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2021 Best Civil Engineering Technology Schools in the Great Lakes Region

8 Colleges
$51,700 Avg Salary
$16,460 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Civil Engineering Technology School for You

Civil Engineering Technology is the #235 most popular major in the country with 1,357 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Civil Engineering Technology Schools in the Great Lakes Region ranking. This report analyzed 8 schools in the Great Lakes Region to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Civil Engineering Technology Schools in the Great Lakes Region

The colleges and universities below are the best for civil engineering tech majors pursuing a .

Top Great Lakes Region Schools in Civil Engineering Tech

#1

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

Our 2021 rankings named Ferris State University the best school in the Great Lakes Region for civil engineering technology students. Located in the town of Big Rapids, Ferris is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Civil Engineering Technology Schools in the Great Lakes Region list. Cincinnati State is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of Cincinnati.

The average amount in student loans that civil engineering tech majors at Cincinnati State take out is $14,380. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $149, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#3

Indiana State University

Terre Haute, IN

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Indiana State University is a great place for civil engineering technology students. Indiana State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Terre Haute.

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The excellent programs at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best civil engineering technology schools in the Great Lakes Region . NWTC is a fairly large public school located in the city of Green Bay.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Alpena Community College. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Best Civil Engineering Technology Schools in the Great Lakes Region list. Located in the rural area of Alpena, Alpena Community College is a public college with a small student population.

The average amount in student loans that civil engineering tech majors at Alpena Community College take out is $6,500. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $67.

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#6

Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH

With a ranking of #6, Youngstown State University did quite well on this year’s best schools for civil engineering technology students. Youngstown State University is a fairly large public school located in the city of Youngstown.

The average amount in student loans that civil engineering tech majors at Youngstown State University take out is $28,500. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $296.

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#7

Stark State College

North Canton, OH

Stark State College ranked #7 on this year’s Best Civil Engineering Technology Schools in the Great Lakes Region list. Stark State College is a large public school located in the suburb of North Canton.

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Sinclair Community College landed the #8 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best civil engineering technology programs. Sinclair Community College is a fairly large public school located in the city of Dayton.

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Best Civil Engineering Technology Colleges by State

Explore the best civil engineering technology schools for a specific state in the Great Lakes region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 33
Ohio 108
Illinois 8
Indiana 14
Wisconsin 58

Civil Engineering Technology is one of 17 different types of programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Civil Engineering Tech

Related Major Annual Graduates
Industrial Production Technology 14,313
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 10,756
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 10,702
Environmental Control Technology 10,042
Electronics Engineering Technology 9,875

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 8 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Sean Mack.

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