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2021 Most Popular Architectural Engineering Technology Associate's Degree Trade Schools

90 Colleges
$37,100 Avg Salary
$14,750 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Architectural Engineering Technology Associate's Degree School for You

In 2018-2019, 1,341 people earned a degree or certificate in architectural engineering technology, making the major the #41 most popular in the United States.

With all the trade school programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. 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 Architectural Engineering Technology Associate's Degree Trade Schools ranking. Our analysis looked at 90 schools in the United States to see which associate's degree programs were the most popular for trade school students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from the Architectural Engineering Technology program at each school on the list.

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

Our 2021 rankings named Bates Technical College the most popular school in the United States for architectural engineering technology students working on their associate’s degree. Located in the midsize city of Tacoma, Bates Technical College is a public school with a small student population.

Women make up 8% of the AE tech majors at the school.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Most Popular Architectural Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Trade Schools list. Located in the medium-sized city of Green Bay, NWTC is a public college with a large student population.

Women make up 37% of the AE tech majors at the school.

AE Tech majors at NWTC take out an average of $12,245 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $114, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#3

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

Out of the 90 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Ferris State University landed the # 3 spot on the list. Ferris is a fairly large public school located in the town of Big Rapids.

Of the 27 students majoring in AE tech at Ferris, 63% are male and 37% are female.

AE Tech majors at Ferris take out an average of $19,482 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $192, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Community College of Philadelphia is a great place for architectural engineering technology students working on their associate’s degree. Located in the large city of Philadelphia, Community College of Philadelphia is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Women make up 67% of the AE tech majors at the school.

On average, AE tech graduates from Community College of Philadelphia take out $13,053 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree.

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The in-demand associate’s degree programs at New England Institute of Technology helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the most popular architectural engineering technology schools in the United States. New England Tech is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of East Greenwich.

Of the 24 students majoring in AE tech at New England Tech, 79% are male and 21% are female.

On average, AE tech graduates from New England Tech take out $12,579 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree.

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#6

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY

Northern Kentucky University ranked #6 on this year’s Most Popular Architectural Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Trade Schools list. NKU is a large public school located in the suburb of Highland Heights.

Women make up 10% of the AE tech majors at the school.

On average, AE tech graduates from NKU take out $21,572 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree.

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Northampton County Area Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for architectural engineering technology students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #7 on the list. Located in the large suburb of Bethlehem, Northampton Community College is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

About 32% of the students majoring in AE tech at the school are women while 68% are male.

AE Tech majors at Northampton Community College take out an average of $15,034 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree.

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Suffolk County Community College ranked #8 on this year’s Most Popular Architectural Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Trade Schools list. Suffolk County Community College is a very large public school located in the suburb of Selden.

Women make up 11% of the AE tech majors at the school.

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Clover Park Technical College came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Architectural Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Trade Schools ranking. CPTC is a small public school located in the small city of Lakewood.

About 39% of the students majoring in AE tech at the school are women while 61% are male.

After completing their Associate's Degree, AE tech graduates from CPTC carry an average student debt load of $13,722.

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Delaware Technical Community College - Terry ranked #10 on this year’s Most Popular Architectural Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Trade Schools list. Located in the small city of Dover, Delaware Tech is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Of the 16 students majoring in AE tech at Delaware Tech, 81% are male and 19% are female.

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Madison Area Technical College ranked #11 on this year’s Most Popular Architectural Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Trade Schools list. Madison College is a fairly large public school located in the city of Madison.

Women make up 27% of the AE tech majors at the school.

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#12

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs, CO

Pikes Peak Community College landed the #12 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree architectural engineering technology programs. Located in the large suburb of Colorado Springs, PPCC is a public college with a large student population.

Women make up 14% of the AE tech majors at the school.

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North Dakota State College of Science ranked #12 on this year’s Most Popular Architectural Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Trade Schools list. North Dakota State College of Science is a small public school located in the town of Wahpeton.

Of the 14 students majoring in AE tech at North Dakota State College of Science, 50% are male and 50% are female.

After completing their Associate's Degree, AE tech graduates from North Dakota State College of Science carry an average student debt load of $10,844.

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#12

Onondaga Community College

Syracuse, NY

Onondaga Community College landed the #12 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree architectural engineering technology programs. OCC is a medium-sized public school located in the large suburb of Syracuse.

Of the 14 students majoring in AE tech at OCC, 57% are male and 43% are female.

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Additional Noteworthy Schools

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also popular but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Most Popular Architectural Engineering Technology Associate's Degree Trade Schools award.

Rank College Location
15 Forsyth Technical Community College Winston-Salem, NC
15 Dutchess Community College Poughkeepsie, NY
17 Del Mar College Corpus Christi, TX
17 Orange County Community College Middletown, NY
17 Hudson Valley Community College Troy, NY

Architectural Engineering Technology by Region

View the Most Popular Architectural Engineering Technology 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

Architectural Engineering Technology is one of 17 different types of trade school programs to choose from.

AE Tech Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 1,341

Related Major Annual Graduates
Industrial Production Technology 13,900
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 10,669
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 10,578
Environmental Control Technology 9,823
Electronics Engineering Technology 9,732

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 28 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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