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2022 Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools

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Finding the Best Precision Production Associate Degree School for You

With 52,005 degrees and certificates handed out in 2019-2020, precision production is the #5 most popular major in the United States.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which trade school program is right for you. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Trade College Search has created the Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 192 schools in the United States to see which ones offered the best associate degree programs for trade school students.

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2022 Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools in the United States

Check out the precision production associate degree programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top 25 Top Trade Schools for an Associate in Precision Production

Our analysis found State Technical College of Missouri to be the best school for precision production students who want to pursue a associate degree in the United States. Located in the rural area of Linn, STC is a public school with a small student population.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Pennsylvania College of Technology. It ranked #2 on our 2022 Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools list. Located in the small city of Williamsport, Penn College is a public school with a small student population.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Dunwoody College of Technology. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools list. Dunwoody College of Technology is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Minneapolis.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Lake Area Technical Institute. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools list. LATI is a small public school located in the remote town of Watertown.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Salina Area Technical College. It ranked #5 on our 2022 Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools list. Located in the town of Salina, Salina Tech is a public college with a fairly small student population.

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Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for precision production students to get a associate degree. It came in at #6 on the list. Located in the small city of Lancaster, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a public college with a small student population.

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#7

Ranken Technical College

Saint Louis, MO

Ranken Technical College ranked #7 on this year’s Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools list. Located in the city of Saint Louis, Ranken Technical College is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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#8

Western Technical College

La Crosse, WI

Western Technical College landed the #8 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best associate degree precision production programs. Western Technical College is a small public school located in the small city of La Crosse.

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#9

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

Ivy Tech Community College came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools ranking. Located in the large city of Indianapolis, Ivy Tech Community College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#10

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park, MN

With a ranking of #10, Hennepin Technical College did quite well on this year’s best schools for precision production students working on their associate degree. Located in the suburb of Brooklyn Park, Hennepin Technical College is a public college with a small student population.

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Elgin Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for precision production students to get a associate degree. It came in at #11 on the list. Located in the midsize city of Elgin, ECC is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

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Texas State Technical College came in at #12 in this year’s edition of the Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools ranking. TSTC is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Waco.

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Anoka Technical College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for precision production students to get a associate degree. It came in at #13 on the list. Located in the large suburb of Anoka, Anoka Technical College is a public college with a small student population.

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With a ranking of #14, Southeast Community College Area did quite well on this year’s best schools for precision production students working on their associate degree. Southeast Community College is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of Lincoln.

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#15

Cape Fear Community College

Wilmington, NC

Cape Fear Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for precision production students to get a associate degree. It came in at #15 on the list. CFCC is a medium-sized public school located in the medium-sized city of Wilmington.

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North Dakota State College of Science landed the #16 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best associate degree precision production programs. North Dakota State College of Science is a small public school located in the town of Wahpeton.

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Fox Valley Technical College ranked #17 on this year’s Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools list. Located in the midsize suburb of Appleton, FVTC is a public school with a large student population.

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St Cloud Technical and Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for precision production students to get a associate degree. It came in at #18 on the list. Located in the city of Saint Cloud, St Cloud Technical and Community College is a public school with a small student population.

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#19

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

With a ranking of #19, Ferris State University did quite well on this year’s best schools for precision production students working on their associate degree. Ferris is a large public school located in the town of Big Rapids.

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#20

Ridgewater College

Willmar, MN

Ridgewater College landed the #20 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best associate degree precision production programs. Located in the remote town of Willmar, Ridgewater College is a public college with a small student population.

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With a ranking of #21, Nashua Community College did quite well on this year’s best schools for precision production students working on their associate degree. Nashua Community College is a small public school located in the city of Nashua.

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#22

South Central College

North Mankato, MN

South Central College ranked #22 on this year’s Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools list. Located in the suburb of North Mankato, South Central College is a public school with a small student population.

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Waukesha County Technical College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for precision production students to get a associate degree. It came in at #23 on the list. WCTC is a moderately-sized public school located in the suburb of Pewaukee.

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#24

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids Community College came in at #24 in this year’s edition of the Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools ranking. Grand Rapids Community College is a fairly large public school located in the city of Grand Rapids.

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Austin Community College District came in at #25 in this year’s edition of the Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools ranking. Austin Community College District is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Austin.

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Rest of the Top Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools

#26

Moraine Park Technical College

Fond du Lac, WI
#28

Marshalltown Community College

Marshalltown, IA

Additional Noteworthy Schools

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools award.

Rank College Location
29 Salem Community College Carneys Point, NJ
30 Triangle Tech - Sunbury Sunbury, PA
31 Central Community College Grand Island, NE
32 Advanced Technology Institute Virginia Beach, VA
33 Vincennes University Vincennes, IN
34 Triangle Tech - Greensburg Greensburg, PA
35 Alfred State College Alfred, NY
36 Triangle Tech - Dubois Falls Creek, PA
37 Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd, MN
38 Northcentral Technical College Wausau, WI

Precision Production by Region

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

Precision Production Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Precision Metal Working 51,096
Woodworking 609
Other Precision Production 107
Leatherworking & Upholstery 104
Boilermaking 50
Precision Production Trades 39

Related Major Annual Graduates
Personal & Culinary Services 119,853
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 100,894
Construction Trades 37,535
Transportation & Materials Moving 26,683

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • 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).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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