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2021 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools

3,483 Schools Ranked
$10,363 Avg Tuition & Fees*
$11,735 Avg Student Debt

It's not easy to decide which trade school program to enroll in when you have so many options available. 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 help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Trade College Search has developed this Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Our analysis looked at 3,483 schools in the United States to see which undergraduate certificate programs were the most popular for trade school students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from each school on the list.

Learn more about these popular schools below:

#1

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
4,264 Total Awards
$4,500 Average Tuition & Fees
$13,190 Avg Student Debt

Our 2021 rankings named Ivy Tech Community College the most popular school in the United States for trade school students working on their undergraduate certificate. Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, the large public school awarded 4,264 diplomas to qualifed undergraduate certificate students in 2018-2019.

Students from Indiana who attend Ivy Tech Community College full time pay an average of $4,500 in tuition and fees. Those students who come from outside the state pay an average of $8,661. On average, undergraduate certificate students take out $13,190 in loans while pursuing their degree. Around 46% of those degree recipients were women.

Online courses are available at Ivy Tech Community College, but you will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your field of interest. In fact, around 54% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#2

Instituto de Banca y Comercio Inc

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
3,459 Total Awards
$4,453 Avg Student Debt

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Instituto de Banca y Comercio Inc. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. Instituto de Banca is a medium-sized private for-profit school situated in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. It awarded 3,459 undergraduate certificates in 2018-2019.

By the time they get their undergraduate certificate, students from this school have racked up an average of $4,453 in student loans. Around 55% of those degree recipients were women.

Some students may be able to take online classes at Instituto de Banca. In 2017-2018 about 1% of the undergraduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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#3

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia

Visalia, California
2,044 Total Awards
$9,281 Avg Student Debt

You’ll be in good company if you attend San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia is a medium-sized private for-profit school situated in Visalia, California. It awarded 2,044 undergraduate certificates in 2018-2019.

On average, undergraduate certificate students take out $9,281 in loans while pursuing their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 70% were women.

One thing to take note of is that San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia does offer online classes in some areas. In fact, around 38% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#4

Vista College

El Paso, Texas
1,677 Total Awards
$15,680 Average Tuition & Fees
$11,608 Avg Student Debt

Out of the 3,483 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Vista College landed the # 4 spot on the list. Located in El Paso, Texas, the small private for-profit school awarded 1,677 diplomas to qualifed undergraduate certificate students in 2018-2019.

Vista College does not offer a discount to in-state students, so the average tuition and fees for all undergraduates is $15,680. This amount may be reduced if you receive financial aid. By the time they get their undergraduate certificate, students from this school have racked up an average of $11,608 in student loans. Around 76% of those degree recipients were women.

One thing to take note of is that Vista College does offer online classes in some areas. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 0% took at least some of their classes online.

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#5

Charter College

Vancouver, Washington
1,470 Total Awards
$18,161 Average Tuition & Fees
$13,577 Avg Student Debt

Out of the 3,483 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Charter College landed the # 5 spot on the list. Charter College is a small private for-profit school situated in Vancouver, Washington. It awarded 1,470 undergraduate certificates in 2018-2019.

If you want to attend Charter College, expect to pay an average of $18,161 in tuition and fees. Of course, this could be reduced if you receive financial aid. On average, undergraduate certificate students take out $13,577 in loans while pursuing their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 81% were women.

Online courses are available at Charter College, but you will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your field of interest. In fact, around 94% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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1,429 Total Awards
$17,220 Average Tuition & Fees
$11,856 Avg Student Debt

Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford ranked #6 on this year’s Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. Located in Stratford, Connecticut, the small private for-profit school handed out 1,429 undergraduate certificate awards in 2018-2019.

If you don’t receive financial aid, you can expect a bill for $17,220 to cover tuition and fees at Porter and Chester Institute. The school does not offer an in-state discount. Undergraduate Certificate recipients from Porter and Chester Institute accumulate an average of $11,856 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 40% were women.

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#7

San Jacinto Community College

Pasadena, Texas
1,406 Total Awards
$3,240 Average Tuition & Fees
$10,425 Avg Student Debt

San Jacinto Community College ranked #7 on this year’s Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. San Jacinto College is located in Pasadena, Texas and has a large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 1,406 undergraduate certificates to qualified students.

Full-time students from Texas pay an average of $3,240 in tuition and fees if they choose to attend San Jacinto College. Out-of-state students pay an average of $5,040. On average, undergraduate certificate students take out $10,425 in loans while pursuing their degree. Around 50% of those degree recipients were women.

San Jacinto College does offer online classes for certain degree levels. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 33% took at least some of their classes online.

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#8

Carrington College, Sacramento

Sacramento, California
1,361 Total Awards
$11,992 Avg Student Debt

Carrington College, Sacramento landed the #8 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular undergraduate certificate trade school programs. Located in Sacramento, California, the small private for-profit school handed out 1,361 undergraduate certificate awards in 2018-2019.

By the time they get their undergraduate certificate, students from this school have racked up an average of $11,992 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 90% were women.

Carrington College, Sacramento does offer online classes for certain degree levels. During the 2017-2018 year, about 80% of the undergraduates at the school took at least one online course.

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#9

Florida Technical College

Orlando, Florida
1,098 Total Awards
$14,025 Average Tuition & Fees
$10,419 Avg Student Debt

Florida Technical College landed the #9 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular undergraduate certificate trade school programs. Orlando, Florida is the setting for this small institution of higher learning. The private for-profit school handed out undergraduate certificates to 1,098 students in 2018-2019.

If you don’t receive financial aid, you can expect a bill for $14,025 to cover tuition and fees at Florida Technical College. The school does not offer an in-state discount. By the time they get their undergraduate certificate, students from this school have racked up an average of $10,419 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 80% were women.

You may have the opportunity to take online classes at Florida Technical College. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 77% took at least some of their classes online.

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1,092 Total Awards
$16,489 Avg Student Debt

Universal Technical Institute - Orlando came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. This small private for-profit school is located in Orlando, Florida, and it awarded 1,092 undergraduate certificates in 2018-2019.

Undergraduate Certificate recipients from UTI Orlando accumulate an average of $16,489 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Around 4% of those degree recipients were women.

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#11

Hinds Community College

Raymond, Mississippi
1,083 Total Awards
$3,450 Average Tuition & Fees
$9,402 Avg Student Debt

Hinds Community College came in at #11 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Hinds Community College is a fairly large public school situated in Raymond, Mississippi. It awarded 1,083 undergraduate certificates in 2018-2019.

The average in-state tuition and fees for students at Hinds Community College is $3,450. Those students who come from outside the state pay an average of $6,500. By the time they get their undergraduate certificate, students from this school have racked up an average of $9,402 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 37% were women.

Online courses are available at Hinds Community College, but you will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your field of interest. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 36% of undergraduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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1,071 Total Awards
$9,563 Avg Student Debt

Ultimate Medical Academy - Clearwater came in at #12 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. This fairly large private not-for-profit school is located in Clearwater, Florida, and it awarded 1,071 undergraduate certificates in 2018-2019.

By the time they get their undergraduate certificate, students from this school have racked up an average of $9,563 in student loans. Around 96% of those degree recipients were women.

If you are interested in distance education, be sure to check with the school since UMA Clearwater does offer online classes for certain majors. In fact, around 99% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#13

Unitek College

Fremont, California
995 Total Awards
$35,284 Average Tuition & Fees
$10,965 Avg Student Debt

Unitek College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for trade school students to get an undergraduate certificate. It came in at #13 on the list. Unitek College is a private for-profit institution located in Fremont, California. The school has a small population, and it awarded 995 undergraduate certificates in 2018-2019.

If you want to attend Unitek College, expect to pay an average of $35,284 in tuition and fees. Of course, this could be reduced if you receive financial aid. Undergraduate Certificate recipients from Unitek College accumulate an average of $10,965 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Around 85% of those degree recipients were women.

Unitek College does have options available for those who want to take online classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 8% of undergraduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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#14

Apex Technical School

Long Island City, New York
994 Total Awards
$8,432 Avg Student Debt

Apex Technical School came in at #14 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Located in Long Island City, New York, the small private for-profit school handed out 994 undergraduate certificate awards in 2018-2019.

Undergraduate Certificate recipients from Apex Technical School accumulate an average of $8,432 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 2% were women.

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#15

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Perkinston, Mississippi
941 Total Awards
$3,750 Average Tuition & Fees
$3,020 Avg Student Debt

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College ranked #15 on this year’s Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. Located in Perkinston, Mississippi, the medium-sized public school awarded 941 diplomas to qualifed undergraduate certificate students in 2018-2019.

In-state students pay an average of $3,750 in tuition and fees if they attend Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College full time. Those students who come from outside the state pay an average of $6,850. By the time they get their undergraduate certificate, students from this school have racked up an average of $3,020 in student loans. Around 32% of those degree recipients were women.

Online courses are available at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, but you will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your field of interest. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 48% took at least some of their classes online.

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933 Total Awards

Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee came in at #16 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee is a small public school located in Muskogee, Oklahoma that handed out 933 undergraduate certificates in 2018-2019.

Around 36% of those degree recipients were women.

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#17

Mech-Tech College

Caguas, Puerto Rico
913 Total Awards
$9,618 Average Tuition & Fees
$6,095 Avg Student Debt

With a ranking of #17, Mech-Tech College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for trade school students working on their undergraduate certificate. Mech-Tech College is located in Caguas, Puerto Rico and has a small student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 913 undergraduate certificates to qualified students.

The average tuition and fees at Mech-Tech College is $9,618. In-state students do not receive a discount, however you may be able to reduce your price if you receive financial aid. Undergraduate Certificate recipients from Mech-Tech College accumulate an average of $6,095 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 4% were women.

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907 Total Awards
$10,011 Avg Student Debt

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts - Boulder came in at #18 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts - Boulder is a small private for-profit school located in Boulder, Colorado that handed out 907 undergraduate certificates in 2018-2019.

Undergraduate Certificate recipients from Escoffier - Boulder accumulate an average of $10,011 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 71% were women.

Escoffier - Boulder does have options available for those who want to take online classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. In fact, around 89% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#19

Aveda Institute - Covington

Covington, Louisiana
886 Total Awards
$10,482 Avg Student Debt

Aveda Institute - Covington landed the #19 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular undergraduate certificate trade school programs. Aveda Institute - Covington is a small private for-profit school located in Covington, Louisiana that handed out 886 undergraduate certificates in 2018-2019.

Undergraduate Certificate recipients from Aveda Institute - Covington accumulate an average of $10,482 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 94% were women.

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873 Total Awards
$4,322 Average Tuition & Fees
$11,395 Avg Student Debt

Cuyahoga Community College District landed the #20 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular undergraduate certificate trade school programs. Cuyahoga Community College District is a large public school located in Cleveland, Ohio that handed out 873 undergraduate certificates in 2018-2019.

In-state students pay an average of $4,322 in tuition and fees if they attend Cuyahoga Community College District full time. If you are from out of state, expect to pay an average of $8,136. By the time they get their undergraduate certificate, students from this school have racked up an average of $11,395 in student loans. Around 40% of those degree recipients were women.

Cuyahoga Community College District does have options available for those who want to take online classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 50% took at least some of their classes online.

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#21

Central New Mexico Community College

Albuquerque, New Mexico
846 Total Awards
$1,650 Average Tuition & Fees
$6,742 Avg Student Debt

Central New Mexico Community College came in at #21 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. CNM is a public institution located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The school has a large population, and it awarded 846 undergraduate certificates in 2018-2019.

Full-time students from New Mexico pay an average of $1,650 in tuition and fees if they choose to attend CNM. Out-of-state students pay an average of $7,410. Undergraduate Certificate recipients from CNM accumulate an average of $6,742 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 35% were women.

Depending on your major, you may be able to take online classes at CNM. In fact, around 42% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#22

DeVry University - Illinois

Chicago, Illinois
844 Total Awards
$15,303 Average Tuition & Fees
$13,335 Avg Student Debt

With a ranking of #22, DeVry University - Illinois did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for trade school students working on their undergraduate certificate. Located in Chicago, Illinois, the fairly large private for-profit school handed out 844 undergraduate certificate awards in 2018-2019.

If you don’t receive financial aid, you can expect a bill for $15,303 to cover tuition and fees at DeVry University - Illinois. The school does not offer an in-state discount. By the time they get their undergraduate certificate, students from this school have racked up an average of $13,335 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 94% were women.

One thing to take note of is that DeVry University - Illinois does offer online classes in some areas. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 97% took at least some of their classes online.

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#23

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Green Bay, Wisconsin
781 Total Awards
$4,577 Average Tuition & Fees
$12,299 Avg Student Debt

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College came in at #23 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Green Bay, Wisconsin is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out undergraduate certificates to 781 students in 2018-2019.

The average in-state tuition and fees for students at NWTC is $4,577. Those students who come from outside the state pay an average of $6,625. By the time they get their undergraduate certificate, students from this school have racked up an average of $12,299 in student loans. Around 57% of those degree recipients were women.

NWTC does have options available for those who want to take online classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 30% of undergraduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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#24

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts

San Mateo, California
768 Total Awards
$13,378 Avg Student Debt

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts came in at #24 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools ranking. Located in San Mateo, California, the small private for-profit school awarded 768 diplomas to qualifed undergraduate certificate students in 2018-2019.

On average, undergraduate certificate students take out $13,378 in loans while pursuing their degree. Around 89% of those degree recipients were women.

Depending on your major, you may be able to take online classes at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts. In fact, around 19% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#25

Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
747 Total Awards
$4,658 Average Tuition & Fees
$11,704 Avg Student Debt

Milwaukee Area Technical College ranked #25 on this year’s Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools list. This fairly large public school is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and it awarded 747 undergraduate certificates in 2018-2019.

Full-time students from Wisconsin pay an average of $4,658 in tuition and fees if they choose to attend MATC. If you are from out of state, expect to pay an average of $6,706. By the time they get their undergraduate certificate, students from this school have racked up an average of $11,704 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 36% were women.

Online courses are available at MATC, but you will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your field of interest. In 2017-2018 about 28% of the undergraduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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Not only did these schools make the top 50 list, but they also landed in the top 15% of this year’s ranking:

#26

National Holistic Institute

Emeryville, California
#27

SOWELA Technical Community College

Lake Charles, Louisiana
#28

Eastfield College

Mesquite, Texas
#29

ECPI University

Virginia Beach, Virginia
#32

Baton Rouge Community College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
#34

San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico
#35

Institute of Technology

Clovis, California
#36

Northwest Career College

Las Vegas, Nevada
#37

Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, Wisconsin
#40

American Career College - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California
#41

UEI College-Bakersfield

Bakersfield, California
#42

Erwin Technical College

Tampa, Florida
#43

NASCAR Technical Institute

Mooresville, North Carolina
#44

South Texas College

McAllen, Texas
#45

Southern Technical College

Orlando, Florida
#46

Hunter Business School

Levittown, New York
#47

Pickens Technical College

Aurora, Colorado
#48

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, Texas
#48

Hondros College of Nursing

Westerville, Ohio

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Rank School Location
51 South Louisiana Community College Lafayette, LA
52 American Career College - Ontario Ontario, CA
53 Cedar Valley College Lancaster, TX
54 Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College Minden, LA
55 Delta Technical College Horn Lake, MS
56 Universal Technical Institute - Illinois Lisle, IL
57 UEI College-Fresno Fresno, CA
58 The Refrigeration School Phoenix, AZ
59 UEI College-Gardena Gardena, CA
60 Lincoln College of Technology - Grand Prairie Grand Prairie, TX
61 Columbus State Community College Columbus, OH
61 Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield, MO
63 Florida Career College - Orlando Orlando, FL
64 Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles, CA
65 Palm Beach State College Lake Worth, FL
66 Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire, WI
66 Central Georgia Technical College Warner Robins, GA
68 Lincoln Technical Institute - Mahwah Mahwah, NJ
69 Northshore Technical Community College Bogalusa, LA
70 Wichita Area Technical College Wichita, KS
71 American Career College - Anaheim Anaheim, CA
72 United Education Institute-Encino Encino, CA
73 Davis Technical College Kaysville, UT
74 Lincoln Technical Institute - East Windsor East Windsor, CT
75 United Education Institute-Morrow Morrow, GA
76 United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus Huntington Park, CA
77 Pima Medical Institute - Chula Vista Chula Vista, CA
78 Delgado Community College New Orleans, LA
79 Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI
80 Florida Career College - West Palm Beach West Palm Beach, FL
81 Bluegrass Community and Technical College Lexington, KY
82 Mountainland Technical College Lehi, UT
83 Somerset Community College Somerset, KY
84 Escuela Hotelera de San Juan Hato Rey, PR
85 Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield, Illinois Springfield, IL
86 Wichita Technical Institute Wichita, KS
87 Atlantic Technical College Coconut Creek, FL
88 Francis Tuttle Technology Center Oklahoma City, OK
89 Sheridan Technical College Hollywood, FL
90 South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-San Antonio San Antonio, TX
91 Intellitec College - Grand Junction Grand Junction, CO
91 Georgia Northwestern Technical College Rome, GA
93 Jersey College Teterboro, NJ
94 Tyler Junior College Tyler, TX
95 The College of Health Care Professions - Northwest Houston, TX
96 Pima Medical Institute - Tucson Tucson, AZ
96 Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia, MS
98 Florida Career College Pembroke Pines, FL
99 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Memphis Memphis, TN
100 Perry Technical Institute Yakima, WA
100 Sinclair Community College Dayton, OH
102 Philadelphia Technician Training Philadelphia, PA
102 Maysville Community and Technical College Maysville, KY
104 Hennepin Technical College Brooklyn Park, MN
104 Trinity Valley Community College Athens, TX
106 Jones County Junior College Ellisville, MS
107 George Washington University Washington, DC
108 Pima Medical Institute - Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
108 United Education Institute-Chula Vista Chula Vista, CA
110 Midwest Technical Institute - East Peoria East Peoria, IL
111 The College of Health Care Professions - Southwest Houston Houston, TX
111 Florida State College at Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
113 Olympic College Bremerton, WA
114 Lincoln College of Technology - Denver Denver, CO
115 Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, IA
116 United Education Institute-Anaheim Anaheim, CA
117 Houston Community College Houston, TX
117 Arizona Automotive Institute Glendale, AZ
117 UEI College-Riverside Riverside, CA
117 Lincoln Technical Institute - Shelton Shelton, CT
121 United Education Institute-West Covina West Covina, CA
122 Arclabs Piedmont, SC
122 Tulsa Technology Center Tulsa, OK
124 Kaplan University-Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
125 Moore Norman Technology Center Norman, OK
125 Ogden-Weber Technical College Ogden, UT
125 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Nashville Nashville, TN
128 Augusta Technical College Augusta, GA
128 Florida Career College - Hialeah Hialeah, FL
130 Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Shell Lake, WI
130 Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL
130 Automeca Technical College - Bayamon Bayamon, PR
133 River Parishes Community College Gonzales, LA
134 PCI Health Training Center Dallas, TX
134 Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City, IA
134 Metro Technology Centers Oklahoma City, OK
137 Stark State College North Canton, OH
138 Washburn Institute of Technology Topeka, KS
138 EDIC College Caguas, PR
140 Orange Coast College Costa Mesa, CA
141 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Knoxville Knoxville, TN
141 Manatee Technical College Bradenton, FL
143 Ashland Community and Technical College Ashland, KY
143 Berkeley College - Woodland Park Woodland Park, NJ
145 Pioneer Pacific College Wilsonville, OR
145 Pima Medical Institute - Renton Renton, WA
147 Tulsa Welding School-Houston Houston, TX
147 Navarro College Corsicana, TX
149 Lincoln College of Technology - Columbia Columbia, MD
150 College of DuPage Glen Ellyn, IL
151 Allen School - Brooklyn Brooklyn, NY
152 Texas State Technical College Waco, TX
153 Douglas J Aveda Institute East Lansing, MI
154 Fort Myers Technical College Fort Myers, FL
154 Lincoln Technical Institute - Lincoln Lincoln, RI
156 United Education Institute-UEI College Stockton Stockton, CA
157 Florida Career College - Lauderdale Lakes Lauderdale Lakes, FL
157 City Colleges of Chicago - Richard J Daley College Chicago, IL
159 Liceo de Arte y Tecnologia San Juan, PR
160 Wallace State Community College, Hanceville Hanceville, AL
161 Fortis Institute - Wayne Wayne, NJ
161 Arizona College - Glendale Glendale, AZ
163 Texarkana College Texarkana, TX
163 Pennco Tech-Blackwood Blackwood, NJ
165 Pima Medical Institute - Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO
165 Central Louisiana Technical Community College Alexandria, LA
167 Macomb Community College Warren, MI
168 Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Valdosta, GA
169 Lake Land College Mattoon, IL
169 South Plains College Levelland, TX
171 Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio San Antonio, TX
171 Joliet Junior College Joliet, IL
173 Southern California Institute of Technology Anaheim, CA
173 Bridgerland Technical College Logan, UT
175 Lanier Technical College Oakwood, GA
176 South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-Weslaco Weslaco, TX
176 West Kentucky Community and Technical College Paducah, KY
178 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Dickson Dickson, TN
179 Delta Technical College - Ridgeland Ridgeland, MS
180 Rasmussen College - Minnesota St. Cloud, MN
181 Universal Technical Institute - Long Beach Long Beach, CA
181 Daytona State College Daytona Beach, FL
181 Pima Medical Institute - Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
181 Minnesota State Community and Technical College Fergus Falls, MN
185 Dorsey Schools, Madison Heights Madison Heights, MI
185 Saint Paul College Saint Paul, MN
187 Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Troy, OH
187 Escuela Tecnica de Electricidad Ponce, PR
189 Olympian Academy of Cosmetology Alamogordo, NM
190 Louisiana Delta Community College Monroe, LA
190 Florida Career College - Tampa Tampa, FL
190 The College of Health Care Professions - Fort Worth Fort Worth, TX
193 Southern Crescent Technical College Griffin, GA
193 Central Community College Grand Island, NE
195 Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City, KS
195 Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, IA
197 Portland Community College Portland, OR
197 St Cloud Technical and Community College Saint Cloud, MN
199 Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Atlanta Duluth, GA
200 Fortis College - Landover Landover, MD
201 Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids, MI
202 Northcentral Technical College Wausau, WI
202 Lincoln Technical Institute - Allentown Allentown, PA
202 The College of Health Care Professions - Austin Austin, TX
205 Pima Medical Institute - Houston Houston, TX
205 Empire Beauty School-Manhattan New York, NY
207 Dorsey Schools, Roseville Roseville, MI
207 Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College Bowling Green, KY
207 National Aviation Academy of Tampa Bay Clearwater, FL
210 Lorenzo Walker Technical College Naples, FL
210 Unitech Training Academy-Lafayette Lafayette, LA
210 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Morristown Morristown, TN
213 The College of Health Care Professions - McAllen Campus McAllen, TX
213 Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Tulsa, OK
213 Southern Careers Institute - San Antonio (NW Loop) San Antonio, TX
216 Altierus Career College - Norcross Norcross, GA
216 Renton Technical College Renton, WA
216 Southern Careers Institute - San Antonio (SW Military Drive) San Antonio, TX
219 Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh, PA
220 Remington College - Dallas Campus Garland, TX
220 Tarrant County College District Fort Worth, TX
222 Community Care College Tulsa, OK
222 Albany Technical College Albany, GA
222 Big Sandy Community and Technical College Prestonsburg, KY
222 Clover Park Technical College Lakewood, WA
222 Owensboro Community and Technical College Owensboro, KY
227 Coyne College Chicago, IL
227 Lincoln Technical Institute - Whitestone Whitestone, NY
229 Holmes Community College Goodman, MS
229 Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee, WI
229 Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield, Missouri Springfield, MO
232 Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac, WI
232 Southern Careers Institute - Harlingen Harlingen, TX
234 Pima Medical Institute - Albuquerque Albuquerque, NM
234 Allen School - Jamaica Jamaica, NY
234 Fortis College - Smyrna Smyrna, GA
237 Lansing Community College Lansing, MI
237 Guilford Technical Community College Jamestown, NC
239 El Centro College Dallas, TX
239 Aveda Institute - Tallahassee Tallahassee, FL
241 Universal Technical Institute - Rancho Cucamonga Rancho Cucamonga, CA
241 Pinellas Technical College-St. Petersburg Saint Petersburg, FL
243 Midwest Technical Institute - Moline Moline, IL
243 Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, CA
245 Ohio Technical College Cleveland, OH
246 Lincoln Technical Institute - New Britain New Britain, CT
246 Dakota County Technical College Rosemount, MN
246 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Pulaski Pulaski, TN
249 Broward College Fort Lauderdale, FL
250 Gadsden State Community College Gadsden, AL
250 West Georgia Technical College Waco, GA
250 Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville, KY
253 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Murfreesboro Murfreesboro, TN
254 Divers Institute of Technology Seattle, WA
254 Spokane Community College Spokane, WA
254 Pima Medical Institute - Denver Denver, CO
257 United Education Institute-UEI College San Marcos San Marcos, CA
257 Pima Medical Institute - Seattle Seattle, WA
257 Lake Technical College Eustis, FL
257 Dayton School of Medical Massage Dayton, OH
261 Lincoln College of Technology - Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
261 William T McFatter Technical College Davie, FL
261 Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar, IA
264 Vincennes University Vincennes, IN
264 Evergreen Beauty and Barber College-Everett Everett, WA
264 Odessa College Odessa, TX
264 Automeca Technical College - Ponce Ponce, PR
268 Technical Education Center-Osceola Kissimmee, FL
269 Erie 1 BOCES West Seneca, NY
270 Universal Technical Institute of Massachusetts Inc Norwood, MA
271 Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester McAlester, OK
272 Fortis Institute - Houston Houston, TX
272 South Arkansas Community College El Dorado, AR
272 Universal Technical Institute - Avondale Avondale, AZ
275 The College of Health Care Professions - San Antonio San Antonio, TX
275 Emily Griffith Technical College Denver, CO
275 Indian River State College Fort Pierce, FL
278 Rasmussen College - Florida Ocala, FL
279 Lincoln Technical Institute - Paramus Paramus, NJ
280 Southern Regional Technical College Thomasville, GA
280 Ocean County Vocational-Technical School Toms River, NJ
280 Fortis College - Columbus Westerville, OH
283 MIAT College of Technology Canton, MI
283 New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants Long Island City, NY
283 Pima Medical Institute - El Paso El Paso, TX
283 Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas De Queen, AR
287 Altierus Career College - Bissonnet Houston, TX
288 Brookhaven College Farmers Branch, TX
288 Florida Vocational Institute Miami, FL
290 Amarillo College Amarillo, TX
290 Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta, GA
290 Gordon Cooper Technology Center Shawnee, OK
290 Lincoln Technical Institute - Moorestown Moorestown, NJ
290 Southern Careers Institute - Brownsville Brownsville, TX
295 The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio, TX
296 Coastal Pines Technical College Waycross, GA
296 Savannah Technical College Savannah, GA
298 Suncoast Technical College Sarasota, FL
298 Florida Career College - Miami Miami, FL
300 MTI College Sacramento, CA
300 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Elizabethton Elizabethton, TN
302 South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, TX
303 American Institute - Clifton CLIFTON, NJ
304 Rock Valley College Rockford, IL
305 Southern Technical College Fort Myers, FL
305 Santa Fe Community College Santa Fe, NM
307 Anoka Technical College Anoka, MN
307 Institute of Technology Salem, OR
307 Arkansas State University - Newport Newport, AR
307 Florida Career College - Margate Margate, FL
311 Arizona College - Mesa Mesa, AZ
312 Chandler-Gilbert Community College Chandler, AZ
313 Southeastern Institute - Charlotte Charlotte, NC
313 Northland Community and Technical College Thief River Falls, MN
315 United Education Institute-Ontario Ontario, CA
315 Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner School North Little Rock, AR
317 IBMC College Fort Collins, CO
317 Dorsey Schools, Wayne Wayne, MI
317 RGV Careers Pharr, TX
317 University of Antelope Valley Lancaster, CA
321 Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin Las Vegas, NV
321 Meridian Community College Meridian, MS
323 Pima Medical Institute - East Valley Mesa, AZ
323 Valley College-Martinsburg Martinsburg, WV
325 Metropolitan Community College Omaha, NE
325 Fortis College - Montgomery (Atlanta Highway) Montgomery, AL
327 College of Western Idaho Nampa, ID
327 Traviss Technical College Lakeland, FL
327 Moraine Valley Community College Palos Hills, IL
327 Saddleback College Mission Viejo, CA
327 Southern California Health Institute Reseda, CA
332 Florida Education Institute Miami, FL
332 East Valley Institute of Technology Mesa, AZ
332 Butte College Oroville, CA
335 Paul Mitchell the School Temecula Temecula, CA
335 Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg, PA
337 Kilgore College Kilgore, TX
337 Fortis Institute - Birmingham Birmingham, AL
337 North Georgia Technical College Clarkesville, GA
337 Lincoln Technical Institute - Iselin Iselin, NJ
341 Arkansas Tech University Russellville, AR
342 Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts - Austin Austin, TX
342 Seminole State College of Florida Sanford, FL
342 Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs, IA
342 Santa Fe College Gainesville, FL
346 Gwinnett Technical College Lawrenceville, GA
346 Laredo Community College Laredo, TX
348 Ozarka College Melbourne, AR
348 Sacramento City College Sacramento, CA
348 Sonoran Desert Institute Scottsdale, AZ
348 American River College Sacramento, CA
352 D’Mart Institute Barranquitas, PR
352 Pearl River Community College Poplarville, MS
352 John A Logan College Carterville, IL
352 Technical Learning Centers Inc Washington, DC
352 Fortis College - Houston Houston, TX
352 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Livingston Livingston, TN
358 Pensacola State College Pensacola, FL
358 East Mississippi Community College Scooba, MS
358 Southern Careers Institute - Pharr Pharr, TX
361 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Jackson Jackson, TN
362 Orange Technical College - Mid Florida Campus Orlando, FL
362 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Newbern Newbern, TN
362 Eastern Florida State College Cocoa, FL
362 Chemeketa Community College Salem, OR
366 Lincoln College of Technology - Melrose Park Melrose Park, IL
366 Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Inglewood, CA
366 Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd, MN
366 Summit College Colton, CA
370 Walla Walla Community College Walla Walla, WA
370 Southeastern College-West Palm Beach West Palm Beach, FL
372 Universal Technical Institute - Sacramento Sacramento, CA
373 Vernon College Vernon, TX
373 Atlanta Technical College Atlanta, GA
373 Dorsey Schools, Dearborn Detroit, MI
376 North Central Texas College Gainesville, TX
376 Great Lakes Institute of Technology Erie, PA
376 New York Medical Career Training Center Flushing, NY
376 San Jose City College San Jose, CA
380 Central Texas College Killeen, TX
380 Cypress College Cypress, CA
380 San Bernardino Valley College San Bernardino, CA
383 New York Methodist Hospital Center for Allied Health Education Brooklyn, NY
384 Florida Career College - Boynton Beach Boynton Beach, FL
384 South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-Brownsville Brownsville, TX
384 Hazard Community and Technical College Hazard, KY
384 Ridge Technical College Winter Haven, FL
384 Professional Skills Institute Maumee, OH
384 Lake Area Technical Institute Watertown, SD
384 Lancaster County Career and Technology Center Willow Street, PA
391 Bevill State Community College Jasper, AL
391 Southeast Community College Area Lincoln, NE
391 Paul Mitchell the School Houston Houston, TX
394 Elaine Sterling Institute Sandy Springs, GA
394 Remington College - Cleveland Campus Cleveland, OH
394 Universidad Metropolitana San Juan, PR
397 Great Oaks Career Campuses Cincinnati, OH
397 Mountain View College Dallas, TX
399 Fortis College Mobile, AL
399 Johnson County Community College Overland Park, KS
399 Idaho State University Pocatello, ID
402 Pennco Tech-Bristol Bristol, PA
402 Honolulu Community College Honolulu, HI
402 Fayetteville Technical Community College Fayetteville, NC
405 Rogue Community College Grants Pass, OR
405 Texas Barber College Houston, TX
405 Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro, GA
405 Lincoln Technical Institute - Somerville Somerville, MA
409 High Desert Medical College Lancaster, CA
409 Lakeshore Technical College Cleveland, WI
409 Paul Mitchell the School Gastonia Gastonia, NC
409 Mohave Community College Kingman, AZ
409 All-State Career School - Lester Lester, PA
414 Itawamba Community College Fulton, MS
415 Parisian Beauty School Hackensack, NJ
415 Hawaii Medical College Honolulu, HI
415 Pima Medical Institute - Mesa Mesa, AZ
415 West Los Angeles College Culver City, CA
415 Collins Career Center Chesapeake, OH
420 Stone Academy-West Haven West Haven, CT
420 Gateway Technical College Kenosha, WI
420 Bellus Academy - Poway Poway, CA
420 Emma’s Beauty Academy-Juana Diaz Juana Diaz, PR
420 Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati, OH
425 Pima Medical Institute - Aurora Aurora, CO
425 Lamar State College - Orange Orange, TX
425 Florida Career College - UEI College - Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
428 El Paso Community College El Paso, TX
428 Fortis Institute - Towson Towson, MD
428 Erie Community College Buffalo, NY
428 Instituto Educativo Premier Ponce, PR
432 El Camino College Torrance, CA
432 Cisco College Cisco, TX
434 Fortis College - Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH
434 Fortis College - Cuyahoga Falls Cuyahoga Falls, OH
434 University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College North Little Rock, AR
437 Elegance International Hollywood, CA
437 San Joaquin Delta College Stockton, CA
437 Stautzenberger College - Rockford Career College Rockford, IL
437 Wallace Community College, Dothan Dothan, AL
437 Hacienda La Puente Adult Education La Puente, CA
442 Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga, CA
442 Cape Fear Community College Wilmington, NC
444 St Philip’s College San Antonio, TX
444 Professional Technical Institution Inc Bayamon, PR
444 Century College - White Bear Lake White Bear Lake, MN
444 Palomar College San Marcos, CA
448 Southern Careers Institute - Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, TX
448 Pasadena City College Pasadena, CA
448 Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Worcester Worcester, MA
451 Mid-America Technology Center Wayne, OK
451 Aveda Institute - South Florida Davie, FL
451 South Florida State College Avon Park, FL
451 University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Hope, AR
451 Riverside City College Riverside, CA
456 South Florida Institute of Technology Miami, FL
456 South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-McAllen McAllen, TX
458 Career Care Institute Lancaster, CA
458 Florida Career College - Houston Campus Houston, TX
458 Fortis Institute - Lawrenceville Lawrenceville, NJ
458 Carrington College, Spokane Spokane, WA
462 Associated Technical College-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
462 Paul Mitchell the School Esani Roswell, GA
462 First Coast Technical College Saint Augustine, FL
462 Columbus Technical College Columbus, GA
466 ETI School of Skilled Trades Willowbrook, IL
466 Merced College Merced, CA
466 Athens Technical College Athens, GA
466 Standard Healthcare Services - College of Nursing Falls Church, VA
466 Harris School of Business-Upper Darby Campus Upper Darby, PA
466 Ridgewater College Willmar, MN
472 Coastal Carolina Community College Jacksonville, NC
472 George T Baker Aviation Technical College Miami, FL
472 Blake Austin College Vacaville, CA
472 City College of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
476 South Georgia Technical College Americus, GA
476 Central Carolina Community College Sanford, NC
476 Antilles School of Technical Careers San Juan, PR
476 John C Calhoun State Community College Tanner, AL
476 Georgia Career Institute Conyers, GA
481 Cerritos College Norwalk, CA
481 Ross College-Sylvania Sylvania, OH
481 Florida Career College - Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
484 Southern Union State Community College Wadley, AL
484 Alexandria Technical & Community College Alexandria, MN
486 Northern Wyoming Community College District Sheridan, WY
486 Stone Academy-East Hartford East Hartford, CT
488 Aveda Institute - Denver Denver, CO
488 Western Technical College La Crosse, WI
488 Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City Kansas City, MO
491 Blue Cliff College - Metairie Metairie, LA
491 Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Salisbury, NC
491 Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater Clearwater, FL
491 University of Arkansas at Monticello Monticello, AR
491 City Colleges of Chicago - Malcolm X College Chicago, IL
491 Gateway Community and Technical College Florence, KY
497 CET, San Jose San Jose, CA
497 Miller-Motte College Wilmington Wilmington, NC
497 Century College - San Juan San Juan, PR
497 Fortis Institute - Pensacola Pensacola, FL
501 Altierus Career College - Tampa Tampa, FL
501 Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson, KS
501 Grayson College Denison, TX
504 Medspa Academies South Jordan, UT
504 Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City, UT
504 Bismarck State College Bismarck, ND
504 Minnesota West Community and Technical College Granite Falls, MN
504 Sunstate Academy Fort Myers, FL
504 Neosho County Community College Chanute, KS
504 North American Trade Schools Baltimore, MD
511 Wake Technical Community College Raleigh, NC
511 Fortis College - Richmond Richmond, VA
511 Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO
514 Miller-Motte College Conway Conway, SC
514 Wallace Community College, Selma Selma, AL
514 Red River Technology Center Duncan, OK
514 American Institute - West Hartford West Hartford, CT
514 Metropolitan Learning Institute Rego Park, NY
519 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Harriman Harriman, TN
519 Citrus College Glendora, CA
519 University of Northwestern Ohio Lima, OH
519 Northwest-Shoals Community College Muscle Shoals, AL
519 Automeca Technical College - Aguadilla Aguadilla, PR
519 Porter and Chester Institute of Branford Branford, CT
519 YTI Career Institute-York York, PA

Honorable Mentions

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Rank School Location
526 Onondaga Cortland Madison BOCES Liverpool, NY
526 Alaska Career College Anchorage, AK
526 Paris Junior College Paris, TX
529 Lake Washington Institute of Technology Kirkland, WA
529 Coastal Alabama Community College Bay Minette, AL
529 Bella Capelli Academy Monroeville, PA
529 City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College Chicago, IL
533 Marion Technical College Ocala, FL
533 Lawson State Community College - Birmingham Campus Birmingham, AL
533 Miller-Motte College Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN
533 Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara, CA
533 Jean Madeline Aveda Institute Philadelphia, PA
533 New Mexico State University - Dona Ana Las Cruces, NM
539 Herzing University - Madison Madison, WI
539 Central Technology Center Drumright, OK
541 North-West College - Riverside Riverside, CA
541 Baptist Health College - Little Rock Little Rock, AR
541 Bellingham Technical College Bellingham, WA
541 Southeastern Institute - Charleston North Charleston, SC
545 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Crump Crump, TN
545 Fortis Institute - Port Saint Lucie Port Saint Lucie, FL
545 American Institute - Toms River Toms River, NJ
545 Nunez Community College Chalmette, LA
545 Tom P Haney Technical Center Panama City, FL
545 Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Dallas Irving, TX
551 Universal Technical Institute - Dallas Irving, TX
551 Great Plains Technology Center Lawton, OK
551 Lord Fairfax Community College Middletown, VA
551 San Diego City College San Diego, CA
555 Ross Medical Education Center - Madison Heights Madison Heights, MI
555 St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis Saint Louis, MO
555 Florida Barber Academy Plantation, FL
555 McLennan Community College Waco, TX
555 Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Fennimore, WI
555 Lively Technical Center Tallahassee, FL
561 NorthWest Arkansas Community College Bentonville, AR
561 Coahoma Community College Clarksdale, MS
561 Paul Mitchell the School Sherman Oaks Sherman Oaks, CA
561 Mid-State Technical College Wisconsin Rapids, WI
561 Front Range Community College Westminster, CO
561 Remington College - Fort Worth Campus Fort Worth, TX
561 Del Mar College Corpus Christi, TX
561 Galveston College Galveston, TX
561 Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL
570 Valencia College Orlando, FL
570 Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
570 Ross Medical Education Center - Kentwood Kentwood, MI
573 Green Country Technology Center Okmulgee, OK
573 Western Suffolk BOCES Northport, NY
573 Advanced Technology Institute Virginia Beach, VA
573 Clarendon College Clarendon, TX
573 Albany BOCES - Adult Practical Nursing Program Albany, NY
578 American National University Salem, VA
578 Remington College - North Houston Campus Houston, TX
578 Austin Community College District Austin, TX
578 Fortis College - Columbia Columbia, SC
582 All-State Career - Baltimore Baltimore, MD
582 College of Lake County Grayslake, IL
582 Northeast State Community College Blountville, TN
582 Paul Mitchell the School San Diego San Diego, CA
582 Eastern Arizona College Thatcher, AZ
587 Kellogg Community College Battle Creek, MI
587 Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
587 Arkansas State University - Beebe Beebe, AR
587 Tidewater Tech-Trades Norfolk, VA
587 North Central Kansas Technical College Beloit, KS
592 National Career College Panorama City, CA
592 Robert Morgan Educational Center and Technical College Miami, FL
592 Vermont Technical College Randolph, VT
592 Wayne Community College Goldsboro, NC
592 Institute of Beauty Careers Arecibo, PR
597 Clackamas Community College Oregon City, OR
597 Paul Mitchell the School Arlington Arlington, TX
597 Pasco-Hernando State College New Port Richey, FL
597 William Rainey Harper College Palatine, IL
597 Great Basin College Elko, NV
597 Fortis College - Orange Park Orange Park, FL
597 Emma’s Beauty Academy-Mayaguez Mayaguez, PR
597 Pima Community College Tucson, AZ
605 Orange Technical College - Westside Campus Winter Garden, FL
605 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Hohenwald Hohenwald, TN
605 American College of Healthcare Riverside, CA
608 Lincoln Land Community College Springfield, IL
608 Georgia Piedmont Technical College Clarkston, GA
610 Western Technical College El Paso, TX
610 Minnesota State College Southeast Winona, MN
610 Alpena Community College Alpena, MI
610 University of Alaska Fairbanks Fairbanks, AK
610 Withlacoochee Technical College Inverness, FL
610 Highland Community College Highland, KS
610 Riverland Community College Austin, MN
610 Eastern Suffolk BOCES Brentwood, NY
618 Universidad del Este Carolina, PR
618 Pima Medical Institute - San Marcos San-Marcos, CA
618 Carrington College, Boise Boise, ID
618 College of the Mainland Texas City, TX
622 Michigan Career and Technical Institute Plainwell, MI
622 Edgecombe Community College Tarboro, NC
622 St Petersburg College Clearwater, FL
622 Northwest Educational Center Houston, TX
622 George Stone Technical Center Pensacola, FL
627 Automeca Technical College - Caguas Caguas, PR
627 Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Houston Houston, TX
627 Panola College Carthage, TX
627 Automotive Training Center - Warminster Warminster, PA
627 Harris School of Business-Cherry Hill Campus Cherry Hill, NJ
632 Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center Altoona, PA
632 Cape Coral Technical College Cape Coral, FL
632 Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa, IA
632 Miami Dade College Miami, FL
632 Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction, CO
632 Northwest Iowa Community College Sheldon, IA
632 Paul Mitchell the School Fresno Fresno, CA
639 Veeb Nassau County School of Practical Nursing Hicksville, NY
639 InterCoast Colleges - Anaheim Anaheim, CA
639 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Shelbyville Shelbyville, TN
639 Wharton County Junior College Wharton, TX
639 Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
639 Southern Oklahoma Technology Center Ardmore, OK
645 Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City Kansas City, MO
645 Paul Mitchell the School Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO
645 Danville Community College Danville, VA
645 University of Arkansas Community College - Morrilton Morrilton, AR
645 Lake Superior College Duluth, MN
645 Coastal Bend College Beeville, TX
651 Hair Academy Inc-New Carrollton New Carrollton, MD
651 Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics West Mifflin, PA
651 Mildred Elley NYC New York, NY
651 Remington College - Memphis Campus Memphis, TN
651 Pitt Community College Winterville, NC
651 Ross Medical Education Center - Roosevelt Park Roosevelt Park, MI
651 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Athens Athens, TN
651 Southeastern Technical College Vidalia, GA
659 Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Orlando Casselberry, FL
659 Meridian Technology Center Stillwater, OK
659 Fullerton College Fullerton, CA
662 Ross Medical Education Center - Huntsville Huntsville, AL
662 American Educational College Bayamon, PR
662 Unitech Training Academy-Houma Houma, LA
662 Aveda Institute Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
662 Eric Fisher Academy Wichita, KS
662 Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-West New York West New York, NJ
662 Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport, IA
669 National Aviation Academy of New England Concord, MA
669 Celebrity School of Beauty Miami, FL
669 New York Automotive and Diesel Institute Jamaica, NY
669 Paul Mitchell the School Costa Mesa Costa Mesa, CA
669 Platt College - North OKC Oklahoma City, OK
669 Unitek College Hayward, CA
669 Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
669 Lincoln Technical Institute - South Plainfield South Plainfield, NJ
669 Advanced Training Institute Las Vegas, NV
678 Northeast Technology Center-Pryor Pryor, OK
678 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Covington Covington, TN
678 Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell Campus Roswell, NM
678 Lane Community College Eugene, OR
678 Bakersfield College Bakersfield, CA
678 Anne Arundel Community College Arnold, MD
678 East Arkansas Community College Forrest City, AR
678 Southeastern Community College West Burlington, IA
686 Charlotte Technical College Port Charlotte, FL
686 Avalon School of Cosmetology - Mesa Mesa, AZ
686 Clark College Vancouver, WA
686 State Technical College of Missouri Linn, MO
686 Neo-Esthetique European Institute San Juan, PR
691 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Paris Paris, TN
691 Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
691 Reedley College Reedley, CA
691 Schoolcraft College Livonia, MI
691 ATA Career Education Spring Hill, FL
691 Career Quest Learning Centers - Lansing Lansing, MI
691 Branford Hall Career Institute - Jersey City Jersey City, NJ
691 Clary Sage College Tulsa, OK
691 Rasmussen College - Illinois Rockford, IL
691 Western Technology Center Burns Flat, OK

Notes and References

Footnotes

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

References

  • 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 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).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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