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2022 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

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2,947

Graduates Per Year

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$65K

Average Salary

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#114

Most Popular Major

Popularity

Somewhat Popular

2,947

52% NATIONAL AVG

Diplomas Received Last Year

124

35% NATIONAL AVG

Colleges Offering this Degree

Most Popular Degrees

113

Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

3,113

114

Industrial Production Technologies

2,947

115

Clinical Laboratory Science

2,944

Cost

Very Affordable

$17,622

45% NATIONAL AVG

Median Degree Cost

Most Expensive Degrees

369

Computer Systems Analysis

$17,661

370

Industrial Production Technologies

$17,622

Salary

High Salary

$54,060

40% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

52

Management Information Systems

$54,899

53

Industrial Production Technologies

$54,060

54

Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies

$53,912

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TOP

25

Professors

Very Good

4.5/5

12.5% NATIONAL AVG

Median Student Rating

Highest Student Rated Professors

17

Japanese Studies

18

Industrial Production Technologies

19

Athletic Training

Students

Not Very Diverse

3.3/5

9.55% NATIONAL AVG

Student Diversity Index

Most Diverse

285

Exercise Physiology

286

Industrial Production Technologies

287

Construction Engineering Technology

SUMMARY

Choosing to study Industrial Production Technologies is a valuable choice and often an essential first step for scholars seeking to enter a career as a heavy equipment mechanic, a crane operator, or an excavator operator. In fact, industrial production technologies is of average popularity ranking as the 114th most popular major. Last academic year, there were 2,947 industrial production technologies diplomas received. In-state tuition for industrial production technologies at private colleges is, on average, 3.3 times more pricey than their public counterparts.

With only 124 colleges offering industrial production technologies there could be a smaller selection of institutions that will have an option for you. If you're hoping to surround yourself with other industrial production technologies majors, look at colleges in Texas which have the most undergraduates admitted to industrial production technologies annually. Zooming out, the best region to pursue industrial production technologies is in the Great Lakes region with Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Ferris State University, and University of Wisconsin-Platteville best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection for the top conference to study industrial production technologies is the Missouri Valley Conference with Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Indiana State University, and University of Northern Iowa representing the conference. On that topic, our choice for the best college for industrial production technologies is California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, and here you can find our comprehensive list for the best colleges.

The objectively 'best' school does not have to be the 'best' school for every student. There can be lots more facets to weigh when deciding on institution. Things such as campus amenities, transportation services, and food would affect your inclinations on where to go to college. Here at Authority, we examined the pros and cons for you. If, as an example, you are intrigued by which industrial production technologies school boasts the top campus, the answer is Purdue University-Main Campus. If you are very interested in which college boasts the finest campus, we have a whole list dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through student reviews, professor reviews, government databases, and more in order to compare every major in the United States in an unbiased and informative way. Here you can find our well researched list for the schools with the best student life and, from that list, our selection for the college with the best student life for industrial production technologies is Texas A & M University-College Station. Are you curious why? Keep reading to learn more about Authority's top selections. Some of our picks will probably shock you.

If cost is a significant influence in your decisions, you might consider avoiding Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester Institute of Technology is our most expensive university for industrial production technologies, at least for out of state enrollment. We do have a list of the most expensive universities that could put the cost of Rochester Institute of Technology into perspective. For more context, you may be interested to know that industrial production technologies is the 370th most expensive degree in the United States, with an average expense of $17,600. On a broader scale, the most costly state for industrial production technologies in the nation is Oregon with tuition and fees at the primary university, Oregon Institute of Technology, of $27,927. To zoom out even further, the most costly region for industrial production technologies is the Mid East region which is best demonstrated with Rochester Institute of Technology with a cost of $44,049, Millersville University of Pennsylvania with a cost of $19,290, and Pennsylvania College of Technology with a cost of $22,020.

Our cheapest region for industrial production technologies is the Rocky Mountains region which is represented by Brigham Young University-Idaho with a cost of $4,208 and Weber State University with a cost of $14,973. More optimistically, the most affordable school for industrial production technologies is University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo. Authority's entire list of the most affordable universities can be found here.

In-state attendees can expect to pay around $9,200 for a degree in industrial production technologies. That cost swells by a lot to a median of $18,600 for the out-of-state public-school student. On that note, our pick for the university representing the best value for industrial production technologies: Texas A & M University-College Station. Here you can find our comprehensive list about the schools we see as being the best value overall. Bear in mind, this section is predicated on the assumption that you are an out-of-state student. A discussion of value changes when in-state tuition is considered, but we do not know where you live (and are not trying to collect that kind of data).

Earnings for industrial production technologies majors vary widely, but two-years after finishing the degree graduates will typically earn around $64,700. While there can be much variation in earnings potential; highest paid earners can bring in up to $107,500. Even right out of university, the lowest earning jobs within the industrial production technologies field earn $38,900, which could be worse. The top earning graduates from industrial production technologies studied at Ohio Northern University and if you are looking for universities with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The all-around diversity of industrial production technologies lies subpar, being in the 28th percentile of all majors. The university with the most composite diversity for industrial production technologies is San Jose State University and here you can find our comprehensive list for the schools with the most diversity. The overall financial diversity of the Industrial Production Technologies major only sits within the 36th percentile compared to all other majors. Racial diversity is greater than financial diversity, ranking in the 40th percentile. White undergraduates compose the largest proportion at 66% of those studying industrial production technologies. Additionally, 87% of undergrads seeking an industrial production technologies degree are men.

The median ranking of industrial production technologies professors is 4.5 stars, which is 13% above the median for every major; this is a pretty good ranking. If you are curious about the most popular industrial production technologies instructor nationally, look no further than Lawrence Newmann at Florida Atlantic University. This might be a shock, but the highest ranked instructors for industrial production technologies by student are found at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus. As we including information other than just rankings we find that the university with comprehensively the best professors for industrial production technologies is Purdue University-Main Campus. One will find an explanation of our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, as well as some of the best examples of instructors in the U.S.

Finally, the most difficult university to get into for industrial production technologies is California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. While we are unsure why you would be interested, we do have a detailed page of the hardest colleges to get into. That being said, we hope you understand that approaching the education process with context mainly derived from superlatives could cause issues. We encourage you to read our more focused pages on different colleges and peruse a few of our helpful background articles on beneficial things to think about as your university search develops.

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East Carolina University

#1 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

East Carolina University is a very large public university located in Greenville, NC ranked 16th in North Carolina. It has a total of 25,196 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 78.72% of applicants. East Carolina University offers 187 different majors and is best known for its Industrial Production Technologies, Accounting and Business Management, and Home Economics Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 1st, 3rd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,452 for students from North Carolina and $20,729 for those from out-of-state, East Carolina University is somewhat moderately pricey. 61.11% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn about $40,500 per year, which is 2% less than the national median.

Greenville, NC

www.ecu.edu

C+

Rating

79%

Acceptance

32,028

Students

#783

Ranking

$20,729

Tuition

Purdue University-Main Campus

#2 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

Purdue University-Main Campus is a very large public university located in West Lafayette, IN ranked 133rd in America. It has a total of 35,481 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 59.83% acceptance rate. Purdue University-Main Campus offers 382 different majors and is best known for its Engineering Technologies, Mechanical Engineering Technology, and Computer Graphics programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $9,208 for students from Indiana and $28,010 for those from out-of-state, Purdue University-Main Campus is reasonably expensive. 69.04% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to take in more or less $55,100 per year, which is 33% greater than the national median.

West Lafayette, IN

https://www.purdue.edu

A

Rating

60%

Acceptance

47,412

Students

#133

Ranking

$28,010

Tuition

Texas A & M University-College Station

#3 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

Texas A & M University-College Station is a very large public university located in College Station, TX ranked 124th in America. It has a total of 56,527 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting something like four sevenths of applicants. Texas A & M University-College Station offers 409 different majors and is best known for its Construction Engineering Technology, Fitness Administration, and Petroleum Engineering programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $8,532 for students from Texas and $34,981 for those from out-of-state, Texas A & M University-College Station is somewhat moderately pricey. 76.91% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to bring in about $58,000 per year, which is 40% over the national median.

College Station, TX

https://www.tamu.edu

A

Rating

58%

Acceptance

73,267

Students

#124

Ranking

$34,981

Tuition

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

#4 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is a very large public institution located in San Luis Obispo, CA ranked 112th in the nation. It has a total of 22,130 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 28.42% acceptance rate. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers 123 different majors and is best known for its Natural Resources Management and Policy, Agricultural Mechanization, and Construction Management programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 2nd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $5,742 for in-state students and $17,622 for those from out-of-state, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is moderately priced. 73.19% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn roughly $66,900 per year, which is 61% above the national median.

San Luis Obispo, CA

calpoly.edu

A

Rating

28%

Acceptance

23,278

Students

#112

Ranking

$17,622

Tuition

Eastern Illinois University

#5 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

Eastern Illinois University is a mid-sized public college located in Charleston, IL ranked 28th in Illinois. It has a total of 7,537 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 52.5% acceptance rate. Eastern Illinois University offers 118 different majors and is best known for its Human Sciences, Health Teacher Education, and Industrial Production Technologies programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 5th, and 5th respectively). With an annual tuition of $9,060 for students from Illinois and $11,340 for those from out-of-state, Eastern Illinois University is pretty affordable. 59.08% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to bring in close to $42,200 per year, which is 2% over the national median.

Charleston, IL

https://www.eiu.edu/

B-

Rating

53%

Acceptance

9,526

Students

#633

Ranking

$11,340

Tuition

San Jose State University

#6 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

San Jose State University is a very large public institution located in San Jose, CA ranked 51st in California. It has a total of 29,357 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting a tad north of five out of eight applicants. San Jose State University offers 172 different majors and is best known for its Industrial Production Technologies, Computer Engineering, and Behavioral Sciences programs (nationally ranked 6th, 10th, and 11th respectively). With an annual tuition of $5,742 for students from California and $17,622 for those from out-of-state, San Jose State University is reasonably priced. 57.74% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to take in about $56,100 per year, which is 35% over the national median.

San Jose, CA

www.sjsu.edu

B

Rating

64%

Acceptance

38,805

Students

#490

Ranking

$17,622

Tuition

Rochester Institute of Technology

#7 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

Rochester Institute of Technology is a large private institution located in Rochester, NY ranked 190th in the US. It has a total of 15,118 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting close to 7 in every 10 applicants. Rochester Institute of Technology offers 201 different majors and is best known for its Mechanical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technologies, and Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $45,244 per year, Rochester Institute of Technology is exceptionally costly. 62.58% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to take home near $62,400 per year, which is 50% above the national median.

Rochester, NY

www.rit.edu/

A

Rating

71%

Acceptance

18,660

Students

#190

Ranking

$45,244

Tuition

Mississippi State University

#8 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

Mississippi State University is a very large public university located in Mississippi State, MS ranked 3rd in Mississippi. It has a total of 19,952 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 53.86% of applicants. Mississippi State University offers 174 different majors and is best known for its Business Teacher Education, Veterinary Technology, and Agricultural Production Operations programs (nationally ranked 1st, 4th, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $8,800 for in-state students and $23,840 for those from out-of-state, Mississippi State University is somewhat moderately high-priced. 51.18% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to earn about $40,200 per year, which is 3% below the national median.

Mississippi State, MS

https://www.msstate.edu

B

Rating

54%

Acceptance

24,251

Students

#475

Ranking

$23,840

Tuition

University of Dayton

#9 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

University of Dayton is a large private university located in Dayton, OH ranked 192nd in the US. It has a total of 8,911 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 72.03% of applicants. University of Dayton offers 159 different majors and is best known for its Pre-Dentistry Studies, Pre-Physical Therapy Studies, and Environmental Biology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 5th respectively). With an annual tuition of $44,100 per year, University of Dayton is quite pricey. 75.62% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, joining the workforce. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn about $55,100 per year, which is 33% over the national median.

Dayton, OH

https://udayton.edu

A

Rating

72%

Acceptance

13,417

Students

#192

Ranking

$44,100

Tuition

Illinois State University

#10 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

Illinois State University is a very large public university located in Normal, IL ranked 25th in Illinois. It has a total of 19,609 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 81.94% acceptance rate. Illinois State University offers 160 different majors and is best known for its Middle School Education and Teaching, Agriculture, and Biology Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $11,524 for in-state students and $23,048 for those from out-of-state, Illinois State University is reasonably pricey. 68.3% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, entering the labor market. Open graduating, alumni go on to take in near $47,100 per year, which is 13% greater than the national median.

Normal, IL

illinoisstate.edu/

B-

Rating

82%

Acceptance

22,907

Students

#610

Ranking

$23,048

Tuition

University of Northern Iowa

#11 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

University of Northern Iowa is a large public college located in Cedar Falls, IA ranked 17th in Iowa. It has a total of 10,467 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 79.05% acceptance rate. University of Northern Iowa offers 165 different majors and is best known for its Social Science Teacher Education, Teaching English as a Second Language, and Applied Economics programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 6th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,665 for in-state students and $19,949 for those from out-of-state, University of Northern Iowa is reasonably priced. 61.09% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, joining the labor force. After college, alumni go on to make around $44,600 per year, which is 7% greater than the national median.

Cedar Falls, IA

www.uni.edu

C+

Rating

79%

Acceptance

13,040

Students

#703

Ranking

$19,949

Tuition

University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo

#12 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is a small public college located in Arecibo, PR ranked 2nd in Puerto Rico. It has a total of 3,789 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 49.95% acceptance rate. University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo offers 17 different majors and is best known for its Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, and Industrial Production Technologies programs (nationally ranked 1st, 3rd, and 12th respectively). With an annual tuition of $3,968 for students from Puerto Rico and $5,952 for those from out-of-state, University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is very low-priced. 50.41% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, entering the labor force.

Arecibo, PR

www.upra.edu

C+

Rating

50%

Acceptance

3,789

Students

#641

Ranking

$5,952

Tuition

California State University-Fresno

#13 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

California State University-Fresno is a very large public institution located in Fresno, CA ranked 64th in California. It has a total of 23,304 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 57.94% of applicants. California State University-Fresno offers 123 different majors and is best known for its Criminology, Agricultural Teacher Education, and Food Science programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 6th, and 11th respectively). With an annual tuition of $5,742 for in-state students and $17,622 for those from out-of-state, California State University-Fresno is reasonably priced. 58.58% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to make about $44,700 per year, which is 8% greater than the national median.

Fresno, CA

www.fresnostate.edu/

C+

Rating

58%

Acceptance

26,765

Students

#656

Ranking

$17,622

Tuition

Ohio Northern University

#14 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

Ohio Northern University is a small private institution located in Ada, OH ranked 268th in the United States. It has a total of 2,323 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 70.15% of applicants. Ohio Northern University offers 87 different majors and is best known for its Construction Management, Industrial Production Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Sciences programs (nationally ranked 12th, 14th, and 19th respectively). With an annual tuition of $32,500 per year, Ohio Northern University is reasonably expensive. 74.92% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make approximately $63,500 per year, which is 53% greater than the national median.

Ada, OH

www.onu.edu/

A-

Rating

70%

Acceptance

3,070

Students

#268

Ranking

$32,500

Tuition

California State University-Los Angeles

#15 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

California State University-Los Angeles is a very large public institution located in Los Angeles, CA ranked 73rd in California. It has a total of 25,613 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 47.81% acceptance rate. California State University-Los Angeles offers 152 different majors and is best known for its Technology Teacher Education, Fire Protection, and Social Work programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 7th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $5,742 for in-state students and $17,622 for those from out-of-state, California State University-Los Angeles is reasonably priced. 55.77% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to take home near $46,100 per year, which is 11% over the national median.

Los Angeles, CA

www.calstatela.edu

C+

Rating

48%

Acceptance

29,963

Students

#744

Ranking

$17,622

Tuition

Farmingdale State College

#16 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

Farmingdale State College is a mid-sized public college located in Farmingdale, NY ranked 89th in New York. It has a total of 12,774 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 54.89% acceptance rate. Farmingdale State College offers 60 different majors and is best known for its Science, Technology and Society, Computer Programming, and Electrical Engineering Technologies programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 4th, and 5th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,070 for students from New York and $16,980 for those from out-of-state, Farmingdale State College is moderately priced. 39.55% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to make near $51,700 per year, which is 24% greater than the national median.

Farmingdale, NY

www.farmingdale.edu/

C+

Rating

55%

Acceptance

12,831

Students

#793

Ranking

$16,980

Tuition

University of North Dakota

#17 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

University of North Dakota is a large public university located in Grand Forks, ND ranked 2nd in North Dakota. It has a total of 13,045 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 81.12% of applicants. University of North Dakota offers 226 different majors and is best known for its Air Transportation, Geological Engineering, and Computer Systems Analysis programs (nationally ranked 6th, 8th, and 11th respectively). With an annual tuition of $8,212 for in-state students and $14,371 for those from out-of-state, University of North Dakota is reasonably priced. 47.47% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, entering the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to draw roughly $48,700 per year, which is 17% over the national median.

Grand Forks, ND

https://und.edu

C+

Rating

81%

Acceptance

17,050

Students

#792

Ranking

$14,371

Tuition

University of Wisconsin-Platteville

#18 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

University of Wisconsin-Platteville is a mid-sized public college located in Platteville, WI ranked 26th in Wisconsin. It has a total of 8,984 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 84.84% of applicants. University of Wisconsin-Platteville offers 62 different majors and is best known for its Industrial Production Technologies, Agronomy and Crop Science, and Agricultural Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 18th, 20th, and 29th respectively). With an annual tuition of $6,148 for in-state students and $14,268 for those from out-of-state, University of Wisconsin-Platteville is moderately priced. 53.47% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, joining the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to earn roughly $47,300 per year, which is 14% above the national median.

Platteville, WI

https://www.uwplatt.edu

C+

Rating

85%

Acceptance

10,133

Students

#1239

Ranking

$14,268

Tuition

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

#19 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is a large public university located in Carbondale, IL ranked 38th in Illinois. It has a total of 10,626 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 66.38% acceptance rate. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 247 different majors and is best known for its Trade and Industrial Teacher Education, Soil Sciences, and Culinary Arts programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 9th, and 10th respectively). With an annual tuition of $9,638 for students from Illinois and $24,094 for those from out-of-state, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is somewhat moderately high-priced. 45.14% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, joining the labor force. After college, alumni go on to earn near $42,900 per year, which is 3% above the national median.

Carbondale, IL

www.siu.edu

C+

Rating

66%

Acceptance

14,404

Students

#895

Ranking

$24,094

Tuition

Jackson College

#20 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

Jackson College is a small public associates college located in Jackson, MI ranked 77th in Michigan. It has a total of 6,947 full-time undergraduate students. Jackson College offers 106 different majors and is best known for its Industrial Production Technologies program, which is ranked 20th in the US. With an annual tuition of $7,692 for in-state students and $10,256 for those from out-of-state, Jackson College is relatively inexpensive. 2.05% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to draw roughly $30,500 per year, which is 27% under the national median.

Jackson, MI

www.jccmi.edu

D-

Rating

100%

Acceptance

6,947

Students

#2998

Ranking

$10,256

Tuition

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

#21 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a large public university located in Lafayette, LA ranked 11th in Louisiana. It has a total of 16,560 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 67.91% acceptance rate. University of Louisiana at Lafayette offers 118 different majors and is best known for its Informatics, Petroleum Engineering, and Industrial Production Technologies programs (nationally ranked 12th, 19th, and 21st respectively). With an annual tuition of $5,407 for students from Louisiana and $19,135 for those from out-of-state, University of Louisiana at Lafayette is moderately priced. 45.65% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After finishing college, alumni go on to bring home more or less $39,900 per year, which is 4% under the national median.

Lafayette, LA

www.louisiana.edu

C+

Rating

68%

Acceptance

19,221

Students

#920

Ranking

$19,135

Tuition

Indiana State University

#22 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

Indiana State University is a large public university located in Terre Haute, IN ranked 41st in Indiana. It has a total of 12,730 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting a bit greater than eight out of nine applicants. Indiana State University offers 165 different majors and is best known for its Trade and Industrial Teacher Education, Community Health Services, and Civil Engineering Technologies programs (nationally ranked 8th, 13th, and 19th respectively). With an annual tuition of $9,036 for in-state students and $19,960 for those from out-of-state, Indiana State University is reasonably priced. 38.31% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to bring home close to $39,000 per year, which is 6% less than the national median.

Terre Haute, IN

https://www.indstate.edu

C-

Rating

90%

Acceptance

15,388

Students

#1998

Ranking

$19,960

Tuition

Ferris State University

#23 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

Ferris State University is a large public institution located in Big Rapids, MI ranked 39th in Michigan. It has a total of 14,170 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 86.64% acceptance rate. Ferris State University offers 231 different majors and is best known for its Metal and Jewelry Arts, Mechanic and Repair Technologies, and Drawing programs (nationally ranked 7th, 8th, and 9th respectively). With an annual tuition of $12,068 per year, Ferris State University is pretty inexpensive. 48.78% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn more or less $44,500 per year, which is 7% over the national median.

Big Rapids, MI

www.ferris.edu/

C

Rating

87%

Acceptance

15,739

Students

#1421

Ranking

$12,068

Tuition

Oregon Institute of Technology

#25 Best Colleges for Industrial Production Technologies

Oregon Institute of Technology is a mid-sized public school of engineering and technology located in Klamath Falls, OR ranked 16th in Oregon. It has a total of 7,839 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 97.1% of applicants. Oregon Institute of Technology offers 51 different majors and is best known for its Computer Engineering Technologies, Nuclear Medical Technology, and Applied Psychology programs (nationally ranked 11th, 15th, and 18th respectively). With an annual tuition of $8,775 for students from Oregon and $27,927 for those from out-of-state, Oregon Institute of Technology is somewhat moderately costly. 45.75% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to take home about $56,600 per year, which is 36% greater than the national median.

Klamath Falls, OR

https://www.oit.edu

C+

Rating

97%

Acceptance

8,010

Students

#1067

Ranking

$27,927

Tuition