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Automotive Training Center

114 Pickering Way, Exton, PA

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Automotive Training Center operates as a two-year career school dedicated to offering a solid education for students located in and around Exton. Over 520 students have completed their training in the last few years based on published information with more than 70% of students who start the program complete it. Automotive Training Center offers several programs to choose from. Here are the more popular programs offered:

  • Auto Mechanic
  • Auto Body
  • Diesel Mechanic

To help students and alumni succeed, Automotive Training Center may offer some services to students like those listed below:

  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

The last reported accreditation for this school was done by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. Get more information by visiting the school's official website, where you can learn about admissions information, financial aid & tuition, and disclosures.

Programs Offered

The list below shows all the programs that may be offered at Automotive Training Center. Actual programs may differ from the list below, to get an official list of programs offered please visit the school's website or by phone at (610) 363-6716.

Auto Mechanic

The auto mechanic programs listed below are organized by the number of contact hours offered.

2,400 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $39,000 per year*
  • Cost of required supplies: $1,600*
  • Takes about 20 months to complete

1,920 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $31,000 per year*
  • Cost of required supplies: $1,600*
  • Takes about 16 months to complete

1,344 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $22,000 per year*
  • Cost of required supplies: $1,600*
  • Takes about 20 months to complete

Diesel Mechanic (2,400 Hours)

Diesel mechanic program takes usually twenty months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $39,000*
  • Cost of required supplies and books: $2,130*
  • Based on published reports, around 30 students completed the diesel mechanic program last year
  • Students complete this program in usually 20 months

More detailed information and school listings are available through our diesel mechanic schools page.

Auto Body

The auto body programs listed below are organized by the number of contact hours offered.

1,920 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $31,000 per year*
  • Cost of required supplies: $2,000*
  • Takes about 16 months to complete

1,344 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $22,000 per year*
  • Cost of required supplies: $2,000*
  • Takes about 20 months to complete

Notes:
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,800. To calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $150 application fee for those applying to a program. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with this school for more information.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

Alternate Tuition Plan Options Available

  • Some programs may have a frozen tuition rate, which means the tuition will stay the same for up to five years.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid93%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships72%$6,192
Receiving Student Loans92%$7,081

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 4%.

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IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.