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2023 Best Communications Technologies & Support Schools in the Plains States Region

12 Colleges in the Plains States Region
767 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded
$24,825 Avg Early-Career Salary
Communications Technologies & Support degree programs are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of popularity. In fact, the major ranks #32 out of the 38 majors we look at each year. As such, your educational options may be more limited than if you were in a more popular field.

College Factual reviewed 12 schools in the Plains States Region to determine which ones were the best for degree seekers in the field of communications technologies and support. Combined, these schools handed out 767 degrees in communications technologies and support to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Communications Technologies & Support School

Best Communications Technologies & Support Schools in the Plains States Region Your choice of communications technologies and support school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. We derive our Best Overall Communications Technologies & Support School rankings by rolling up our degree-level rankings after weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each school.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

Pick Your Communications Technologies & Support Degree Level

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Communications Technologies & Support Schools in the Plains States Region list, to help you choose the best school for you. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

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More information on how we come up with our rankings can be found here: College Factual's Data Methodology.

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Best Schools for Communications Technologies & Support in the Plains States Region

If you aren't interested in a particular degree level and want to know which schools are the overall best at delivering an education for the communications technologies and support degrees they offer, see the list below.

10 Top Plains States Region Schools in Communications Technologies & Support

#1

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park, MN

Hennepin Technical College is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a degree in communications technologies and support. Located in the large suburb of Brooklyn Park, Hennepin Technical College is a public college with a small student population. A Best Colleges rank of #410 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means Hennepin Technical College is a great college overall.

There were about 18 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Hennepin Technical College in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the communications technologies and support program state that they receive average early career wages of $25,955.

More information about a degree in communications technologies and support from Hennepin Technical College

#2

Southeast Technical College

Sioux Falls, SD

Southeast Technical College is a great choice for students pursuing a degree in communications technologies and support. Southeast Tech is a small public college located in the rural area of Sioux Falls. This college ranks 9th out of 13 colleges for overall quality in the state of South Dakota.

There were about 15 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Southeast Tech in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the communications technologies and support program at Southeast Technical College get $4,997 above the typical college grad in this field shortly after graduation.

More information about a degree in communications technologies and support from Southeast Technical College

#3

Iowa Western Community College

Council Bluffs, IA
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
$12,000 Median Student Debt

Iowa Western Community College is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in communications technologies and support. Located in the city of Council Bluffs, Iowa Western Community College is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. This college ranks 22nd out of 40 colleges for overall quality in the state of Iowa.

There were approximately 14 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Iowa Western Community College in the most recent year we have data available. Soon after graduating, communications technologies and support degree recipients usually earn about $25,448 in their early careers.

More information about a degree in communications technologies and support from Iowa Western Community College

Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
32 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

It's difficult to beat Western Iowa Tech Community College if you wish to pursue a degree in communications technologies and support. Located in the small city of Sioux City, Western Iowa Tech Community College is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. This college ranks 30th out of 40 colleges for overall quality in the state of Iowa.

There were roughly 32 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Western Iowa Tech Community College in the most recent data year. Graduates who receive their degree from the communications technologies and support program earn about $22,569 for their early career.

More information about a degree in communications technologies and support from Western Iowa Tech Community College

Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
72 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

OTC is a large public college located in the midsize city of Springfield. This college ranks 35th out of 48 colleges for overall quality in the state of Missouri.

There were roughly 72 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at OTC in the most recent year we have data available. Graduates who receive their degree from the communications technologies and support program earn an average of $20,590 for their early career.

More information about a degree in communications technologies and support from Ozarks Technical Community College

#6

Webster University

Saint Louis, MO
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
39 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

Located in the suburb of Saint Louis, Webster is a private not-for-profit university with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of #215 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means Webster is a great university overall.

There were about 39 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Webster in the most recent data year. Those communications technologies and support students who get their degree from Webster University earn $2,511 more than the typical communications technologies and support grad.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
$26,500 Median Student Debt

UMN Duluth is a moderately-sized public university located in the small city of Duluth. A Best Colleges rank of #341 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means UMN Duluth is a great university overall.

There were roughly 14 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at UMN Duluth in the most recent data year. Communications Technologies & Support degree recipients from University of Minnesota - Duluth receive an earnings boost of approximately $12,223 above the typical income of communications technologies and support majors.

More information about a degree in communications technologies and support from University of Minnesota - Duluth

Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
36 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

MCAD is a fairly small private not-for-profit college located in the large city of Minneapolis.

There were roughly 36 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at MCAD in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the communications technologies and support program report average early career income of $20,090.

More information about a degree in communications technologies and support from Minneapolis College of Art and Design

#9

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, KS
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
44 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

Located in the distant town of Pittsburg, Pitt State is a public university with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of #847 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means Pitt State is a great university overall.

There were approximately 44 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Pitt State in the most recent data year. Those communications technologies and support students who get their degree from Pittsburg State University earn $8,204 more than the typical communications technologies and support student.

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#10

Kansas City Art Institute

Kansas City, MO
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
40 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Kansas City, Kansas City Art Institute is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

There were about 40 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Kansas City Art Institute in the most recent data year. Students who receive their degree from the communications technologies and support program earn an average of $15,235 in their early career salary.

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Best Communications Technologies & Support Colleges by State

Explore the best communications technologies and support colleges for a specific state in the Plains States Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Kansas 38 127
Minnesota 38 197
Iowa 38 106
South Dakota 38 15
Missouri 38 164
Nebraska 36 11
North Dakota 35 6

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Communications Technologies & Support Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Graphic Communications 479
Audiovisual Communications 233
Communications Technology 54
Other Communication Technology 1

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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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