in Bayamon, PR ranked 12th in Puerto Rico. It has a total of 4,597 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting 26.82% of applicants. Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon offers 44 different majors and is best known for its Mechanic and Repair Technologies, Computer Engineering Technologies, and Office Management and Supervision programs (nationally ranked 13th, 15th, and 15th respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,560 per year, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon is quite cheap. 25.31% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to bring home around $19,800 per year, which is 52% less than the national median.

Bayamon, PR

bayamon.inter.edu

C

Rating

27%

Acceptance

4,711

Students

#1455

Ranking

$4,560

Tuition

Centralia College

#14 Best Colleges for Mechanic and Repair Technologies

Centralia College is a small public associates college located in Centralia, WA ranked 56th in Washington. It has a total of 4,753 full-time undergraduate students. Centralia College offers 60 different majors and is best known for its Mechanic and Repair Technologies program, which is ranked 14th in the nation. With an annual tuition of $4,126 for students from Washington and $4,575 for those from out-of-state, Centralia College is very affordable. 19.2% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to make roughly $32,000 per year, which is 23% less than the national median.

Centralia, WA

www.centralia.edu

D+

Rating

100%

Acceptance

4,753

Students

#2232

Ranking

$4,575

Tuition