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2022 Best Precision Production Schools

193 Colleges in the United States
52,005 Precision Production Degrees Awarded
$30,483 Avg Early-Career Salary
Precision Production degree programs are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of popularity. In fact, the major ranks #36 out of the 38 majors we look at each year. While this may limit the number of schools that offer the degree program, there are still top-quality ones to be found.

College Factual reviewed 193 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for degree seekers in the field of precision production. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 52,005 degrees in precision production during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Precision Production School

Best Precision Production Schools The precision production program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Precision Production rankings. For our Best Overall Precision Production 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.

Precision Production Rankings by Degree Level

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Precision Production Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision. More interested in schools in a specific area of the country? Filter this list by region or state.

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Best Schools for Precision Production in the United States

The schools below may not offer all types of precision production degrees so you may want to filter by degree level first. However, they are great for the degree levels they do offer. 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 Precision Production

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In RI
$27,000 Median Student Debt

Rhode Island School of Design is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in precision production. Located in the medium-sized city of Providence, RISD is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

There were about 30 precision production students who graduated with this degree at RISD in the most recent year we have data available.

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#2

Salem Community College

Carneys Point, NJ
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In NJ

Salem Community College is a wonderful choice for students pursuing a degree in precision production. Located in the suburb of Carneys Point, Salem County College is a public college with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #616 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Salem County College is a great college overall.

There were about 21 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Salem County College in the most recent data year.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In TX
480 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Texas State Technical College is a great option for students pursuing a degree in precision production. TSTC is a large public college located in the medium-sized city of Waco. A Best Schools rank of #418 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means TSTC is a great college overall.

There were roughly 480 precision production students who graduated with this degree at TSTC in the most recent year we have data available.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MO
77 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

State Technical College of Missouri is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in precision production. STC is a small public college located in the rural area of Linn. A Best Schools rank of #508 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means STC is a great college overall.

There were approximately 77 precision production students who graduated with this degree at STC in the most recent data year.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
44 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Dunwoody College of Technology is a small private not-for-profit college located in the large city of Minneapolis. A Best Schools rank of #260 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Dunwoody College of Technology is a great college overall.

There were about 44 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Dunwoody College of Technology in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the precision production major at Dunwoody College of Technology get $11,667 more than the average college grad in this field shortly after graduation.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In SD
69 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Located in the remote town of Watertown, LATI is a public school with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #206 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means LATI is a great school overall.

There were about 69 precision production students who graduated with this degree at LATI in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in precision production from Lake Area Technical Institute

Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In PA
50 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Williamsport, Penn College is a public college with a small student population. This college ranks 68th out of 134 colleges for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were roughly 50 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Penn College in the most recent data year.

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#8

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
726 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Ivy Tech Community College is a very large public college located in the large city of Indianapolis. This college ranks 17th out of 48 schools for overall quality in the state of Indiana.

There were roughly 726 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Ivy Tech Community College in the most recent data year. Those precision production students who get their degree from Ivy Tech Community College make $13,267 more than the average precision production student.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
79 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a small public college located in the small city of Lancaster. A Best Schools rank of #266 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a great college overall.

There were about 79 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in the most recent data year. Precision Production degree recipients from Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology receive an earnings boost of about $11,217 above the average income of precision production graduates.

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#10

Ranken Technical College

Saint Louis, MO
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
80 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Ranken Technical College is a small private not-for-profit college located in the large city of Saint Louis. A Best Schools rank of #143 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Ranken Technical College is a great college overall.

There were about 80 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Ranken Technical College in the most recent data year. Precision Production degree recipients from Ranken Technical College earn a boost of about $7,017 above the average income of precision production graduates.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
11th Most Popular In IL
135 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

ECC is a moderately-sized public college located in the medium-sized city of Elgin. A Best Schools rank of #617 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means ECC is a great college overall.

There were roughly 135 precision production students who graduated with this degree at ECC in the most recent year we have data available.

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#12

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, TX
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In TX
417 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

North Harris Montgomery is a fairly large public college located in the city of The Woodlands. A Best Schools rank of #205 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means North Harris Montgomery is a great college overall.

There were approximately 417 precision production students who graduated with this degree at North Harris Montgomery in the most recent data year.

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#13

Western Technical College

La Crosse, WI
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
5th Most Popular In WI
84 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Western Technical College is a small public college located in the city of La Crosse. This college ranks 26th out of 52 colleges for overall quality in the state of Wisconsin.

There were roughly 84 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Western Technical College in the most recent data year.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
7th Most Popular In TX
156 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Austin, Austin Community College District is a public college with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #280 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Austin Community College District is a great college overall.

There were about 156 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Austin Community College District in the most recent year we have data available.

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#15

Central Community College

Grand Island, NE
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
260 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Central Community College is a moderately-sized public college located in the city of Grand Island. This college ranks 19th out of 22 schools for overall quality in the state of Nebraska.

There were roughly 260 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Central Community College in the most recent data year. Precision Production degree recipients from Central Community College get an earnings boost of about $5,517 above the average income of precision production majors.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
34 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Southeast Community College is a moderately-sized public college located in the city of Lincoln. This college ranks 14th out of 22 schools for overall quality in the state of Nebraska.

There were approximately 34 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Southeast Community College in the most recent data year. Those precision production students who get their degree from Southeast Community College Area receive $11,917 more than the typical precision production grad.

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#17

Vincennes University

Vincennes, IN
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
81 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Located in the remote town of Vincennes, Vincennes University is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 25th out of 48 schools for overall quality in the state of Indiana.

There were roughly 81 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Vincennes University in the most recent year we have data available. Precision Production degree recipients from Vincennes University receive an earnings boost of around $6,117 over the typical earnings of precision production graduates.

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#18

Alfred State College

Alfred, NY
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
67 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Located in the town of Alfred, Alfred State is a public college with a small student population. This college ranks 115th out of 160 schools for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were about 67 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Alfred State in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the precision production major at Alfred State College make $5,117 more than the standard college grad with the same degree when they enter the workforce.

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#19

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
92 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

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

There were about 92 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Ferris in the most recent year we have data available. Those precision production students who get their degree from Ferris State University make $25,517 more than the typical precision production grad.

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#20

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park, MN
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
87 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Hennepin Technical College is a small public college located in the suburb of Brooklyn Park. This college ranks 35th out of 63 schools for overall quality in the state of Minnesota.

There were roughly 87 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Hennepin Technical College in the most recent year we have data available. Those precision production students who get their degree from Hennepin Technical College earn $10,617 more than the typical precision production graduate.

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#21

South Texas College

McAllen, TX
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In TX
388 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of McAllen, South Texas College is a public college with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #586 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means South Texas College is a great college overall.

There were roughly 388 precision production students who graduated with this degree at South Texas College in the most recent data year.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
129 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

CNM is a fairly large public college located in the large city of Albuquerque. This college ranks 1st out of 27 schools for overall quality in the state of New Mexico.

There were roughly 129 precision production students who graduated with this degree at CNM in the most recent data year. After graduation, precision production degree recipients usually make about $31,500 in their early careers.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
5th Most Popular In TX
322 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Located in the suburb of Pasadena, San Jacinto College is a public college with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #476 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means San Jacinto College is a great college overall.

There were about 322 precision production students who graduated with this degree at San Jacinto College in the most recent data year.

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#24

Cape Fear Community College

Wilmington, NC
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
9th Most Popular In NC
91 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

CFCC is a medium-sized public college located in the city of Wilmington. This college ranks 28th out of 113 colleges for overall quality in the state of North Carolina.

There were roughly 91 precision production students who graduated with this degree at CFCC in the most recent data year.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
34 Precision Production Degrees Awarded

Salina Tech is a fairly small public college located in the town of Salina. This college ranks 28th out of 54 schools for overall quality in the state of Kansas.

There were roughly 34 precision production students who graduated with this degree at Salina Tech in the most recent data year. Precision Production degree recipients from Salina Area Technical College receive an earnings boost of around $4,017 over the average income of precision production graduates.

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Rest of the Top Best Precision Production Schools

#27

Honolulu Community College

Honolulu, HI

Honorable Mentions

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Best Precision Production Schools award.

Rank College Location
29 Pueblo Community College Pueblo, CO
30 Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC
31 Del Mar College Corpus Christi, TX
32 Northcentral Technical College Wausau, WI
33 Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee, WI
34 Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids, MI
35 Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg, SC
36 Anoka Technical College Anoka, MN
37 Aims Community College Greeley, CO
38 Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, IA

Precision Production 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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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

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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).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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