Top Construction Science Programs: List of Top Schools

Construction science is the study of managing and planning the creation of structures like roads, bridges and buildings. Learning how much a building project costs, the necessary materials, the time it'll take to complete the project and the needed amount of labor is all a part of construction science. Several schools offer great undergraduate and graduate programs in construction science. To learn more about top construction science programs, read on.

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Top Construction Science Programs

1. Texas A&M University in College Station

Founded in 1876, the Texas A&M University was ranked 63rd among national universities by the U.S. News and World Report in 2011. Texas A&M University has certificates, bachelor's degrees and master's degrees available in construction science. Undergraduate courses focus on topics such as technical writing, structural systems, surveying, project planning and construction law. Internships in construction management are also available.

In addition to the undergraduate program, students may also complete a Master of Science in Construction Management. To apply to the graduate program, a placement test covering construction estimating, structural principles and practices, mechanical and electrical construction, construction practices and construction scheduling has to be completed.

Contact Information

  • Address: College Station, Texas 77843
  • Phone Number: (979) 845-3211

2. University of Oklahoma in Norman

The Princeton Review ranked the University of Oklahoma as one of the best Western colleges in the U.S. in 2010. The school was also listed in the top ten best values when it came to financial aid and costs of public learning institutions by The Princeton Review in 2010. A Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Construction Management are available through the University of Oklahoma's College of Architecture. These programs are accredited by the American Council of Construction Education. Coursework explores construction drawings, construction equipment and construction legal issues. Alongside technical skills, an emphasis is placed on communication.

Contact Information

  • Address: 660 Parrington Oval, Norman, Oklahoma 73019
  • Phone Number: (405) 325-0311

List of Twenty Schools with Good Construction Science Programs

School Name Total Student EnrollmentAddressPhone Number
Texas A & M University 48,702 College Station, Texas 77843 (979) 845-3211
Purdue University 41,052 Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 (765) 494-4600
North Carolina State University at Raleigh 33,819 2101 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 (919) 515-2011
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 30,870 Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 (540) 231-6000
Texas Tech University 30,049 Broadway and University Ave., Lubbock, Texas 79409 (806) 742-2011
The University of Alabama 28,699 739 University Blvd., Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 (205) 348-6010
Iowa State University 27,945 Ames, Iowa 50011 (515) 294-5836
University of New Mexico-Main Campus 27,241 1700 Lomas Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106 (505) 277-0111
The University of Oklahoma 25,881 660 Parrington Oval, Norman, Oklahoma 73019 (405) 325-0311
University of Nebraska-Lincoln 24,100 14th and R St., Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 (402) 472-7211
Oregon State University 21,950 Corvallis, Oregon 97331 (541) 737-0123
The University of Texas at El Paso 21,011 500 W. University Ave., El Paso, Texas 79968 (915) 747-5000
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo 19,325 One Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, California 93407 (805) 756-1111
North Dakota State University-Main Campus 14,189 1301 12th Ave. North, Fargo, North Dakota 58108 (701) 231-8011
Washington University in St Louis 13,575 One Brookings Dr., Saint Louis, Missouri 63130 (314) 935-5000
Bradley University 5,800 1501 W Bradley Ave., Peoria, Illinois 61625 (309) 676-7611
Southern Polytechnic State University 5,183 1100 S. Marietta Pkwy., Marietta, Georgia 30060 (678) 915-7778
Polytechnic Institute of New York University 4,514 Six Metrotech Ctr., Brooklyn, New York 11201 (718) 260-3100
Lawrence Technological University 4,488 21000 West Ten Mile Rd., Southfield, Michigan 48075 (248) 204-4000
John Dewey College-University Division 1,267 Barbosa Ave. #427 3rd Floor - Malco Bldg, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico 00910 (787) 753-0039
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    Areas of study you may find at Iowa State University include:
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      • Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
      • Biomedical and Medical Engineering
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