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2022 Most Popular Construction Schools in the Great Lakes Region

26 Colleges

Finding the Best Construction School for You

Construction is the #201 most popular major in the country with 2,597 degrees and certificates awarded in 2019-2020.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

The Most Popular Construction Schools in the Great Lakes Region ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. Our analysis looked at 26 schools in the Great Lakes Region to see which programs were the most popular for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from the Construction program at each school on the list.

Check out the construction programs at these schools if you want to attend one of the most popular in the Great Lakes Region .

#1

Lake Land College

Mattoon, IL

Our analysis found Lake Land College to be the most popular school for construction students who want to pursue a degree in the Great Lakes Region . Located in the town of Mattoon, Lake Land College is a public school with a small student population.

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#2

Triton College

River Grove, IL

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Triton College. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Most Popular Construction Schools in the Great Lakes Region list. Triton College is a moderately-sized public school located in the suburb of River Grove.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Southwestern Illinois College is a great place for construction students. Located in the suburb of Belleville, SWIC is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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#4

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

Out of the 26 schools in the Great Lakes Region that were part of this year’s ranking, Ivy Tech Community College landed the # 4 spot on the list. Located in the large city of Indianapolis, Ivy Tech Community College is a public college with a very large student population.

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#5

Great Oaks Career Campuses

Cincinnati, OH

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Great Oaks Career Campuses is a great place for construction students. Located in the suburb of Cincinnati, Great Oaks Career Campuses is a public college with a fairly small student population.

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#6

Vincennes University

Vincennes, IN

Vincennes University landed the #6 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular construction programs. Vincennes University is a large public school located in the town of Vincennes.

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With a ranking of #7, Michigan Career and Technical Institute did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for construction students. Located in the rural area of Plainwell, Michigan Career and Technical Institute is a public school with a fairly small student population.

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#8

Lincoln Trail College

Robinson, IL

Lincoln Trail College landed the #8 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular construction programs. Located in the rural area of Robinson, Lincoln Trail College is a public school with a fairly small student population.

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Washtenaw Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for construction students. It came in at #8 on the list. Located in the suburb of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Community College is a public college with a large student population.

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Stautzenberger College - Rockford Career College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for construction students. It came in at #10 on the list. Located in the city of Rockford, Stautzenberger College - Rockford Career College is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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Best Construction Colleges by State

Explore the best construction colleges for a specific state in the Great Lakes region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 8
Ohio 17
Illinois 654
Indiana 7
Wisconsin 1

One of 6 majors within the area of study, construction has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 22,624
Building Management & Inspection 5,016
Carpentry 4,262
Plumbing & Water Supply 2,429
Masonry 416

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 26 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).
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