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List of Top Building Construction Schools

Certificate, associate's, bachelor's, and master's degree programs are available in construction management and science, building construction, or construction technology. These degree programs incorporate practical coursework in building materials and structures, along with accounting and management principals. Read on for more information about the top programs in building construction.

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Schools Overview

The following universities offer two of the best programs in building construction offered in the U.S. Both of the schools have been ranked for their academic excellence by the U.S. News and World Report. While both of the universities offer bachelor's degrees, one additionally hosts programs leading to master's degrees in the field. Continue reading for more detailed information regarding classes included in the programs and degrees offered at the graduate level.


Best Schools for Building Construction

1. Tuskegee University in Alabama

Established in 1881, Tuskegee University was ranked fifth of regional colleges in the South by U.S. News and World Reports in 2011. Tuskegee University is comprised of six colleges and schools, including the Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science. The school offers a bachelor's degree in construction science and management. In addition to management and accounting principles, this four-year degree program covers building materials, construction layouts and structures, soils, and environmental control systems.

2. University of Florida in Gainesville

U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of Florida in Gainesville 53rd among national universities in 2011. The university offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in building construction and architecture. The M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction offers a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Building Construction, a Master of Science in Sustainable Construction, and a five-year combined bachelor's and master's degree program.

Colleges and Universities for Building Construction

College/University Total Student Population Address Phone Number
University of Florida in Gainesville 50,691 355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611 (352) 392-3261
University of Texas at San Antonio 28,955 One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249 (210) 458-4011
Utah Valley University 28,765 800 W. University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058 (801) 863-8161
Seminole State College of Florida 16,417 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford, Florida 32773 (407) 708-4722
Park University 12,775 8700 NW River Park Dr., Parkville, Missouri 64152 (816) 741-2000
Southern Utah University 8,066 351 W. University Boulevard, Cedar City, Utah 84720 (435) 586-7700
Tuskegee University 2,931 1200 W. Montgomery Rd., Tuskegee, Alabama 38086 (334) 727-8011
North Dakota State College of Science 2,650 800 N. 6th St., Wahpeton, North Dakota 58076 (701) 671-2403
Vermont Technical College 1,662 One Main Street, Randolph Center, Vermont 05061 (802) 728-1000
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