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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 diplomas awarded last year were given by schools in United States. With so many options 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 account for this we consider a school'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 colleges on this list typically results in higher than average income following graduation. Recent transportation and materials moving graduates from U.S. schools 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 full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for Transportation & Materials Moving students.

One Size Does Not Fit All

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Transportation & Materials Moving Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

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

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach is a wonderful choice for individuals pursuing a Transportation & Materials Moving degree. Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the city of Daytona Beach. A Best Colleges rank of 309 out of 1,715 colleges nationwide means Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach is a great university overall.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach is a fairly popular university to study transportation and materials moving in the United States with about 518 graduations in the most recent year we have data available.

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide is a great decision for individuals pursuing a Transportation & Materials Moving degree. Embry-Riddle Worldwide is a large private not-for-profit university located in the small city of Daytona Beach. This university ranks 1421st out of 1,715 colleges for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were about 1917 transportation and materials moving students who graduated from this program at Embry-Riddle Worldwide in the most recent year we have data available.

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Any student who is interested in transportation and materials moving has to check out Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott. Embry-Riddle Prescott is a small private not-for-profit university located in the rural area of Prescott. A Best Colleges rank of 327 out of 1,715 schools nationwide means Embry-Riddle Prescott is a great university overall.

For those interested in pursuing a higher degree, Embry-Riddle Prescott also offers a Master's Degrees in transportation and materials moving.

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Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is among your top options if you want to study transportation and materials moving. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is a small private not-for-profit college located in the city of Flushing. This college ranks 1190th out of 1,715 colleges for overall quality in the state of New York.

In addition to its bachelor's programs, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology offers an Associate's Degrees in transportation and materials moving.

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University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

Located in the city of Grand Forks, UND is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of 452 out of 1,715 schools nationwide means UND is a great university 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 city of Melbourne, Florida Tech is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of 534 out of 1,715 colleges nationwide means Florida Tech is a great school overall.

Florida Institute of Technology is one of the most popular schools to study transportation and materials moving in the United States with about 117 graduates in the most recent year we have data available.

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Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

Purdue is a fairly large public university 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 university overall.

In addition to its bachelor's programs, Purdue offers a Master's Degrees in transportation and materials moving.

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Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

K -State is a very large public university located in the city of Manhattan. A Best Colleges rank of 310 out of 1,715 colleges nationwide means K -State is a great university overall.

There were about 45 transportation and materials moving individuals who graduated from this program at K -State in the most recent data year.

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Lewis University

Romeoville, IL

Lewis is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of Romeoville. A Best Colleges rank of 418 out of 1,715 schools nationwide means Lewis is a great university overall.

Lewis offers transportation and materials moving degrees as low as an Associate's and all the way up to a Master's.

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LeTourneau University

Longview, TX

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

LeTourneau University is one of the most popular universities to study transportation and materials moving in the United States with approximately 40 graduates in the most recent data year.

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Transportation & Materials Moving by Region

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

Transportation & Materials Moving Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Air Transportation 7,058
Marine Transportation 657
Ground Transportation 122
Other Transportation & Materials Moving 10

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 22,092
Personal & Culinary Services 12,319
Construction Trades 5,910
Precision Production 5,504

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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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