Industrial Production Technology

2022 Best Industrial Production Technology Schools

180 Colleges in the United States
6,753 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded
$49,214 Avg Early-Career Salary
A degree in industrial production technology is more popular than many other degrees. In fact, it ranks #98 out of 368 on popularity of all such degrees in the nation. As a result, there are many college that offer the degree, making your choice of school a hard one.

College Factual reviewed 180 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for degree seekers in the field of industrial production technology. Combined, these schools handed out 6,753 degrees in industrial production technology to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Industrial Production Technology School

Best Industrial Production Technology Schools Your choice of industrial production technology school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. For our Best Overall Industrial Production Technology School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Pick Your Industrial Production Technology Degree Level

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Industrial Production Technology Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision. If you'd like to restrict your choices to just one part of the country, you can filter this list by location.

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Best Schools for Industrial Production Technology in the United States

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 industrial production tech degrees they offer, see the list below. Only those schools that rank in the top 15% of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.

25 Top Schools in Industrial Production Tech

#1

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In IN
127 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

It's hard to beat Purdue University - Main Campus if you wish to pursue a degree in industrial production technology. Located in the city of West Lafayette, Purdue is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #106 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Purdue is a great university overall.

There were roughly 127 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at Purdue in the most recent year we have data available.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In TX
115 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

It is hard to beat Texas A&M University - College Station if you want to pursue a degree in industrial production technology. Texas A&M College Station is a very large public university located in the medium-sized city of College Station. A Best Schools rank of #81 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Texas A&M College Station is a great university overall.

There were roughly 115 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at Texas A&M College Station in the most recent data year.

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#3

University of Dayton

Dayton, OH
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In OH

University of Dayton is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a degree in industrial production technology. Located in the medium-sized city of Dayton, UDayton is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #232 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UDayton is a great university overall.

There were approximately 30 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at UDayton in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In WI
168 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

Every student who is interested in industrial production technology has to check out University of Wisconsin - Platteville. Located in the distant town of Platteville, UW - Platteville is a public university with a medium-sized student population. A Best Schools rank of #268 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UW - Platteville is a great university overall.

There were roughly 168 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at UW - Platteville in the most recent year we have data available.

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#5

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
66 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

UNI is a medium-sized public university located in the small city of Cedar Falls. A Best Schools rank of #229 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UNI is a great university overall.

There were approximately 66 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at UNI in the most recent data year. Industrial Production Technology degree recipients from University of Northern Iowa get an earnings boost of about $9,686 over the typical earnings of industrial production technology majors.

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#6

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
8th Most Popular In NY

Located in the small city of Ithaca, Cornell is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #16 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Cornell is a great university overall.

There were about 6 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at Cornell in the most recent year we have data available.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
12th Most Popular In OH

ONU is a small private not-for-profit university located in the town of Ada. A Best Schools rank of #173 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means ONU is a great university overall.

There were about 9 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at ONU in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in industrial production technology from Ohio Northern University

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
72 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

Illinois State is a fairly large public university located in the suburb of Normal. A Best Schools rank of #230 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Illinois State is a great university overall.

There were roughly 72 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at Illinois State in the most recent data year. Those industrial production technology students who get their degree from Illinois State University receive $4,386 more than the average industrial production tech grad.

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#9

Bismarck State College

Bismarck, ND
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
68 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Bismarck, BSC is a public college with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #351 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means BSC is a great college overall.

There were about 68 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at BSC in the most recent data year. Those industrial production technology students who get their degree from Bismarck State College earn $26,986 more than the standard industrial production tech grad.

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#10

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
157 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

Located in the town of Big Rapids, Ferris is a public university with a large student population. This university ranks 15th out of 67 schools for overall quality in the state of Michigan.

There were roughly 157 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at Ferris in the most recent year we have data available. Those industrial production technology students who get their degree from Ferris State University earn $23,086 more than the typical industrial production tech student.

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#11

San Jose State University

San Jose, CA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In CA
106 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of San Jose, San Jose State is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #263 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means San Jose State is a great university overall.

There were about 106 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at San Jose State in the most recent year we have data available.

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#12

East Carolina University

Greenville, NC
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
205 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

Located in the small city of Greenville, ECU is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 11th out of 113 schools for overall quality in the state of North Carolina.

There were approximately 205 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at ECU in the most recent year we have data available. Students who receive their degree from the industrial production tech program earn an average of $50,900 in the first couple years of their career.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In NY
41 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

Located in the suburb of Rochester, RIT is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #250 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means RIT is a great school overall.

There were about 41 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at RIT in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
116 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

SIUC is a large public university located in the city of Carbondale. This university ranks 32nd out of 102 schools for overall quality in the state of Illinois.

There were roughly 116 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at SIUC in the most recent data year. After graduation, industrial production tech degree recipients usually make around $50,400 in the first five years of their career.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In LA
143 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

River Parishes Community College is a small public college located in the rural area of Gonzales. This college ranks 4th out of 35 schools for overall quality in the state of Louisiana.

There were about 143 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at River Parishes Community College in the most recent year we have data available.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
123 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

Located in the small city of Lake Charles, SOWELA is a public college with a small student population.

There were roughly 123 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at SOWELA in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the industrial production technology program at SOWELA Technical Community College make $13,686 above the average college grad with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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#17

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, KS
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
82 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

Pitt State is a medium-sized public university located in the town of Pittsburg. This university ranks 11th out of 54 colleges for overall quality in the state of Kansas.

There were about 82 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at Pitt State in the most recent year we have data available. Industrial Production Technology degree recipients from Pittsburg State University earn a boost of around $10,186 above the average earnings of industrial production technology majors.

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#18

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

WMU is a fairly large public university located in the city of Kalamazoo. This university ranks 17th out of 67 schools for overall quality in the state of Michigan.

There were approximately 27 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at WMU in the most recent year we have data available. Those industrial production technology students who get their degree from Western Michigan University receive $18,086 more than the standard industrial production tech grad.

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#19

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, MI
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In MI

Saginaw Valley State University is a medium-sized public university located in the medium-sized suburb of University Center. This university ranks 23rd out of 67 schools for overall quality in the state of Michigan.

There were approximately 18 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at Saginaw Valley State University in the most recent data year.

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#20

New England Institute of Technology

East Greenwich, RI
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In RI

Located in the large suburb of East Greenwich, New England Tech is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #274 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means New England Tech is a great school overall.

There were about 15 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at New England Tech in the most recent data year.

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#21

Olympic College

Bremerton, WA
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In WA
209 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

OC is a moderately-sized public college located in the city of Bremerton. This college ranks 31st out of 58 schools for overall quality in the state of Washington.

There were about 209 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at OC in the most recent data year.

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#22

Baton Rouge Community College

Baton Rouge, LA
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
7th Most Popular In LA
31 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

Located in the medium-sized city of Baton Rouge, BRCC is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. This college ranks 16th out of 35 colleges for overall quality in the state of Louisiana.

There were approximately 31 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at BRCC in the most recent year we have data available.

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#23

Lake Superior State University

Sault Ste Marie, MI
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
14th Most Popular In MI

Located in the remote town of Sault Ste Marie, Lake Superior State University is a public university with a small student population. This university ranks 30th out of 67 schools for overall quality in the state of Michigan.

There were approximately 11 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at Lake Superior State University in the most recent year we have data available.

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Minnesota State Mankato is a large public university located in the small city of Mankato. This university ranks 15th out of 63 colleges for overall quality in the state of Minnesota.

There were roughly 28 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at Minnesota State Mankato in the most recent year we have data available. Those industrial production technology students who get their degree from Minnesota State University - Mankato make $6,986 more than the average industrial production tech graduate.

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#25

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
89 Industrial Production Tech Degrees Awarded

Mississippi State is a fairly large public university located in the remote town of Mississippi State. This university ranks 1st out of 30 colleges for overall quality in the state of Mississippi.

There were approximately 89 industrial production technology students who graduated with this degree at Mississippi State in the most recent data year. Students who receive their degree from the industrial production tech program earn an average of $47,200 in their early career salary.

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Rest of the Top Best Industrial Production Technology Schools

#25

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

Honorable Mentions

Here are some additional great schools for Industrial Production Technology students that almost earned our Best Industrial Production Technology Schools award.

Rank College Location
28 Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport, PA
29 Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, KY
30 Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro, PA
31 Weber State University Ogden, UT
32 Eastern Illinois University Charleston, IL
33 Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud, MN
34 California State University - Fresno Fresno, CA
35 Central Connecticut State University New Britain, CT
36 Oregon Institute of Technology Klamath Falls, OR

Industrial Production Technology by Region

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Region
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New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
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Industrial Production Technology is one of 18 different types of Engineering Technologies programs to choose from.

Industrial Production Tech Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Industrial Technology 3,086
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 2,339
Other Industrial Production Technologies 974
Plastics & Polymer Engineering Technology 180
Welding Engineering Technology 125
Metallurgical Technology 40
Chemical Engineering Technology 6
Composite Materials Technology 2
Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology 1

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering-Related Fields 5,847
Electronics Engineering Technology 4,962
Mechanical Engineering Technology 4,909
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 4,841
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 3,698
Construction Engineering Technology 3,584
Quality Control Technology 3,461
General Engineering Technology 3,190
Computer Engineering Technology 2,418
Engineering Technology (Other) 1,562

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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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