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SAM Tech
  • 2 Year
  • Houston, TX

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  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
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  4. Safety
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  5. Student Life
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  6. Location
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About

1911 Antoine Drive
Houston, TX 77055
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From SAM Tech

The School of Automotive Machinists & Technology (SAM Tech) is a provider of machining and technical education training for students seeking careers in the high performance racing industry.

Founded in 1985, in Houston, Texas, the School of Automotive Machinists & Technology offers programs in Engine Block Machining, Cylinder Head Machining, CNC Machining, EFI Calibration, and Associates Degree classes. Our graduates work for performance race shops, parts manufacturers, professional race teams, and some start their own engine building shops or parts manufacturing companies.

SAM Tech graduates are hired by the best in the performance racing industry, whether that’s on championship teams in NASCAR, NHRA, and IRL, or the best in automotive manufacturing including GM, Ferrea, CP-Carrillo, Wiseco, and many others.

SAM Tech has been named a National School of Excellence by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges after our last two reaccreditations.

Admissions

Application Deadline
No data available  
Acceptance Rate
81%
SAT Range
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ACT Range
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Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Neither required nor recommended
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$26,100 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,138 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
71%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 4 responses
100%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 5 responses
80%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 5 responses

Majors

EFI Calibration

The program objective for the EFI Calibration program is to be capable of calibrating and troubleshooting the Engine Management System on the engine dynamometer, chassis dynamometer and at the race track. This program covers adding performance accessories, modifying power trains, tuning custom engines, suspension, exhaust systems, and using dynamometers and other diagnostic equipment.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
166 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
0
Undergrads Over 25
38%
Pell Grant
54%
Varsity Athletes
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
91%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%

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