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2021 Best Colleges for Transportation & Materials Moving

Transportation & Materials Moving is a popular major and United States is the most popular state for students studying it. 7,841 of the 7,841 Transportation & Materials Moving degrees awarded last year were given by colleges in United States. With so many choices it can be a daunting task finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Transportation & Materials Moving ranking analyzed 33 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in transportation and materials moving. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 15% of schools for Transportation & Materials Moving students.

Choosing a Great Transportation & Materials Moving School

Best Colleges for Transportation & Materials Moving The transportation and materials moving program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Quality Overall is Important

The overall quality of a school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To take this into account we include a college's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a host of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

The vast majority of the schools on this list are in at least the top 81% of our overall quality ranking.

Overall Best Colleges Rank  ( 1336 to 180 )
Lowest Ranked Overall
Top Ranked Overall

Graduates Earn More After College

A transportation and materials moving degree from schools on this list usually results in higher than average earnings following graduation. Recent transportation and materials moving graduates from U.S. colleges with a bachelors degree earned an average of $45,811 in 2017-2018.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Transportation & Materials Moving students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other transportation and materials moving students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized transportation and materials moving related accrediting body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for Transportation & Materials Moving students.

Best Schools to Study Transportation & Materials Moving in the United States

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities for a Transportation & Materials Moving degree.

Top 10 Best Transportation & Materials Moving Colleges

Every student pursuing a degree in transportation and materials moving has to take a look at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach. Embry Riddle Daytona Beach is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the city of Daytona Beach. A Best Colleges rank of 309 out of 1,715 schools nationwide means Embry Riddle Daytona Beach is a great school overall.

Embry Riddle Daytona Beach offers transportation and materials moving degrees as low as a Associate's and all the way up to a Master's.

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Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide is a great option for individuals interested in a Transportation & Materials Moving degree. Located in the small city Daytona Beach, Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population. This college ranks 1421st out of 1,715 colleges for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There are about 1917 transportation and materials moving undergrads enrolled in this degree at Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide.

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Every student who is interested in transportation and materials moving needs to look into Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott. Located in the rural area Prescott, Embry Riddle Prescott is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. A Best Colleges rank of 327 out of 1,715 colleges nationwide means Embry Riddle Prescott is a great school overall.

There are approximately 125 transportation and materials moving undergraduates studying this degree at Embry Riddle Prescott.

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Every student pursuing a degree in transportation and materials moving needs to check out Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. Located in the large city Flushing, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. This school ranks 1190th out of 1,715 schools for overall quality in the state of New York.

A popular major for transportation and materials moving undergrads, there are about 87 learners enrolled in this degree at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology.

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University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

UND is a large public school located in the small city of Grand Forks. A Best Colleges rank of 452 out of 1,715 colleges nationwide means UND is a great college overall.

For those interested in something more advanced, UND also offers 2 different higher degree levels in transportation and materials moving, the most popular of which is a Master's Degree.

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Located in the small city Melbourne, Florida Tech is a private not-for-profit college with a medium-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of 534 out of 1,715 colleges nationwide means Florida Tech is a great college overall.

With 117 students enrolled, Florida Institute of Technology is one of most popular colleges to study transportation and materials moving in United States.

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Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

Purdue is a very large public school located in the small city of West Lafayette. A Best Colleges rank of 84 out of 1,715 schools nationwide means Purdue is a great school overall.

For those interested in pursuing a higher degree, Purdue also offers a Master's Degree in transportation and materials moving.

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Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

Located in the city Manhattan, K - State is a public school with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of 310 out of 1,715 schools nationwide means K - State is a great college overall.

There are roughly 45 transportation and materials moving undergrads enrolled in this program at K - State.

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Lewis University

Romeoville, IL

Located in the suburb Romeoville, Lewis is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of 418 out of 1,715 schools nationwide means Lewis is a great college overall.

With 116 students enrolled, Lewis University is one of most popular schools to study transportation and materials moving in United States.

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LeTourneau University

Longview, TX

LETU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Longview. A Best Colleges rank of 659 out of 1,715 colleges nationwide means LETU is a great school overall.

With 40 undergraduates, LeTourneau University is one of most popular schools to study transportation and materials moving in United States.

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Transportation & Materials Moving by Region

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

Transportation & Materials Moving Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Ground Transportation 18,786
Air Transportation 8,449
Marine Transportation 1,520
Other Transportation & Materials Moving 11

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Personal & Culinary Services 132,634
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 107,442
Precision Production 57,435
Construction Trades 36,003

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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 Alessandro Aceri. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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