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2022 Most Popular Associate Degree Colleges for Engineering Technologies

1,022 Colleges in the United States
24,319 Associate Degrees
An associate degree in engineering technologies is more popular than many other degrees. In fact, it ranks #7 out of 38 on popularity of all such degrees in the nation. So, you have a fair amount of options to choose from when looking for a school.

For its 2022 ranking, College Factual looked at 1,022 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the most popular for engineering technologies students pursuing a associate degree. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 24,319 associate degrees in engineering technologies during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Engineering Technologies School for Your Associate Degree

Most Popular Associate Degree Colleges for Engineering Technologies Your choice of school for getting your associate degree in engineering tech matters. As an aid in helping you pick the right school for you, we created our Most Popular Associate Degree Colleges for Engineering Technologies ranking.

Being popular does not always equate to overall quality, but a school with a large number of engineering technologies students usually has them for a reason. Sometimes this is because the school offers a great educational experience, it is a good value, or it is highly focused on the program.

One Size Does Not Fit All

We have also developed a number of other rankings to help guide you in your decision-making process. To begin with, if this is not the degree level you are most interested in, you may want to check out one of the others noted above. If you would prefer to limit your search to a specific state or region of the county, see our rankings by location. On top of that, you can visit our other rankings for engineering technologies.

Below you'll see a list of the most popular colleges and universities for pursuing an associate degree in engineering technologies. Only those schools that rank in the top 15% of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.

25 Most Well Attended Schools for Engineering Tech Students Working on Their Associate

515 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In TX
#1 Best Quality In TX

Texas State Technical College is a popular option for students interested in an associate degree in engineering technologies. Located in the city of Waco, TSTC is a public college with a fairly large student population. This isn't the only ranking where the school placed. It's also #1 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Texas.

There were approximately 515 engineering technologies students who graduated with this degree at TSTC in the most recent data year.

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#2

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN
508 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In IN
#3 Best Quality In IN

Ivy Tech Community College is one of the most popular schools in the United States for getting an associate degree in engineering technologies. Located in the city of Indianapolis, Ivy Tech Community College is a public college with a very large student population. This isn't the only ranking where the school placed. It's also #3 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Indiana.

There were approximately 508 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at Ivy Tech Community College in the most recent data year.

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#3

Columbia Southern University

Orange Beach, AL
424 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In AL
#5 Best Quality In AL

Columbia Southern University is one of the most popular schools in the United States for getting an associate degree in engineering technologies. Located in the town of Orange Beach, Columbia Southern University is a private for-profit university with a large student population. This isn't the only ranking where the school placed. It's also #5 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Alabama.

There were roughly 424 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at Columbia Southern University in the most recent data year.

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319 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In NY
#11 Best Quality In NY

New York City College of Technology is a popular decision for students pursuing an associate degree in engineering technologies. Located in the city of Brooklyn, City Tech is a public college with a large student population.

There were approximately 319 engineering technologies students who graduated with this degree at City Tech in the most recent year we have data available.

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228 Annual Associate Degrees
#2 Most Popular In TX
#4 Best Quality In TX

San Jacinto College is a very large public college located in the large suburb of Pasadena. You also may be intersted to know that the school ranks #4 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Texas.

There were roughly 228 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at San Jacinto College in the most recent data year.

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#6

Olympic College

Bremerton, WA
216 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In WA
#2 Best Quality In WA

Located in the city of Bremerton, OC is a public college with a medium-sized student population. This isn't the only ranking where the school placed. It's also #2 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Washington.

There were about 216 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at OC in the most recent data year.

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#7

Pasadena City College

Pasadena, CA
213 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In CA
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type

Pasadena City College is a fairly large public college located in the city of Pasadena.

There were about 213 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at Pasadena City College in the most recent data year.

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210 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In LA
#3 Best Quality In LA

SOWELA is a small public college located in the city of Lake Charles. This isn't the only ranking where the school placed. It's also #3 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Louisiana.

There were approximately 210 engineering technologies students who graduated with this degree at SOWELA in the most recent data year.

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203 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In MS
#1 Best Quality In MS

Located in the rural area of Perkinston, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is a public college with a medium-sized student population. This isn't the only ranking where the school placed. It's also #1 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Mississippi.

There were approximately 203 engineering technologies students who graduated with this degree at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in the most recent year we have data available.

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#10

Excelsior College

Albany, NY
202 Annual Associate Degrees
#2 Most Popular In NY
#1 Best Quality In NY

Located in the small city of Albany, Excelsior College is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population. Potential students might also be interested to know that the school ranks #1 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in New York.

There were roughly 202 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at Excelsior College in the most recent year we have data available.

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#11

ITI Technical College

Baton Rouge, LA
200 Annual Associate Degrees
#2 Most Popular In LA
#13 Best Quality In LA

ITI Technical College is a fairly small private for-profit college located in the suburb of Baton Rouge.

There were about 200 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at ITI Technical College in the most recent year we have data available.

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#11

Bismarck State College

Bismarck, ND
200 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In ND
#1 Best Quality In ND

BSC is a small public college located in the small city of Bismarck. This isn't the only ranking where the school placed. It's also #1 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in North Dakota.

There were approximately 200 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at BSC in the most recent year we have data available.

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191 Annual Associate Degrees
#3 Most Popular In LA
#2 Best Quality In LA

Located in the rural area of Gonzales, River Parishes Community College is a public college with a small student population. You also may be intersted to know that the school ranks #2 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Louisiana.

There were roughly 191 engineering technologies students who graduated with this degree at River Parishes Community College in the most recent data year.

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#14

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI
184 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In MI
#3 Best Quality In MI

Ferris is a fairly large public university located in the distant town of Big Rapids. This isn't the only ranking where the school placed. It's also #3 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Michigan.

There were roughly 184 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at Ferris in the most recent data year.

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188 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In OH
#2 Best Quality In OH

Located in the city of Cincinnati, Cincinnati State is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. You also may be intersted to know that the school ranks #2 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Ohio.

There were roughly 188 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at Cincinnati State in the most recent year we have data available.

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173 Annual Associate Degrees
#2 Most Popular In OH
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type

Located in the city of Columbus, Columbus State is a public college with a fairly large student population.

There were approximately 173 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at Columbus State in the most recent data year.

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#17

Vincennes University

Vincennes, IN
163 Annual Associate Degrees
#2 Most Popular In IN
#2 Best Quality In IN

Vincennes University is a fairly large public university located in the remote town of Vincennes. This isn't the only ranking where the school placed. It's also #2 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Indiana.

There were roughly 163 engineering technologies students who graduated with this degree at Vincennes University in the most recent year we have data available.

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#18

ECPI University

Virginia Beach, VA
159 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In VA
#1 Best Quality In VA

ECPI University is a large private for-profit university located in the large city of Virginia Beach. You also may be intersted to know that the school ranks #1 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Virginia.

There were about 159 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at ECPI University in the most recent data year.

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#19

Ranken Technical College

Saint Louis, MO
154 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In MO
#1 Best Quality In MO

Located in the large city of Saint Louis, Ranken Technical College is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. This isn't the only ranking where the school placed. It's also #1 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Missouri.

There were roughly 154 engineering technologies students who graduated with this degree at Ranken Technical College in the most recent year we have data available.

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153 Annual Associate Degrees
#2 Most Popular In AL
#1 Best Quality In AL

Located in the rural area of Tanner, Calhoun Community College is a public college with a medium-sized student population. You also may be intersted to know that the school ranks #1 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Alabama.

There were roughly 153 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at Calhoun Community College in the most recent year we have data available.

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#21

Lee College

Baytown, TX
150 Annual Associate Degrees
#3 Most Popular In TX
#3 Best Quality In TX

Located in the city of Baytown, Lee College is a public college with a medium-sized student population. Potential students might also be interested to know that the school ranks #3 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Texas.

There were about 150 engineering technologies students who graduated with this degree at Lee College in the most recent data year.

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148 Annual Associate Degrees
#4 Most Popular In TX
#10 Best Quality In TX

Located in the city of Houston, Houston Community College is a public college with a fairly large student population.

There were approximately 148 engineering technologies students who graduated with this degree at Houston Community College in the most recent data year.

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#23

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park, MN
138 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In MN
#3 Best Quality In MN

Located in the suburb of Brooklyn Park, Hennepin Technical College is a public college with a small student population. You also may be intersted to know that the school ranks #3 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Minnesota.

There were roughly 138 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at Hennepin Technical College in the most recent data year.

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134 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In WI
#5 Best Quality In WI

NWTC is a large public college located in the midsize city of Green Bay. You also may be intersted to know that the school ranks #5 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in Wisconsin.

There were roughly 134 engineering technologies individuals who graduated with this degree at NWTC in the most recent year we have data available.

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130 Annual Associate Degrees
#1 Most Popular In SC
#3 Best Quality In SC

GTC is a fairly large public college located in the small city of Greenville. You also may be intersted to know that the school ranks #3 in quality for associate degrees in engineering technologies in South Carolina.

There were about 130 engineering technologies students who graduated with this degree at GTC in the most recent data year.

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#28

Stark State College

North Canton, OH

#37

El Centro College

Dallas, TX
#39

Erie Community College

Buffalo, NY
#40

Owens Community College

Perrysburg, OH

Remaining Award Winners

This section represents the remainder of the schools awarded a Most Popular Associate Degree Colleges for Engineering Technologies badge. Showing in this list means the school was ranked in the top 15% of the 1022 different United States engineering technologies schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
49 Tarrant County College District Fort Worth, TX
49 Fox Valley Technical College Appleton, WI
52 Great Basin College Elko, NV
52 Piedmont Technical College Greenwood, SC
54 Nunez Community College Chalmette, LA
55 Austin Community College District Austin, TX
55 Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport, PA
57 Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC
58 Valencia College Orlando, FL
59 State Technical College of Missouri Linn, MO
59 Kalamazoo Valley Community College Kalamazoo, MI
59 Macomb Community College Warren, MI
62 Grantham University Lenexa, KS
62 University of Northwestern Ohio Lima, OH
64 Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee, WI
65 Sinclair Community College Dayton, OH
66 Utah Valley University Orem, UT
67 San Juan College Farmington, NM
67 Anoka Technical College Anoka, MN
67 Motlow State Community College Tullahoma, TN
67 Wake Technical Community College Raleigh, NC
71 Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, IA
71 Lone Star College System The Woodlands, TX
73 North Dakota State College of Science Wahpeton, ND
73 Coastal Alabama Community College Bay Minette, AL
75 Dunwoody College of Technology Minneapolis, MN
76 Western Technical College El Paso, TX
76 University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla Aguadilla, PR
78 Brazosport College Lake Jackson, TX
78 Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Tulsa, OK
80 Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee, WI
80 Montgomery College Rockville, MD
80 Gadsden State Community College Gadsden, AL
80 Bowling Green State University - Firelands Huron, OH
84 St Cloud Technical and Community College Saint Cloud, MN
84 Lakeshore Technical College Cleveland, WI
86 University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage, AK
86 Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics West Mifflin, PA
88 Onondaga Community College Syracuse, NY
88 Clover Park Technical College Lakewood, WA
88 Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids, MI
91 Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, IA
92 Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI
92 Southeast Technical College Sioux Falls, SD
92 Bellingham Technical College Bellingham, WA
95 St Philip’s College San Antonio, TX
95 Monroe Community College Rochester, NY
95 Springfield Technical Community College Springfield, MA
95 Northcentral Technical College Wausau, WI
99 Thomas Edison State University Trenton, NJ
99 Anne Arundel Community College Arnold, MD
101 Alfred State College Alfred, NY
101 Kilgore College Kilgore, TX
101 NHTI-Concord’s Community College Concord, NH
101 J-Tech Institute Jacksonville, FL
105 Lake Area Technical Institute Watertown, SD
105 Spokane Community College Spokane, WA
105 Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City Oklahoma City, OK
108 Gateway Technical College Kenosha, WI
108 Nicholls State University Thibodaux, LA
108 North Central State College Mansfield, OH
108 Mitchell Technical College Mitchell, SD
108 National University College Bayamon, PR
108 San Diego Miramar College San Diego, CA
114 Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City Kansas City, MO
114 County College of Morris Randolph, NJ
114 DeVry University - Illinois Chicago, IL
117 Cuyamaca College El Cajon, CA
117 Amarillo College Amarillo, TX
117 Indian River State College Fort Pierce, FL
117 Broward College Fort Lauderdale, FL
121 Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles, CA
121 Ventura College Ventura, CA
121 Idaho State University Pocatello, ID
121 Jefferson State Community College Birmingham, AL
125 Cleveland State Community College Cleveland, TN
125 Lewis and Clark Community College Godfrey, IL
125 Clark College Vancouver, WA
125 Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills, MI
125 Ashland Community and Technical College Ashland, KY
125 Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Guayama Guayama, PR
131 South Central College North Mankato, MN
131 Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire, WI
131 James A Rhodes State College Lima, OH
131 South Louisiana Community College Lafayette, LA
135 Weber State University Ogden, UT
135 Del Mar College Corpus Christi, TX
137 Sandhills Community College Pinehurst, NC
137 Northwest State Community College Archbold, OH
137 Gateway Community College New Haven, CT
137 Trinity Valley Community College Athens, TX
137 Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs, CO
142 Lorain County Community College Elyria, OH
142 York Technical College Rock Hill, SC
142 Bakersfield College Bakersfield, CA
142 Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology Boston, MA
142 Vermont Technical College Randolph, VT
147 Ridgewater College Willmar, MN
147 Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Lancaster, PA
147 Midlands Technical College West Columbia, SC
150 Delgado Community College New Orleans, LA
150 Nashville State Community College Nashville, TN
150 Southern Maine Community College South Portland, ME
150 Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Manati Manati, PR
150 Nassau Community College Garden City, NY
150 Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg, PA
150 Naugatuck Valley Community College Waterbury, CT

Additional Noteworthy Schools

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Most Popular Associate Degree Colleges for Engineering Technologies award.

Rank College Location
157 South Texas College McAllen, TX
157 Athens Technical College Athens, GA
157 Gaston College Dallas, NC
157 Tidewater Community College Norfolk, VA
157 Mech-Tech College Caguas, PR
162 Island Drafting and Technical Institute Amityville, NY
162 Dakota County Technical College Rosemount, MN
162 Youngstown State University Youngstown, OH
162 Tyler Junior College Tyler, TX
162 SUNY Westchester Community College Valhalla, NY
162 University of Puerto Rico - Carolina Carolina, PR
168 College of Western Idaho Nampa, ID
168 Victoria College Victoria, TX
168 Zane State College Zanesville, OH
168 St Clair County Community College Port Huron, MI
168 Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
168 Thomas Nelson Community College Hampton, VA
174 Eastern Florida State College Cocoa, FL
174 Hinds Community College Raymond, MS
174 California Institute of Arts & Technology San Diego, CA
174 Waldorf University Forest City, IA
174 Bluefield State College Bluefield, WV
174 SUNY Broome Binghamton, NY
174 Lake Land College Mattoon, IL
181 Morrison Institute of Technology Morrison, IL
181 Lawson State Community College - Birmingham Campus Birmingham, AL
181 Lakeland Community College Kirtland, OH
181 New River Community College Dublin, VA
181 Linn-Benton Community College Albany, OR
181 Jones County Junior College Ellisville, MS
181 Baker College Owosso, MI
181 Western Piedmont Community College Morganton, NC
181 Western Technical College La Crosse, WI
190 Arkansas Tech University Russellville, AR
190 St Petersburg College Clearwater, FL
190 Arapahoe Community College Littleton, CO
190 Alexandria Technical & Community College Alexandria, MN
190 Terra State Community College Fremont, OH
190 Seminole State College of Florida Sanford, FL
190 Hamilton Technical College Davenport, IA
197 Lake Washington Institute of Technology Kirkland, WA
197 Glendale Community College Glendale, AZ
197 Santiago Canyon College Orange, CA
197 Danville Community College Danville, VA
197 Bates Technical College Tacoma, WA
197 Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, KY
197 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock, AR
204 Middlesex Community College Bedford, MA
204 Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa, IA
204 Wallace State Community College, Hanceville Hanceville, AL
204 Augusta Technical College Augusta, GA
204 Pitt Community College Winterville, NC
204 Mayland Community College Spruce Pine, NC
204 Front Range Community College Westminster, CO
204 Florida State College at Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
204 Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta, GA

Engineering Technologies by Region

View the Most Popular Associate Degree Colleges for Engineering Technologies for a specific region near you.

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

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Engineering Tech Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 4,319
Industrial Production Technology 3,569
Electronics Engineering Technology 3,334
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 3,191
Mechanical Engineering Technology 1,943
General Engineering Technology 1,292
Computer Engineering Technology 1,249
Environmental Control Technology 1,139
Quality Control Technology 844
Civil Engineering Technology 704

Majors Similar to Engineering Tech

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 32,413
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 11,319
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 7,596
Physical Sciences 6,783
Engineering 6,528
Mathematics & Statistics 4,849
Communications Technologies & Support 4,201
Science Technologies / Technicians 4,020
Natural Resources & Conservation 1,683
Architecture & Related Services 613

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 KUKA Systems GmbH. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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