Best Colleges with Construction Trades Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Construction Trades, you'll find there are a few degrees that can be earned. A major in Construction Trades is a popular major and can be found at many different colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Construction Trades degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Construction Trades degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Construction Trades.

The Best Construction Trades Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Lake Land College Mattoon, IL

Lake Land College offers 2 Construction Trades Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a far away town. In 2015, 424 students graduated in the study area of Construction Trades with students earning 424 Certificates degrees.

2 Arizona Western College Yuma, AZ

Arizona Western College offers 1 Construction Trades Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a small city. In 2015, 315 students graduated in the study area of Construction Trades with students earning 315 Certificates degrees.

3 Liberty University Lynchburg, VA

Liberty University offers 1 Construction Trades Degree program. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Construction Trades with students earning 2 Associate's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
4 Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction, CO

Colorado Mesa University offers 2 Construction Trades Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a small city. In 2015, 11 students graduated in the study area of Construction Trades with students earning 11 Associate's degrees.

5 Northshore Technical Community College Bogalusa, LA

Northshore Technical Community College offers 3 Construction Trades Degree programs. It's a small public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 164 students graduated in the study area of Construction Trades with students earning 164 Certificates degrees.

6 Honolulu Community College Honolulu, HI

Honolulu Community College offers 2 Construction Trades Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a large city. In 2015, 141 students graduated in the study area of Construction Trades with students earning 100 Associate's degrees, and 41 Certificates degrees.

7 Kaskaskia College Centralia, IL

Kaskaskia College offers 2 Construction Trades Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 91 students graduated in the study area of Construction Trades with students earning 91 Certificates degrees.

8 Black Hills State University Spearfish, SD

Black Hills State University offers 1 Construction Trades Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a far away town. In 2015, 3 students graduated in the study area of Construction Trades with students earning 3 Certificates degrees.

9 National University La Jolla, CA

National University offers 1 Construction Trades Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city.

Based on 24 Reviews
10 Utah Valley University Orem, UT

Utah Valley University offers 2 Construction Trades Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Construction Trades with students earning 2 Associate's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews

List of Construction Trades Schools in the U.S.

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public
School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Lake Land College Lake Land College Mattoon, IL
2/5
40 : 1 5,241
Arizona Western College Arizona Western College Yuma, AZ
2/5
34 : 1 7,514
Liberty University Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
4/5
39 : 1 80,494
Colorado Mesa University Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction, CO
2/5
27 : 1 9,448
Northshore Technical Community College Northshore Technical Community College Bogalusa, LA
2/5
39 : 1 3,655
Honolulu Community College Honolulu Community College Honolulu, HI
2/5
28 : 1 4,328
Kaskaskia College Kaskaskia College Centralia, IL
2/5
40 : 1 4,472
Black Hills State University Black Hills State University Spearfish, SD
3/5
30 : 1 4,395
National University National University La Jolla, CA
3/5
30 : 1 17,488
Utah Valley University Utah Valley University Orem, UT
2/5
37 : 1 33,211
Apex Technical School Apex Technical School Long Island City, NY 24 : 1 1,152
Madison Area Technical College Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI
2/5
21 : 1 16,520
Northern Virginia Community College Northern Virginia Community College Annandale, VA
2/5
41 : 1 52,078
Rend Lake College Rend Lake College Ina, IL
2/5
20 : 1 2,303
Southwest Texas Junior College Southwest Texas Junior College Uvalde, TX
2/5
41 : 1 5,661
Wytheville Community College Wytheville Community College Wytheville, VA
2/5
41 : 1 2,915
Southwestern Illinois College Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL
3/5
31 : 1 9,943
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Green Bay, WI
2/5
29 : 1 10,096
Lord Fairfax Community College Lord Fairfax Community College Middletown, VA
2/5
44 : 1 7,002
Rock Valley College Rock Valley College Rockford, IL
3/5
31 : 1 7,651
Wabash Valley College Wabash Valley College Mount Carmel, IL
3/5
86 : 1 4,274
Saint Louis Community College Saint Louis Community College Saint Louis, MO
2/5
26 : 1 18,902
Emily Griffith Technical College Emily Griffith Technical College Denver, CO 87 : 1 4,144
Vincennes University Vincennes University Vincennes, IN
2/5
32 : 1 18,711
Lewis and Clark Community College Lewis and Clark Community College Godfrey, IL
3/5
45 : 1 7,914

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Getting a Construction Trades Degree Online

Schools offering online Construction Trades degrees

Online Construction Trades degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 33 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Construction Trades degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis 0 33 0 0 0
Charter College-Anchorage 0 14 0 0 0
Charter College-Canyon Country 0 2 0 0 0
Vincennes University 0 2 0 0 0
Northwest Technical College 0 1 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Construction Trades degrees?
  • 1 Certificates
  • 6 Associate's

What degrees do people get in Construction Trades?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 67 Colleges 283 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 116 Colleges 1,641 Graduates

Construction Trades Degree Overview

On the start of the search for Construction Trades degrees, know that selections will be narrowed to specialty and short term schools. A degree in Construction Trades will typically not require a extensive amount of time investment and is normally achieved in only a year or two. The most commonplace Construction Trades degree earned was a certificate and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Construction Trades degree that people obtain is an associate's degree. While a certificate is the likely degree choice, obtaining an associate's degree degree isn't out of the question. Although an associate's degree is offered at some schools, getting a traditional degree is not very common. With your goals in mind, look for the Construction Trades degree that can match your flexibility and needs in addition to finding a school with the right opportunities for you to earn that degree.

Average cost of college for a Construction Trades degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$4,373 Public In-State
$7,500 Public Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$4,590 Public In-State
$13,916 Private In-State
$8,103 Public Out-of-State
$13,916 Private Out-of-State
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