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Finding the Best Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate School for You

With 85,272 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, engineering technologies is the #4 most popular major in the United States.

It's not easy to decide which trade school program to enroll in when you have so many options available. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Trade College Search has developed this Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. This report analyzed 813 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular undergraduate certificate programs for trade school students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from the Engineering Technologies program at each school on the list.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Colleges.

#1

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

Our 2021 rankings named Ivy Tech Community College the most popular school in the United States for engineering technologies students working on their undergraduate certificate. Ivy Tech Community College is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Indianapolis.

Of the 547 students majoring in engineering tech at Ivy Tech Community College, 87% are male and 13% are female.

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Out of the 813 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the rural area of Perkinston, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend SOWELA Technical Community College. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. SOWELA is a small public school located in the city of Lake Charles.

Of the 428 students majoring in engineering tech at SOWELA, 82% are male and 18% are female.

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The in-demand undergraduate certificate programs at The Refrigeration School helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the most popular engineering technologies schools in the United States. Located in the city of Phoenix, RSI is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

Women make up 3% of the engineering tech majors at the school.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend San Jacinto Community College. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. Located in the large suburb of Pasadena, San Jacinto College is a public college with a very large student population.

Of the 293 students majoring in engineering tech at San Jacinto College, 80% are male and 20% are female.

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Escuela Tecnica de Electricidad landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular undergraduate certificate engineering technologies programs. Located in the medium-sized city of Ponce, Escuela Tecnica de Electricidad is a private for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

Women make up 2% of the engineering tech majors at the school.

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Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for engineering technologies students to get a undergraduate certificate. It came in at #7 on the list. Located in the city of Tulsa, Spartan College - Tulsa is a private for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

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

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Instituto de Banca y Comercio Inc landed the #8 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular undergraduate certificate engineering technologies programs. Located in the small city of Guaynabo, Instituto de Banca is a private for-profit college with a medium-sized student population.

About 2% of the students majoring in engineering tech at the school are women while 98% are male.

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#9

Olympic College

Bremerton, WA

Olympic College came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Located in the small city of Bremerton, OC is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

About 24% of the students majoring in engineering tech at the school are women while 76% are male.

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#10

Eastfield College

Mesquite, TX

Eastfield College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for engineering technologies students to get a undergraduate certificate. It came in at #10 on the list. Eastfield College is a large public school located in the suburb of Mesquite.

Of the 253 students majoring in engineering tech at Eastfield College, 81% are male and 19% are female.

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River Parishes Community College came in at #11 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Located in the rural area of Gonzales, River Parishes Community College is a public college with a small student population.

Women make up 16% of the engineering tech majors at the school.

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#12

Stark State College

North Canton, OH

Stark State College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for engineering technologies students to get a undergraduate certificate. It came in at #12 on the list. Stark State College is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of North Canton.

Of the 240 students majoring in engineering tech at Stark State College, 99% are male and 1% are female.

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Lincoln Technical Institute - Union landed the #13 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular undergraduate certificate engineering technologies programs. Lincoln Tech - Union is a small private for-profit school located in the suburb of Union.

Women make up 2% of the engineering tech majors at the school.

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Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College landed the #14 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular undergraduate certificate engineering technologies programs. NLTCC is a small public school located in the rural area of Minden.

Of the 189 students majoring in engineering tech at NLTCC, 88% are male and 12% are female.

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Wichita Technical Institute came in at #15 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. WTI is a small private for-profit school located in the city of Wichita.

Of the 184 students majoring in engineering tech at WTI, 92% are male and 8% are female.

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Cuyahoga Community College District landed the #16 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular undergraduate certificate engineering technologies programs. Cuyahoga Community College District is a very large public school located in the large city of Cleveland.

Women make up 13% of the engineering tech majors at the school.

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Macomb Community College ranked #17 on this year’s Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. Located in the medium-sized city of Warren, Macomb Community College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

Of the 158 students majoring in engineering tech at Macomb Community College, 92% are male and 8% are female.

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Lincoln College of Technology - Columbia ranked #18 on this year’s Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. Located in the small city of Columbia, Lincoln Tech - Columbia is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

Women make up 4% of the engineering tech majors at the school.

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#19

Mountain View College

Dallas, TX

Mountain View College ranked #19 on this year’s Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. Located in the city of Dallas, Mountain View College is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Women make up 23% of the engineering tech majors at the school.

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Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for engineering technologies students to get a undergraduate certificate. It came in at #20 on the list. PIA is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of West Mifflin.

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

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#21

Metro Technology Centers

Oklahoma City, OK

Metro Technology Centers did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for engineering technologies students to get a undergraduate certificate. It came in at #21 on the list. Located in the city of Oklahoma City, Metro Technology Centers is a public college with a small student population.

Women make up 13% of the engineering tech majors at the school.

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Southern Careers Institute - San Antonio (NW Loop) ranked #22 on this year’s Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. Located in the large city of San Antonio, Southern Careers Institute - San Antonio (NW Loop) is a private for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

Women make up 3% of the engineering tech majors at the school.

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South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-San Antonio came in at #23 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Located in the large city of San Antonio, South Texas Vo-Tech is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

About 5% of the students majoring in engineering tech at the school are women while 95% are male.

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With a ranking of #24, Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for engineering technologies students working on their undergraduate certificate. MCC is a large public school located in the large city of Kansas City.

About 5% of the students majoring in engineering tech at the school are women while 95% are male.

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#24

Vincennes University

Vincennes, IN

Vincennes University came in at #24 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Located in the town of Vincennes, Vincennes University is a public school with a large student population.

About 9% of the students majoring in engineering tech at the school are women while 91% are male.

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#26

Delta Technical College

Horn Lake, MS
#26

College of the Sequoias

Visalia, CA
#29

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids, MI
#34

Sacramento City College

Sacramento, CA
#36

Liceo de Arte y Tecnologia

San Juan, PR
#39

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park, MN
#40

Brazosport College

Lake Jackson, TX
#40

Hinds Community College

Raymond, MS
#43

Huertas College

Caguas, PR
#45

Rogue Community College

Grants Pass, OR
#49

Goodwin College

East Hartford, CT

Additional Award Winners

This list represents the remainder of the colleges awarded a Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools badge. Showing in this list means the college was ranked in the top 15% of the 813 different United States engineering technologies schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
51 Southern Careers Institute - Harlingen Harlingen, TX
52 Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, CA
52 Lone Star College System The Woodlands, TX
54 Lincoln College of Technology - Denver Denver, CO
54 Jefferson State Community College Birmingham, AL
56 Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City Kansas City, MO
56 Holmes Community College Goodman, MS
56 Lincoln Technical Institute - New Britain New Britain, CT
59 North Lake College Irving, TX
60 Ayers Career College Shreveport, LA
61 Tulsa Welding School-Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
61 Altierus Career College - Tampa Tampa, FL
63 Orange Coast College Costa Mesa, CA
64 Lawson State Community College - Birmingham Campus Birmingham, AL
64 Spokane Community College Spokane, WA
64 Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee Muskogee, OK
64 Amarillo College Amarillo, TX
68 Fox Valley Technical College Appleton, WI
68 Jones County Junior College Ellisville, MS
70 Edison State Community College Piqua, OH
70 Altierus Career College - Bissonnet Houston, TX
70 Portland Community College Portland, OR
73 Shoreline Community College Shoreline, WA
73 Ogden-Weber Technical College Ogden, UT
73 Delta Technical College - Ridgeland Ridgeland, MS
76 South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, TX
77 Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford Stratford, CT
78 Chemeketa Community College Salem, OR
78 Wichita Area Technical College Wichita, KS
78 Lincoln Trail College Robinson, IL
81 Eastwick College - Nutley Nutley, NJ
81 Joliet Junior College Joliet, IL
81 Front Range Community College Westminster, CO
81 Tarrant County College District Fort Worth, TX
85 Hohokus School of Trade and Technical Sciences Paterson, NJ
85 South Puget Sound Community College Olympia, WA
85 College of Western Idaho Nampa, ID
88 Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, IA
88 Union County Vocational Technical School Scotch Plains, NJ
88 Grayson College Denison, TX
91 Louisiana Delta Community College Monroe, LA
91 Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, IA
93 Mt. San Jacinto College San Jacinto, CA
93 Pickens Technical College Aurora, CO
93 Florida Career College - Hialeah Hialeah, FL
96 Seminole State College of Florida Sanford, FL
96 Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs, IA
96 El Camino College Torrance, CA
99 San Juan College Farmington, NM
100 Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque, NM
100 Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City, IA
100 Fort Myers Technical College Fort Myers, FL
100 Florida Career College - Miami Miami, FL
100 MiraCosta College Oceanside, CA
100 Central Community College Grand Island, NE
100 Lassen Community College Susanville, CA
100 Wharton County Junior College Wharton, TX
100 Tyler Junior College Tyler, TX
100 Lorain County Community College Elyria, OH
100 Paris Junior College Paris, TX
111 San Jose City College San Jose, CA
111 Crowder College Neosho, MO
111 North Seattle College Seattle, WA
111 Davis Technical College Kaysville, UT
111 Florida Career College - West Palm Beach West Palm Beach, FL
111 Idaho State University Pocatello, ID
117 Los Medanos College Pittsburg, CA
117 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Pulaski Pulaski, TN
117 Florida Career College - Orlando Orlando, FL
117 Florida Career College Pembroke Pines, FL
117 Beaufort County Community College Washington, NC

Honorable Mentions

Here are some additional popular schools for Engineering Technologies students that almost earned our Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools award.

Rank College Location
122 Flint Hills Technical College Emporia, KS
122 Baton Rouge Community College Baton Rouge, LA
122 Arkansas Tech University Russellville, AR
122 Lincoln Technical Institute - East Windsor East Windsor, CT
122 Alvin Community College Alvin, TX
127 Coastal Bend College Beeville, TX
127 Clackamas Community College Oregon City, OR
127 San Diego City College San Diego, CA
127 Sinclair Community College Dayton, OH
127 Lake Washington Institute of Technology Kirkland, WA
127 Erwin Technical College Tampa, FL
127 Advantage Technical College Manati, PR
134 University of Arkansas Community College - Morrilton Morrilton, AR
134 Cerritos College Norwalk, CA
134 SUNY Delhi Delhi, NY
137 Southern Arkansas University Tech Camden, AR
137 Lamar State College - Orange Orange, TX
137 Central Oregon Community College Bend, OR
137 Atlantic Technical College Coconut Creek, FL
137 Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City, UT
137 Delgado Community College New Orleans, LA
137 Southwest Technology Center Altus, OK
137 Palomar College San Marcos, CA
137 New Mexico State University - Dona Ana Las Cruces, NM
137 College of DuPage Glen Ellyn, IL
137 Del Mar College Corpus Christi, TX
137 Mott Community College Flint, MI
137 Florida Career College - Boynton Beach Boynton Beach, FL
137 Danville Community College Danville, VA
151 Cypress College Cypress, CA
151 Gadsden State Community College Gadsden, AL
151 Texarkana College Texarkana, TX
151 Florida Career College - Margate Margate, FL
151 Mech-Tech College Caguas, PR
151 Honolulu Community College Honolulu, HI
151 San Joaquin Delta College Stockton, CA
151 American River College Sacramento, CA
151 St Clair County Community College Port Huron, MI
160 St Cloud Technical and Community College Saint Cloud, MN
160 Arkansas State University - Beebe Beebe, AR
160 Casper College Casper, WY
160 Florida Career College - UEI College - Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
160 Northeast State Community College Blountville, TN
160 Southern Oklahoma Technology Center Ardmore, OK
160 Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills, MI
160 Santa Fe Community College Santa Fe, NM

Engineering Technologies by Region

View the Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools for a specific region near you.

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

Engineering Tech Majors to Study

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
Mechanical Engineering Technology 7,586
Computer Engineering Technology 3,908
General Engineering Technology 3,871
Construction Engineering Technology 3,636
Quality Control Technology 3,601
Engineering-Related Fields 1,840
Engineering Technology (Other) 1,466
Civil Engineering Technology 1,357
Architectural Engineering Technology 1,341
Engineering-Related Technologies 825
Mining & Petroleum Technology 705
Nuclear Engineering Technology 388
Nanotechnology 46

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to KUKA Systems GmbH.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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