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Basic Certificates in Mechanic & Repair Technologies

34,046 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 732 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 40% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.7% of mechanic and repair technologies graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Mechanic & Repair Technologies Majors

During the 2020-2021 academic year, 34,046 students earned their basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. This earns it the #3 spot on the list of the most popular basic certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in mechanic and repair technologies at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Undergraduate Certificate 41,776
Basic Certificate 34,046
Associate Degree 20,228
Bachelor’s Degree 257

Earnings of Mechanic & Repair Technologies Majors With Basic Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for mechanic and repair technologies students who are basic certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. About 92.9% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 31,643
Women 2,403
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The racial-ethnic distribution of mechanic and repair technologies basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 959
Black or African American 3,827
Hispanic or Latino 7,525
White 19,455
International Students 223
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,057
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There are 732 colleges that offer a basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

663 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for mechanic and repair technologies students seekinga basic certificate is Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Each year, around 10,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 663 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Of these students, 6% were women and 16% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
633 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ivy Tech Community College is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 63,800 attend the school each year. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 633 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Ivy Tech Community College. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 7% were women.

629 Yearly Graduations
5% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Jefferson Community and Technical College is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 12,100 attend the school each year. During the 2020-2021 academic year, 629 people received their basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies from Jefferson Community and Technical College. About 5% of this group were women, and 23% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

481 Yearly Graduations
5% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gateway Community and Technical College comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 4,200 attend the school each year. During the 2020-2021 academic year, 481 people received their basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies from Gateway. About 5% of this group were women, and 16% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Central Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, Georgia
447 Yearly Graduations
12% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Central Georgia Technical College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. Each year, around 8,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2020-2021 academic year, 447 people received their basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies from CGTC. Of these students, 12% were women and 46% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Chattahoochee Technical College

Marietta, Georgia
444 Yearly Graduations
8% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Chattahoochee Technical College comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 9,400 attend the school each year. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 444 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Chattahoochee Technical College. Of these students, 8% were women and 42% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

428 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Georgia Northwestern Technical College comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Each year, around 6,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 428 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College. Of these students, 7% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

421 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. Each year, around 5,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College awarded 421 basic certificates during the 2020-2021 school year. Of these students, 6% were women and 12% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

National University College

Bayamon, Puerto Rico
420 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

National University College comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 25,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,444 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,020 per year. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 420 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at National University College. Around 81% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 6% were women.

#10

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, Georgia
396 Yearly Graduations
10% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Gwinnett Technical College. Roughly 8,500 attend the school each year. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Gwinnett Technical College awarded 396 basic certificates during the 2020-2021 school year. About 10% of this group were women, and 61% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

El Centro College

Dallas, Texas
391 Yearly Graduations
4% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

El Centro College comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 74,700 attend the school each year. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 391 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at El Centro College. About 4% of this group were women, and 74% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

390 Yearly Graduations
2% Women

South Florida Institute of Technology is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. Each year, around 1,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The mechanic and repair technologies program at South Florida Institute of Technology awarded 390 basic certificates during the 2020-2021 school year. Of these students, 2% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

Spokane Community College

Spokane, Washington
382 Yearly Graduations
3% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Spokane Community College is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 7,000 attend the school each year. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Spokane Community College awarded 382 basic certificates during the 2020-2021 school year. About 3% of this group were women, and 17% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

382 Yearly Graduations
4% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Maysville Community and Technical College. Roughly 3,400 attend the school each year. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 382 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Maysville Community and Technical College. Of these students, 4% were women and 3% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

Tulsa Technology Center

Tulsa, Oklahoma
361 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Tulsa Technology Center is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. Each year, around 3,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Tulsa Technology Center awarded 361 basic certificates during the 2020-2021 school year. About 7% of this group were women, and 58% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#16

Somerset Community College

Somerset, Kentucky
360 Yearly Graduations
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Somerset Community College. During the 2020-2021 academic year, 360 people received their basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies from SCC.

#17

Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta, Georgia
357 Yearly Graduations
23% Women
97% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Atlanta Technical College is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 3,000 attend the school each year. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 357 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Atlanta Area Tech. Around 97% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 23% were women.

#18

Central Community College

Grand Island, Nebraska
322 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Central Community College comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Each year, around 5,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Central Community College awarded 322 basic certificates during the 2020-2021 school year. About 7% of this group were women, and 30% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, Texas
321 Yearly Graduations
5% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lone Star College System comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 70,100 attend the school each year. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Lone Star College System awarded 321 basic certificates during the 2020-2021 school year. Around 71% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 5% were women.

321 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

West Georgia Technical College comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 6,400 attend the school each year. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 321 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at West Georgia Technical College. Of these students, 7% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Mechanic & Repair Technologies Majors to Study

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 18,225
Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling 6,566
Heavy Equipment Maintenance 4,376
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 4,342
Precision Systems Maintenance 289

Below are some popular majors that are similar to mechanic and repair technologies that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Personal & Culinary Services 54,652
Precision Production 29,416
Transportation & Materials Moving 19,098
Construction Trades 13,809

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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