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Automotive Schools in Illinois

There are 39 Illinois schools offering automotive programs. 2,644 students graduated from programs at Illinois automotive schools in 2010. 2,095 of all these students graduated with certificates and 549 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 4,748 students graduate from programs in this state in automotive technology every year. This accounts for 5% of students who schools in the United States graduate from automotive programs. Of those, 2,095 students graduated with automotive certificates and 549 with a degree at the associate's level.

39 automotive schools are located in this state. And out of these, while 37 schools are public, two schools are private. While tuition at a public automotive school varies from $2,194 to $4,128, tuition at a private automotive school varies from $19,238 to $28,650.

Average tuition for programs in automotive technology is $2,910. While the highest tuition for automotive programs, which is $28,650 each year, is at the Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,194 each year, is at Waubonsee Community College.

Automotive schools in Illinois offer certificates and associates degrees.

Automotive Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 4,748 students graduate from programs in this state in automotive technology every year. This accounts for 5% of students who schools in the United States graduate from automotive programs. Of those, 2,095 students graduated with automotive certificates and 549 with a degree at the associate's level.

Automotive Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2570
  • Certificate 2007: 2467
  • Certificate 2008: 5872
  • Certificate 2009: 2090
  • Certificate 2010: 2095
  • Associate 2006: 379
  • Associate 2007: 413
  • Associate 2008: 980
  • Associate 2009: 501
  • Associate 2010: 549

Automotive Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this midwestern state offer a total of 103 automotive programs. Of these programs, 50.5% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Automotive Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 51
  • Associate: 52

Career Trends

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27600
  • 25th Percentile: 33920
  • Median: 47910
  • 75th Percentile: 80640
  • 90th Percentile: 109800

Automotive Master Mechanics — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Master Mechanics — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19600
  • 25th Percentile: 25900
  • Median: 35450
  • 75th Percentile: 47950
  • 90th Percentile: 63740

Career Trends

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Employment Trend

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Employment Trend

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44920
  • Median Salary 2007: 48800
  • Median Salary 2008: 53470
  • Median Salary 2009: 50460
  • Median Salary 2010: 47910
  • Total Employed 2006: 1230
  • Total Employed 2007: 1000
  • Total Employed 2008: 1060
  • Total Employed 2009: 1000
  • Total Employed 2010: 1160

Automotive Master Mechanics — Employment Trend

Automotive Master Mechanics — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34610
  • Median Salary 2007: 36340
  • Median Salary 2008: 37480
  • Median Salary 2009: 36380
  • Median Salary 2010: 35450
  • Total Employed 2006: 29580
  • Total Employed 2007: 30120
  • Total Employed 2008: 31270
  • Total Employed 2009: 29890
  • Total Employed 2010: 27070

Illinois vs National Automotive Employment

Illinois vs National Automotive Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.614% (28230)

Automotive Schools in Illinois

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1. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Wabash Valley College

2200 College Drive
Mount Carmel, IL 62863
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College is in Mount Carmel, IL. This college offers two automotive programs. Students are offered two automotive degrees at the associate's level by this community college. Overall, 5,584 students pursue degrees in 37 Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College programs. In terms of programs, this community college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering automotive technology.

2. Danville Area Community College

2000 E Main St
Danville, IL 61832-5118
(217) 443-3222

Danville Area Community College is near the center of the city. This college offers four automotive programs. More specifically, this college offers two certificates in automotive technology to students and two associate's level automotive technology degrees. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in automotive technology.

3. Spoon River College

23235 North County 22
Canton, IL 61520-8622
(309) 647-4645

Spoon River College offers one program in automotive technology and this college, which is very close to Canton, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

4. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Olney Central College

305 N West Street
Olney, IL 62450
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College offers three programs in automotive technology. Out of those, this college offers students one automotive certificate and two automotive degrees at the associate's level. Overall, 1,603 students pursue degrees in 26 programs at this college.

5. Shawnee Community College

8364 Shawnee College Rd
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 634-3200

Shawnee Community College offers one automotive program and it is located in Ullin, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 2,359 students pursue degrees in 38 Shawnee Community College programs, overall.

6. The Lincoln College of Technology - Melrose Park

8317 W North Avenue
Melrose Park, IL 60160-1605
(708) 344-4700

The Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park is in the suburbs of Melrose Park, Illinois. It offers two automotive programs. Of those, Lincoln Tech offers students one certificate in automotive technology and one associate's level automotive technology degree. Lincoln Tech is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering automotive programs.

7. Highland Community College

2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032-9341
(815) 235-6121

Highland Community College is in town of Freeport, Illinois. It offers three programs in automotive technology. More specifically, this college offers students one automotive certificate and two degrees at the associate's level in automotive technology. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

8. Illinois Valley Community College

815 N Orlando Smith Ave
Oglesby, IL 61348-9692
(815) 224-2720

Illinois Valley Community College offers two programs in automotive technology. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in automotive technology by this college and one automotive degree at the associate's level. It is located in Oglesby, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

9. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Frontier Community Coll

Frontier Drive
Fairfield, IL 62837
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Frontier Community Coll offers one automotive program and this college, which is very close to Fairfield, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

10. City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College

1145 W Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640-6063
(773) 907-4000

City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in automotive technology. Of those, students are offered one certificate in automotive technology by it and one automotive degree at the associate's level. 12,947 students seek degrees in 25 City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College programs, overall.

11. Lake Land College

5001 Lake Land Blvd
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 234-5253

Lake Land College is located in town of Mattoon, Illinois. It offers four automotive programs. More specifically, it offers students two automotive certificates and two degrees at the associate's level in automotive technology. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

12. Southeastern Illinois College

3575 College Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 252-5400

Southeastern Illinois College is located in Harrisburg, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers four automotive programs. Out of those, students are offered three automotive certificates by this college and one associate's level automotive technology degree. It is a public 2-year institution.

13. Prairie State College

202 South Halsted Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411-8226
(708) 709-3500

Prairie State College is in the suburbs of Chicago Heights, Illinois. It offers two programs in automotive technology. Of those, this community college offers students one certificate in automotive technology and one associate's level automotive technology degree. It is a public 2-year institution.

14. The College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
(630) 942-2800

The College of DuPage is located in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. This college offers two programs in automotive technology. Of those, this college offers students one automotive certificate and one associate's level automotive technology degree. 26,722 students seek degrees in 120 College of DuPage programs, overall.

15. Carl Sandburg College

2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 344-2518

Carl Sandburg College, which is very close to Galesburg, Illinois, is located in a rural area. It offers four automotive programs. Out of those, students are offered two automotive certificates by this community college and two associate's level automotive technology degrees. This college is a public 2-year institution.

16. The Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc

601 Regency Dr
Glendale Heights, IL 60139-0000
(630) 529-2662x00000

The Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc is in the suburbs of Glendale Heights, Illinois. This school offers two programs in automotive technology. Students are offered two automotive certificates by this school. This school is one of 8 technical colleges in Illinois.

17. Elgin Community College

1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL 60123-7193
(847) 697-1000

Elgin Community College is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two automotive programs. More specifically, it offers students one automotive certificate and one associate's level automotive technology degree. Overall, 12,214 students pursue degrees in 76 programs at this college.

18. John A Logan College

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918-2500
(618) 985-3741

John A Logan College is in Carterville, IL. It offers four automotive programs. More specifically, students are offered two certificates in automotive technology by it and two associate's level degrees in automotive technology. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

19. Kaskaskia College

27210 College Rd
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 545-3000

Kaskaskia College, which is only a few miles from Centralia, is located in a rural area. This college offers three automotive programs. Out of those, this college offers one automotive certificate to students and two automotive degrees at the associate's level. This medium-sized college is a public 2-year institution.

20. Southwestern Illinois College

2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, IL 62221-5899
(618) 235-2700

Southwestern Illinois College is located in Belleville, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in automotive technology. More specifically, this school offers one automotive certificate to students and one associate's level degree in automotive technology. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

21. Morton College

3801 S Central Ave
Cicero, IL 60804-4398
(708) 656-8000

Morton College offers two automotive programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in automotive technology by it and one associate's level automotive technology degree. This college is in the suburbs of Cicero, Illinois. This college is a public 2-year institution.

22. Triton College

2000 5th Ave
River Grove, IL 60171-1995
(708) 456-0300x3130

Triton College is in the suburbs of River Grove, Illinois. It offers four automotive programs. Of those, students are offered two automotive certificates by it and two associate's level degrees in automotive technology. This college is a public 2-year institution.

23. McHenry County College

8900 US Hwy 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2761
(815) 455-3700

McHenry County College is in Crystal Lake, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two automotive programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in automotive technology by it and one automotive degree at the associate's level. This community college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

24. Lincoln Land Community College

5250 Shepherd Rd
Springfield, IL 62794-9256
(217) 786-2200

Lincoln Land Community College, which is 4.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Springfield, IL. This college offers four programs in automotive technology. Out of those, this community college offers two certificates in automotive technology to students and two associate's level degrees in automotive technology. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering automotive technology.

25. Richland Community College

One College Pk
Decatur, IL 62521-8512
(217) 875-7200

Richland Community College, which is only a few miles from Decatur, is in a rural area and it offers one program in automotive technology. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

26. Oakton Community College

1600 E Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016-1268
(847) 635-1600

Oakton Community College offers two programs in automotive technology. Out of those, it offers one certificate in automotive technology to students and one automotive degree at the associate's level. This large college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Des Plaines, IL. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

27. Kishwaukee College

21193 Malta Rd
Malta, IL 60150-9699
(815) 825-2086

Kishwaukee College offers four automotive programs. Specifically, students are offered two certificates in automotive technology by it and two associate's level degrees in automotive technology. It is located in Malta, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

28. Parkland College

2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, IL 61821-1899
(217) 351-2200

Parkland College, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Champaign, IL. It offers five programs in automotive technology. Of those, it offers two certificates in automotive technology to students and three associate's level automotive technology degrees. 9,715 students seek degrees in 71 programs at this large college, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering automotive technology.

29. Lewis and Clark Community College

5800 Godfrey Rd
Godfrey, IL 62035
(618) 468-7000

Lewis and Clark Community College is in Godfrey, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two programs in automotive technology. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in automotive technology and one associate's level automotive technology degree. It is a public 2-year institution.

30. Illinois Central College

One College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635-0001
(309) 694-5422

Illinois Central College, which is just a few miles from East Peoria, is located in a rural setting. It offers three programs in automotive technology. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in automotive technology and two degrees at the associate's level in automotive technology. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

31. The College of Lake County

19351 W Washington St.
Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
(847) 543-2000

The College of Lake County is located in the suburbs of Grayslake, Illinois. It offers four programs in automotive technology. More specifically, it offers students two automotive certificates and two degrees at the associate's level in automotive technology. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This big college ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

32. Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL 60465-0937
(708) 974-4300

Moraine Valley Community College is in the suburbs of Palos Hills, Illinois. It offers two automotive programs. Specifically, this college offers one automotive certificate to students and one associate's level automotive technology degree. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

33. Joliet Junior College

1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431-8938
(815) 729-9020

Joliet Junior College offers two programs in automotive technology. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in automotive technology by this college and one automotive degree at the associate's level. It is located in Joliet, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

34. Kankakee Community College

100 College Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 802-8500

Kankakee Community College offers two automotive programs. More specifically, it offers students one automotive certificate and one associate's level degree in automotive technology. It is located in the suburbs of Kankakee, Illinois. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

35. Rend Lake College

468 N Ken Gray Pky
Ina, IL 62846
(618) 437-5321

Rend Lake College is located in Ina, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three automotive programs. Of those, this college offers two certificates in automotive technology to students and one degree at the associate's level in automotive technology. This college is a public 2-year institution.

36. Rock Valley College

3301 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61114-5699
(815) 921-7821

Rock Valley College offers two automotive programs. Of those, it offers one certificate in automotive technology to students and one associate's level degree in automotive technology. This community college, which is 5.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Rockford, IL. Overall, 8,849 students seek degrees in 55 Rock Valley College programs.

37. City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College

6301 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60621-2709
(773) 602-5000

City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College offers three programs in automotive technology. Specifically, this college offers two certificates in automotive technology to students and one associate's level automotive technology degree. This college is near the center of the city. It is a public 2-year institution.

38. Waubonsee Community College

Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554-0901
(630) 466-7900x5756

Waubonsee Community College, which is very close to Sugar Grove, Illinois, is located in a rural area. It offers four programs in automotive technology. More specifically, it offers students two certificates in automotive technology and two degrees at the associate's level in automotive technology. 10,428 students seek degrees in 80 programs at this college, overall.

39. Black Hawk College

6600-34th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265-5899
(309) 796-5000

Black Hawk College, which is near the center of the city, is in Moline, IL. It offers two automotive programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in automotive technology by this college and one associate's level automotive technology degree. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in automotive technology.

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