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!

Schools in Arkansas

Mechanic Jobs in Arkansas

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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 Type Total in Arkansas  Average Hourly Wage Average Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 5,790 $17.60 $36,600
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 1,540 $18.94 $39,400
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 3,410 $19.45 $40,450

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
more…

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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

School Address Programs Admissions 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 Grants Location Description Deadline
Future Mechanic Grant Nationwide Up to $1,000 for aspiring auto mechanics 12/1/2019
Andrew Piech Memorial Scholarship Nationwide Up to $2,200 for graduates of New Mexico high school 6/6/2019
Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship Nationwide Full-Tuition paid for eligible students 2019 closed
Federal Pell Grants Nationwide Up to $6,195, for low-income households Varies
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Nationwide Various, for low-income households Varies
Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Nationwide Various, one application for many scholarships 2019 closed
Berto Diaz Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering Students 2019 closed
BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 increments 2019 closed
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation Scholarship Nationwide Up to $400 for eligible students 4/15/2020
GMiS Scholars Program Nationwide Various, for underrepresented students in tech 2019 closed
SMA Native American STEM Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,500, for Native American STEM students 6/19/2019
Two Ten Higher Education Scholarships Nationwide Up to $4,000 for students with 2 years of personal or parents experience in footwear industry 2019 closed
Viceroy Auto Trans Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 2019 closed
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational Fund Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students 6/30/2019
Clunker Junker Cash for Cars and College Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible female students Varies
SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund Nationwide Up to $5,000 for eligible students 3/1/2020
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years 12/15/2019
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four years 12/15/2019
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years 12/15/2019
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 12/15/2019
Yanmar/SAE Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 4/1/2020
Horatio Alger Association CTE Scholarships Nationwide Up to $2,500 for eligible students 6/15 each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarship Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students 6/15 & 10/15 each year

Arkansas Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and Grants Location Description Deadline
ASUN Asset Scholarship ASUN $1,500 for eligible students (4 sememsters) 06/01 each year
ASUN Honors Scholarship ASUN $1,000 for eligible students (4 semesters) 06/01 each year
ASUN Distinction Scholarship ASUN $500 for eligible students (4 semesters) 06/01 each year
ASUN Advance Scholarship ASUN $500 for eligible students (2 semesters) 06/01 each year
ASUN Ambassador Scholarship ASUN $1,000 per semester for students who excelled in H.S. 06/01 each year
Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship All Arkansas Schools Scholarship amounts vary for single parents Deadline Varies
Arkansas Education and Training Voucher All Arkansas Schools Up to $5,000 for current or former foster students Deadline Varies