“Half of students coming out of high school aren’t even aware of trade programs at all,” says Franchisee of Metal Supermarkets Rockford Nick Voigt. A new study by Metal Supermarkets shows just that.

They don’t realize the benefits of only going to a two year program as opposed to a four year; the significant costs that are a lot less than college,” – Nick Voigt, Metal Supermarkets Rockford, IL franchisee.

The average cost of trade school is $33,000 opposed to the average cost of getting a four-year degree, which is $127,000.

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