Mechanic Schools in New Mexico

Auto Mechanic Schools in New Mexico

With 7 schools to choose from, New Mexico is a great state to study for an automotive career. New Mexico is one of the cheapest states to live in. This correlates well with its tuition costs for schools, which are also very low. Students can attend nationally renowned auto mechanic schools such as IntelliTec or Western Tech even on a low budget. Along with that, there are many different scholarships and grants out there specifically for students aspiring to be auto mechanics. Keep an eye out for those and do not forget to check out our very own scholarships!

Schools in New Mexico

Mechanic Jobs in New Mexico

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Working as an Auto Mechanic in New Mexico

Working in New Mexico can be a really great thing as it provides salaries that are equal with the national average while being in a state that has a much lower than average cost of living. This means that the salaries you earn in New Mexico will go much farther than they would in another state with a higher cost of living. Along with that, New Mexico is a great place to be as an automotive fanatic as it is a great place for classic cars and off-road vehicles. The desert landscape makes for a great place for you and your friends to deck out your vehicles to climb and rock!

Job Type Total in New Mexico Average Hourly Wage Average Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 4,230 $18.51 $38,490
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 850 $20.54 $42,720
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 1,510 $20.45 $42,540

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School Address Programs Admissions Info
Central New Mexico Community College
525 Buena Vista SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Automotive Technology
Diesel Equipment Technology

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Luna Community College
336 Luna Drive
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Mesalands Community College
911 S Tenth Street
Tucumcari, NM 88401
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Navajo Technical University
Lower Point Road
Crownpoint, NM 87313
Automotive Engineering Technology

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San Juan College
4601 College Blvd
Farmington, NM 87402
Auto Body Technology
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology

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Available Grants & Scholarships

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