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2021 Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate's Degree Schools

195 Colleges
$33,846 Avg Salary
$13,782 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate's Degree School for You

Vehicle Maintenance & Repair is the #16 most popular major in the country with 66,005 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which program is right for you. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate's Degree Schools ranking. This report analyzed 195 schools in the United States to see which ones offered the best associate's degree programs for students. To come up with a school's ranking, we analyzed numerous factors related to post-graduation wages, the quality of education offered by the school, average accumulated student debt, and more.

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2021 Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools in the United States

The colleges and universities below are the best for vehicle repair majors pursuing a associate's degree.

Top 25 Top Schools for an Associate's in Vehicle Repair

Our 2021 rankings named Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide the best school in the United States for vehicle maintenance and repair students working on their associate’s degree. Located in the small city of Daytona Beach, Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

On average, vehicle repair graduates from Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide take out $26,467 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $283.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means North Dakota State College of Science is a great place for vehicle maintenance and repair students working on their associate’s degree. North Dakota State College of Science is a small public school located in the town of Wahpeton.

The average amount in student loans that vehicle repair majors at North Dakota State College of Science take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $11,115. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $125, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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The excellent associate’s degree programs at Lake Area Technical Institute helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best vehicle maintenance and repair schools in the United States. LATI is a small public school located in the town of Watertown.

Vehicle Repair majors at LATI take out an average of $12,448 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $125, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#4

Sheridan College

Sheridan, WY

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Sheridan College. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools list. Located in the remote town of Sheridan, Northern Wyoming Community College District is a public school with a small student population.

The average amount in student loans that vehicle repair majors at Northern Wyoming Community College District take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $10,241. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $86.

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Out of the 195 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Alexandria Technical & Community College landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the remote town of Alexandria, ATCC is a public school with a small student population.

After completing their Associate's Degree, vehicle repair graduates from ATCC carry an average student debtload of $10,751. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $125, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Northwest Iowa Community College ranked #6 on this year’s Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools list. Northwest Iowa Community College is a small public school located in the rural area of Sheldon.

On average, vehicle repair graduates from Northwest Iowa Community College take out $10,987 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $125, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Dunwoody College of Technology ranked #7 on this year’s Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools list. Dunwoody College of Technology is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Minneapolis.

The average amount in student loans that vehicle repair majors at Dunwoody College of Technology take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $15,186. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $125, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Rock Valley College

Rockford, IL

With a ranking of #8, Rock Valley College did quite well on this year’s best schools for vehicle maintenance and repair students working on their associate’s degree. Located in the midsize city of Rockford, Rock Valley College is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

On average, vehicle repair graduates from Rock Valley College take out $6,018 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree.

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Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology ranked #9 on this year’s Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools list. Located in the town of Okmulgee, OSU Institute of Technology is a public college with a small student population.

Vehicle Repair majors at OSU Institute of Technology take out an average of $11,724 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $125, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics ranked #10 on this year’s Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools list. Located in the large suburb of West Mifflin, PIA is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

On average, vehicle repair graduates from PIA take out $16,421 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $150, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Pennsylvania College of Technology came in at #11 in this year’s edition of the Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the small city of Williamsport, Penn College is a public school with a small student population.

Vehicle Repair majors at Penn College take out an average of $14,721 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $125, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology landed the #12 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best associate’s degree vehicle maintenance and repair programs. Westwood College of Aviation-Denver and Redstone College is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the small city of Broomfield.

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Ranken Technical College

Saint Louis, MO

Ranken Technical College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for vehicle maintenance and repair students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #13 on the list. Located in the city of Saint Louis, Ranken Technical College is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

The average amount in student loans that vehicle repair majors at Ranken Technical College take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $14,419. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $125, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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With a ranking of #14, Southeast Community College Area did quite well on this year’s best schools for vehicle maintenance and repair students working on their associate’s degree. Southeast Community College is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Lincoln.

The average amount in student loans that vehicle repair majors at Southeast Community College take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $10,742. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $108.

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Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

Ferris State University landed the #15 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best associate’s degree vehicle maintenance and repair programs. Ferris is a fairly large public school located in the town of Big Rapids.

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University of Northwestern Ohio ranked #16 on this year’s Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools list. University of Northwestern Ohio is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Lima.

The average amount in student loans that vehicle repair majors at University of Northwestern Ohio take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $22,304. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $226, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Dakota County Technical College came in at #17 in this year’s edition of the Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. DCTC is a small public school located in the rural area of Rosemount.

While working on their Associate's Degree, vehicle repair majors at DCTC accumulate an average of around $12,339 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $125, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#18

Vermont Technical College

Randolph, VT

Vermont Technical College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for vehicle maintenance and repair students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #18 on the list. Vermont Tech is a small public school located in the rural area of Randolph.

After completing their Associate's Degree, vehicle repair graduates from Vermont Tech carry an average student debtload of $15,294. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $125, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Universal Technical Institute - Dallas Fort Worth came in at #19 in this year’s edition of the Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the medium-sized city of Irving, Universal Technical Institute - Dallas is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

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Southeast Technical Institute

Sioux Falls, SD

Southeast Technical Institute did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for vehicle maintenance and repair students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #20 on the list. Located in the rural area of Sioux Falls, Southeast Technical Institute is a public college with a small student population.

Vehicle Repair majors at Southeast Technical Institute take out an average of $14,527 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $125, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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University of Alaska Fairbanks came in at #21 in this year’s edition of the Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the small suburb of Fairbanks, UAF is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

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With a ranking of #22, Fox Valley Technical College did quite well on this year’s best schools for vehicle maintenance and repair students working on their associate’s degree. Located in the suburb of Appleton, FVTC is a public school with a fairly large student population.

On average, vehicle repair graduates from FVTC take out $11,082 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $114, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Universal Technical Institute of California Inc ranked #23 on this year’s Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools list. Located in the large suburb of Rancho Cucamonga, Universal Technical Institute is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

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State Technical College of Missouri landed the #24 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best associate’s degree vehicle maintenance and repair programs. Located in the rural area of Linn, STC is a public school with a small student population.

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#25

Johnson College

Scranton, PA

Johnson College landed the #25 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best associate’s degree vehicle maintenance and repair programs. Johnson College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Scranton.

On average, vehicle repair graduates from Johnson College take out $13,572 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $125, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Rest of the Top Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate's Degree Schools

Additional Noteworthy Schools

Here are some additional great schools for Vehicle Maintenance & Repair students that almost earned our Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate's Degree Schools award.

Rank College Location
30 Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Lancaster, PA
31 Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Avondale, AZ
32 Universal Technical Institute-Southern California Long Beach, CA
33 Minnesota State Community and Technical College Fergus Falls, MN
34 MIAT College of Technology Canton, MI
35 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Elizabethtown, KY
36 Sunstate Academy-Jones Technical Institute Jacksonville, FL
37 Alfred State College Alfred, NY
38 Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis, MN
39 Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, IA

Vehicle Maintenance & Repair by Region

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Region
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New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

One of 6 majors within the area of study, vehicle maintenance and repair has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Vehicle Repair

Related Major Annual Graduates
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 19,885
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 9,325
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 8,889
Precision Systems Maintenance 1,816
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 1,017

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Airman 1st Class Nigel Sandridge.

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