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Associate’s Degree in Construction

351 Yearly Graduations
$73,000 Median Salary
10% Women
An associate's degree in construction is offered at 61 colleges in the United States. This degree is more popular with male students, and about 54% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.9% of construction graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Construction Majors

In 2017-2018, 351 earned their associate's degree in construction. This earns it the #133 spot on the list of the most popular associate's degree programs in the nation. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in construction at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 1,144
Associate’s Degree 351
Undergraduate Certificate 245

Earnings of Construction Majors With Associate’s Degree

The median salary for graduates holding an associate's degree in construction is $73,000. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $73,000 and the high is $73,000.

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Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for construction majors who have their associate's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue associate's degree in construction. About 90.0% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 316
Women 35
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degree in Construction

The racial-ethnic distribution of construction associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 66
Black or African American 15
Hispanic or Latino 32
White 138
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 97
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Construction Associate's Degree Students

There are 61 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in construction. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Honolulu Community College

Honolulu, Hawaii
135 Yearly Graduations
16% Women
87% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for construction students seekingan associate's degree is Honolulu Community College. Roughly 3,500 attend the school each year. The construction program at Honolulu Community College awarded 135 associate's degree during the 2017-2018 school year. About 16% of this group were women, and 87% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

32 Yearly Graduations
3% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for construction majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology. Each year, around 2,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 32 people received their associate's degree in construction from OSU Institute of Technology. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 3% were women.

#3

Triton College

River Grove, Illinois
28 Yearly Graduations
4% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Triton College is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in construction. Each year, around 10,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 28 people received their associate's degree in construction from Triton College. Around 14% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 4% were women.

#4

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction, Colorado
20 Yearly Graduations
5% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for construction majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Colorado Mesa University. Each year, around 9,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,787 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,000 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 20 people received their associate's degree in construction from Colorado Mesa. Of these students, 5% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

19 Yearly Graduations
89% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for construction majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Southwest Texas Junior College. For the 2017-2018 academic year, 19 associate's degree were handed out to construction majors at Southwest Texas Junior College.

#6

Saint Louis Community College

Saint Louis, Missouri
15 Yearly Graduations
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Saint Louis Community College is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in construction. The construction program at Saint Louis Community College awarded 15 associate's degree during the 2017-2018 school year.

#7

Northern Virginia Community College

Annandale, Virginia
9 Yearly Graduations
11% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northern Virginia Community College comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in construction. Each year, around 51,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The construction program at Northern Virginia Community College awarded 9 associate's degree during the 2017-2018 school year. About 11% of this group were women, and 44% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Iowa Western Community College

Council Bluffs, Iowa
8 Yearly Graduations
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Iowa Western Community College is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in construction. The construction program at Iowa Western Community College awarded 8 associate's degree during the 2017-2018 school year.

#8

Lamar Community College

Lamar, Colorado
8 Yearly Graduations
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lamar Community College is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in construction. The construction program at Lamar Community College awarded 8 associate's degree during the 2017-2018 school year.

7 Yearly Graduations

University of Hawaii Maui College is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in construction. The construction program at University of Hawaii Maui College awarded 7 associate's degree during the 2017-2018 school year.

7 Yearly Graduations
14% Women

Madison Media Institute-Rockford Career College comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in construction. Roughly 400 attend the school each year. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 7 people received their associate's degree in construction from Rockford Career College.

#10

Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia
7 Yearly Graduations
14% Women

Liberty University comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in construction. Each year, around 75,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,837 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,904 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 7 people received their associate's degree in construction from Liberty University.

#10

Oglala Lakota College

Kyle, South Dakota
7 Yearly Graduations

Oglala Lakota College comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in construction. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $2,016 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $1,035 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 7 associate's degree were handed out to construction majors at Oglala Lakota College.

#14

Southwestern Illinois College

Belleville, Illinois
6 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for construction majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Southwestern Illinois College. Roughly 8,800 attend the school each year. The construction program at Southwestern Illinois College awarded 6 associate's degree during the 2017-2018 school year. About 67% of this group were women, and 17% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Charter College

Vancouver, Washington
6 Yearly Graduations
17% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Charter College comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in construction. Each year, around 2,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $22,655 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,604 per year.

The construction program at Charter College awarded 6 associate's degree during the 2017-2018 school year. Of these students, 17% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Ozarks Technical Community College

Springfield, Missouri
5 Yearly Graduations
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for construction majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Ozarks Technical Community College. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 5 people received their associate's degree in construction from OTC.

#16

Frontier Community College

Fairfield, Illinois
5 Yearly Graduations

Frontier Community College is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in construction. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 5 people received their associate's degree in construction from Frontier Community College.

4 Yearly Graduations

Indian Hills Community College is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in construction. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 4 people received their associate's degree in construction from IHCC.

#19

Turtle Mountain Community College

Belcourt, North Dakota
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women

Turtle Mountain Community College comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in construction. Roughly 500 attend the school each year. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 3 people received their associate's degree in construction from TMCC. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 33% were women.

#19

Lincoln Trail College

Robinson, Illinois
3 Yearly Graduations

Lincoln Trail College comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in construction. For the 2017-2018 academic year, 3 associate's degree were handed out to construction majors at Lincoln Trail College.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to construction that offer associate’s degree.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Electrical & Power Installation 3,164
Building Management & Inspection 1,132
Carpentry 477
Plumbing & Water Supply 195
Other Construction 94

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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