Mechanic Schools in Arkansas

 

Auto Mechanic Schools in Arkansas

With a large amount of options for students to choose from, Arkansas is a great state to attend school to earn a degree or certification in automotive technology. This allows for auto mechanic schools in Arkansas to really excel as they have a lot of competition which helps you get a better education at a better price. Along with that, there are many ways for you to earn financial aid through scholarships and grants for career and technical education. Many trade schools in Arkansas offer their own scholarships and accept outside aid as well! If you are currently doing your scholarship applications, don’t forget to check out our scholarships!

List of Auto Mechanic Schools in Arkansas

  • Arkansas Northeastern College, Blytheville, AR
  • Arkansas State University, Newport, AR
  • Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
  • Black River Technical College, Pocahontas, AR
  • College of the Ouachitas, Malvern, AR
  • Cossatot Community College, De Queen, AR
  • National Park Community College, Hot Springs National Park, AR
  • North Arkansas College, Harrison, AR
  • Northwest Technical Institute, Springdale, AR
  • Ozarka College, Melbourne, AR
  • Pulaski Technical College, N Little Rock, AR
  • South Arkansas Community College, El Dorado, AR
  • Southern Arkansas University Tech, Camden, AR
  • University of Arkansas Community College, Morrilton, AR

 

Working as an Auto Mechanic in Arkansas

After completing your program at a trade school in Arkansas, this is what you can expect. In the majority of the state of Arkansas, wages are a little lower than the national average but the cost of living is also lower than average. This does not mean Arkansas is a bad place to work, many Arkansas auto mechanics receive great benefits and really enjoy their jobs. Along with that, areas around Memphis and in the western non-metropolitan areas of Arkansas often offer higher wages for employees while still offering great benefits. So, once you finish at your auto mechanic school in Arkansas, it’s not a bad idea to stick around!

Job TypeTotal in Arkansas Average Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics5,790$17.60$36,600
Automotive Body and Related Repairers1,540$18.94$39,400
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists3,410$19.45$40,450

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Directory of Mechanic Schools in Arkansas

Featured Trade Schools in Arkansas

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Arkansas State University – Newport
Programs:
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology
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Arkansas Tech University
Programs:
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
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All Auto Mechanic Schools in Arkansas

SchoolAddressProgramsAdmissions Info
Black River Technical College
1410 Hwy 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Te
chnology

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College of the Ouachitas
One College Circle
Malvern, AR 72104
 Automotive Mechanics Technology
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology

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Cossatot Community College 
183 College Drive
De Queen, AR 71832
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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National Park Community College
101 College Dr
Hot Springs Natl Park, AR
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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North Arkansas College
1320 N Spring Road
Harrison, AR 72601
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Northwest Technical Institute
709 S Old Missouri Rd
Springdale, AR 72764
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Ozarka College
218 College Dr
Melbourne, AR 72556
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Pulaski Technical College
3000 W Scenic Dr
N Little Rock, AR 72118
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Small Engine Mechanics/Repair Technology
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

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South Arkansas Community College
300 S West Ave
El Dorado, AR 71731
Automotive Service Technology

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Southern Arkansas University Tech
6415 Spellman Road
Camden, AR 71701
Aviation Maintenance
Mechanical Maintenance

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University of Arkansas Community College
1537 University Blvd.
Morrilton, AR 72110
Automotive Service Technology
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance

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Arkansas Northeastern College
2501 South Division Street
Blytheville, AR 72315
Aviation Maintenance
Welding

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Grants & Scholarships for Trade Schools in Arkansas

Nationwide Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Future Mechanic GrantNationwideUp to $1,000 for aspiring auto mechanics12/1/2019
Andrew Piech Memorial ScholarshipNationwideUp to $2,200 for graduates of New Mexico high schoolJune each year
Mike Rowe Work Ethic ScholarshipNationwideFull-Tuition paid for eligible studentsMarch each year
Federal Pell GrantsNationwideUp to $6,195, for low-income householdsVaries
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)NationwideVarious, for low-income householdsVaries
Automotive Aftermarket ScholarshipNationwideVarious, one application for many scholarshipsMarch each year
Berto Diaz Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering StudentsJanuary each year
BMW/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 incrementsMarch each year
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation ScholarshipNationwideUp to $400 for eligible studentsApril each year
GMiS Scholars ProgramNationwideVarious, for underrepresented students in techApril each year
SMA Native American STEM ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,500, for Native American STEM studentsJune each year
Viceroy Auto Trans ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible studentsMarch each year
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational FundNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible studentsJune each year
Clunker Junker Cash for Cars and College ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible female studentsVaries
SEMA Memorial Scholarship FundNationwideUp to $5,000 for eligible studentsMarch each year
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four yearsMarch each year
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four yearsMarch each year
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four yearsMarch each year
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible studentsMarch each year
Yanmar/SAE ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible studentsMarch each year
Horatio Alger Association CTE ScholarshipsNationwideUp to $2,500 for eligible studentsJune each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive ScholarshipNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible studentsJune & October each year

Arkansas Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
ASUN Asset ScholarshipASUN$1,500 for eligible students (4 sememsters)06/01 each year
ASUN Honors ScholarshipASUN$1,000 for eligible students (4 semesters)06/01 each year
ASUN Distinction ScholarshipASUN$500 for eligible students (4 semesters)06/01 each year
ASUN Advance ScholarshipASUN$500 for eligible students (2 semesters)06/01 each year
ASUN Ambassador ScholarshipASUN$1,000 per semester for students who excelled in H.S.06/01 each year
Arkansas Single Parent ScholarshipAll Arkansas SchoolsScholarship amounts vary for single parentsDeadline Varies
Arkansas Education and Training VoucherAll Arkansas SchoolsUp to $5,000 for current or former foster studentsDeadline Varies