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2022 Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools

192 Colleges
$34,436 Avg Salary
$13,247 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Precision Production Associate Degree School for You

In 2019-2020, 52,005 people earned a degree or certificate in precision production, making the major the #22 most popular in the United States.

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.

The Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 192 schools in the United States to see which ones offered the best associate degree programs for students. To come up with a school's ranking, we analyzed numerous factors related to post-graduation wages, the quality of education offered by the school, average accumulated student debt, and more.

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2022 Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools in the United States

Check out the precision production associate degree programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top 25 Top Schools for an Associate in Precision Production

Our analysis found State Technical College of Missouri to be the best school for precision production students who want to pursue a associate degree in the United States. STC is a small public school located in the rural area of Linn.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Pennsylvania College of Technology. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools list. Penn College is a small public school located in the city of Williamsport.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Dunwoody College of Technology is a great place for precision production students working on their associate degree. Located in the city of Minneapolis, Dunwoody College of Technology is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Out of the 192 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Lake Area Technical Institute landed the # 4 spot on the list. Located in the remote town of Watertown, LATI is a public college with a small student population.

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A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Salina Area Technical College is a great place for precision production students working on their associate degree. Salina Tech is a fairly small public school located in the town of Salina.

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With a ranking of #6, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology did quite well on this year’s best schools for precision production students working on their associate degree. Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a small public school located in the city of Lancaster.

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#7

Ranken Technical College

Saint Louis, MO

With a ranking of #7, Ranken Technical College did quite well on this year’s best schools for precision production students working on their associate degree. Ranken Technical College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Saint Louis.

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#8

Western Technical College

La Crosse, WI

Western Technical College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for precision production students to get a associate degree. It came in at #8 on the list. Located in the city of La Crosse, Western Technical College is a public college with a small student population.

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#9

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

Ivy Tech Community College ranked #9 on this year’s Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools list. Ivy Tech Community College is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Indianapolis.

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#10

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park, MN

Hennepin Technical College ranked #10 on this year’s Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools list. Hennepin Technical College is a small public school located in the large suburb of Brooklyn Park.

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Elgin Community College came in at #11 in this year’s edition of the Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools ranking. ECC is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Elgin.

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Texas State Technical College ranked #12 on this year’s Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools list. Located in the midsize city of Waco, TSTC is a public school with a large student population.

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Anoka Technical College came in at #13 in this year’s edition of the Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools ranking. Anoka Technical College is a small public school located in the suburb of Anoka.

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Southeast Community College Area came in at #14 in this year’s edition of the Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools ranking. Located in the city of Lincoln, Southeast Community College is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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#15

Cape Fear Community College

Wilmington, NC

Cape Fear Community College landed the #15 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best associate degree precision production programs. Located in the city of Wilmington, CFCC is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

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North Dakota State College of Science did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for precision production students to get a associate degree. It came in at #16 on the list. Located in the distant town of Wahpeton, North Dakota State College of Science is a public school with a small student population.

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Fox Valley Technical College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for precision production students to get a associate degree. It came in at #17 on the list. FVTC is a large public school located in the midsize suburb of Appleton.

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St Cloud Technical and Community College came in at #18 in this year’s edition of the Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools ranking. St Cloud Technical and Community College is a small public school located in the city of Saint Cloud.

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#19

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

Ferris State University landed the #19 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best associate degree precision production programs. Located in the town of Big Rapids, Ferris is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#20

Ridgewater College

Willmar, MN

Ridgewater College landed the #20 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best associate degree precision production programs. Ridgewater College is a small public school located in the town of Willmar.

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Nashua Community College came in at #21 in this year’s edition of the Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools ranking. Located in the city of Nashua, Nashua Community College is a public school with a small student population.

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#22

South Central College

North Mankato, MN

South Central College ranked #22 on this year’s Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools list. South Central College is a small public school located in the small suburb of North Mankato.

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Waukesha County Technical College came in at #23 in this year’s edition of the Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools ranking. Located in the large suburb of Pewaukee, WCTC is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

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#24

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids Community College landed the #24 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best associate degree precision production programs. Located in the midsize city of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Community College is a public college with a large student population.

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Austin Community College District landed the #25 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best associate degree precision production programs. Located in the large city of Austin, Austin Community College District is a public school with a very large student population.

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Rest of the Top Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools

#26

Moraine Park Technical College

Fond du Lac, WI
#28

Marshalltown Community College

Marshalltown, IA

Honorable Mentions

Here are some additional great schools for Precision Production students that almost earned our Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools award.

Rank College Location
29 Salem Community College Carneys Point, NJ
30 Triangle Tech - Sunbury Sunbury, PA
31 Central Community College Grand Island, NE
32 Advanced Technology Institute Virginia Beach, VA
33 Vincennes University Vincennes, IN
34 Triangle Tech - Greensburg Greensburg, PA
35 Alfred State College Alfred, NY
36 Triangle Tech - Dubois Falls Creek, PA
37 Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd, MN
38 Northcentral Technical College Wausau, WI

Precision Production by Region

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Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

Precision Production Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Precision Metal Working 51,096
Woodworking 609
Other Precision Production 107
Leatherworking & Upholstery 104
Boilermaking 50
Precision Production Trades 39

Related Major Annual Graduates
Personal & Culinary Services 119,853
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 100,894
Construction Trades 37,535
Transportation & Materials Moving 26,683

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 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).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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