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2021 Most Popular Construction Associate's Degree Trade Schools

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$73,000 Avg Salary

Finding the Best Construction Associate's Degree School for You

In 2018-2019, 2,292 people earned a degree or certificate in construction, making the major the #34 most popular in the United States.

Today's trade school students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Trade College Search has created its Most Popular Construction Associate's Degree Trade Schools ranking. This report analyzed 63 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular associate's degree programs for trade school students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from the Construction program at each school on the list.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Construction Associate's Degree Colleges.

Our 2021 rankings named Honolulu Community College the most popular school in the United States for construction students working on their associate’s degree. Honolulu CC is a small public school located in the city of Honolulu.

About 17% of the students majoring in construction at the school are women while 83% are male.

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#2

Triton College

River Grove, IL

Out of the 63 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Triton College landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the large suburb of River Grove, Triton College is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology is a great place for construction students working on their associate’s degree. OSU Institute of Technology is a small public school located in the town of Okmulgee.

About 6% of the students majoring in construction at the school are women while 94% are male.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Northern Virginia Community College is a great place for construction students working on their associate’s degree. Northern Virginia Community College is a very large public school located in the suburb of Annandale.

About 20% of the students majoring in construction at the school are women while 80% are male.

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A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Oglala Lakota College is a great place for construction students working on their associate’s degree. Oglala Lakota College is a small public school located in the rural area of Kyle.

About 7% of the students majoring in construction at the school are women while 93% are male.

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#6

Butler Community College

El Dorado, KS

With a ranking of #6, Butler Community College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for construction students working on their associate’s degree. Butler CC is a moderately-sized public school located in the distant town of El Dorado.

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#6

Charter College

Vancouver, WA

Charter College came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Construction Associate’s Degree Trade Schools ranking. Charter College is a small private for-profit school located in the city of Vancouver.

After completing their Associate's Degree, construction graduates from Charter College carry an average student debt load of $21,563.

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Lamar Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for construction students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #8 on the list. Located in the remote town of Lamar, LCC is a public college with a fairly small student population.

About 10% of the students majoring in construction at the school are women while 90% are male.

Construction majors at LCC take out an average of $9,048 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree.

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#8

Saint Louis Community College

Saint Louis, MO

Saint Louis Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for construction students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #8 on the list. Located in the suburb of Saint Louis, Saint Louis Community College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

About 10% of the students majoring in construction at the school are women while 90% are male.

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#10

Iowa Western Community College

Council Bluffs, IA

Iowa Western Community College ranked #10 on this year’s Most Popular Construction Associate’s Degree Trade Schools list. Located in the small city of Council Bluffs, Iowa Western Community College is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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Honorable Mentions

Here are some additional popular schools for Construction students that almost earned our Most Popular Construction Associate's Degree Trade Schools award.

Rank College Location
11 Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction, CO
12 Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield, MO
12 Mt. Hood Community College Gresham, OR

Construction by Region

View the Most Popular Construction Associate's Degree Trade Schools for a specific region near you.

Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

One of 6 majors within the trade school area of study, construction has other similar majors worth exploring.

Construction Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
General Construction Trades 2,292

Related Major Annual Graduates
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 21,360
Building Management & Inspection 4,950
Carpentry 4,066
Plumbing & Water Supply 2,606
Masonry 462

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 26 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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