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2022 Best Plumbing & Water Supply Schools

13 Colleges in the United States
230 Plumbing Degrees Awarded
$25,880 Avg Early-Career Salary
If you're seeking a degree in plumbing and water supply, you will have fewer peers than average since the major degree program is the #309 one in the country in terms of popularity.As such, your educational options may be more limited than if you were in a more popular field.

College Factual reviewed 13 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for degree seekers in the field of plumbing and water supply. Combined, these schools handed out 230 degrees in plumbing and water supply to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Plumbing & Water Supply School

Best Plumbing & Water Supply Schools The plumbing program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Plumbing & Water Supply rankings. We derive our Best Overall Plumbing & Water Supply 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.

Plumbing & Water Supply Rankings by Degree Level

The plumbing school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Plumbing & Water Supply Schools. 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.

Best Schools for Plumbing & Water Supply in the United States

Although we recommend filtering by degree level first, you can view the list below to see which schools give the educational experience for the plumbing degree levels they offer.

10 Top Schools in Plumbing

#1

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In IN
108 Plumbing Degrees Awarded

Ivy Tech Community College is a great choice for students pursuing a degree in plumbing and water supply. Located in the large city of Indianapolis, Ivy Tech Community College is a public college with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #835 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Ivy Tech Community College is a great college overall.

There were roughly 108 plumbing and water supply students who graduated with this degree at Ivy Tech Community College in the most recent data year.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MI

It is difficult to beat Washtenaw Community College if you wish to pursue a degree in plumbing and water supply. Located in the large suburb of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Community College is a public college with a fairly large student population. This college ranks 42nd out of 67 schools for overall quality in the state of Michigan.

There were about 24 plumbing and water supply students who graduated with this degree at Washtenaw Community College in the most recent data year.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In RI
$14,167 Median Student Debt

New England Institute of Technology is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a degree in plumbing and water supply. New England Tech is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of East Greenwich. A Best Schools rank of #274 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means New England Tech is a great school overall.

There were approximately 20 plumbing and water supply students who graduated with this degree at New England Tech in the most recent data year.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In PA

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a wonderful option for students interested in a degree in plumbing and water supply. Located in the city of Lancaster, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a public college with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #266 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a great college overall.

There were about 11 plumbing and water supply students who graduated with this degree at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in the most recent year we have data available.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In ME

Located in the town of Presque Isle, Northern Maine Community College is a public college with a small student population. This college ranks 20th out of 23 colleges for overall quality in the state of Maine.

There were about 4 plumbing and water supply students who graduated with this degree at Northern Maine Community College in the most recent year we have data available.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MN

Located in the small city of Saint Cloud, St Cloud Technical and Community College is a public college with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #892 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means St Cloud Technical and Community College is a great college overall.

There were approximately 2 plumbing and water supply students who graduated with this degree at St Cloud Technical and Community College in the most recent year we have data available.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In CA

Los Angeles Trade Technical College is a large public college located in the city of Los Angeles. A Best Schools rank of #1109 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Los Angeles Trade Technical College is a great college overall.

There were approximately 7 plumbing and water supply students who graduated with this degree at Los Angeles Trade Technical College in the most recent year we have data available.

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#8

Hinds Community College

Raymond, MS
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In MS

Located in the town of Raymond, Hinds Community College is a public college with a fairly large student population. This college ranks 9th out of 30 colleges for overall quality in the state of Mississippi.

There were about 5 plumbing and water supply students who graduated with this degree at Hinds Community College in the most recent data year.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In KY

Located in the small city of Elizabethtown, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is a public college with a medium-sized student population. This college ranks 23rd out of 45 schools for overall quality in the state of Kentucky.

There were about 2 plumbing and water supply students who graduated with this degree at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College in the most recent data year.

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#10

Vincennes University

Vincennes, IN
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In IN

Vincennes University is a large public university located in the town of Vincennes. This university ranks 25th out of 48 colleges for overall quality in the state of Indiana.

There were approximately 7 plumbing and water supply students who graduated with this degree at Vincennes University in the most recent year we have data available.

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Plumbing & Water Supply by Region

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

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One of 6 majors within the Construction Trades area of study, Plumbing & Water Supply has other similar majors worth exploring.

Plumbing Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Pipefitting/Pipefitter & Sprinkler Fitter 141
Plumbing Technology/Plumber 86
Well Drilling/Driller 3

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 3,178
Building Management & Inspection 1,586
Construction 556
Carpentry 533
Masonry 50
Other Construction 32

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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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Tomwsulcer.

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