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2022 Most Popular Construction Schools in Illinois

13 Colleges

Finding the Best Construction School for You

With 654 degrees and certificates handed out in 2019-2020, construction is the #73 most popular major in Illinois.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. 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 Illinois ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. Our analysis looked at 13 schools in Illinois 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 Illinois.

#1

Lake Land College

Mattoon, IL

Our 2022 rankings named Lake Land College the most popular school in Illinois for construction students. Lake Land College is a small public school located in the distant town of Mattoon.

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#2

Triton College

River Grove, IL

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Triton College is a great place for construction students. Located in the suburb of River Grove, Triton College is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Southwestern Illinois College is a great place for construction students. SWIC is a medium-sized public school located in the large suburb of Belleville.

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#4

Lincoln Trail College

Robinson, IL

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Lincoln Trail College. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Most Popular Construction Schools in Illinois list. Lincoln Trail College is a small public school located in the rural area of Robinson.

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The excellent programs at Stautzenberger College - Rockford Career College helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best construction schools in Illinois. Stautzenberger College - Rockford Career College is a small private for-profit school located in the city of Rockford.

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#5

Rock Valley College

Rockford, IL

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Rock Valley College is a great place for construction students. Rock Valley College is a moderately-sized public school located in the medium-sized city of Rockford.

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#7

South Suburban College

South Holland, IL

South Suburban College landed the #7 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular construction programs. SSC is a small public school located in the suburb of South Holland.

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#7

Frontier Community College

Fairfield, IL

With a ranking of #7, Frontier Community College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for construction students. Frontier Community College is a small public school located in the remote town of Fairfield.

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#9

John A Logan College

Carterville, IL

John A Logan College landed the #9 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular construction programs. Located in the suburb of Carterville, John A Logan College is a public college with a small student population.

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#9

Wabash Valley College

Mount Carmel, IL

With a ranking of #9, Wabash Valley College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for construction students. Located in the town of Mount Carmel, Wabash Valley College is a public school with a small student population.

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State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 8
Ohio 17
Indiana 7
Wisconsin 1

Construction is one of 6 different types of programs to choose from.

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 13 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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