List of Top Building Construction Schools

Construction management and science programs incorporate practical coursework in building materials and structures with accounting and management principles. Read on for more information about the top schools to offer these programs.

Schools Overview

Tuskegee University in Alabama and the University of Florida in Gainesville offer two of the best programs in building construction in the U.S. Both schools have been ranked for their academic excellence by 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

Tuskegee University was ranked #13 among regional colleges in the South by U.S. News and World Report in 2014. Tuskegee University is composed of six colleges and schools, including the Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science. It 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 #49 among national universities in 2014. 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.

Best Colleges and Universities for Building Construction

College/University Distinction Location
North Dakota State College of Science NDSCS is one of only eight schools in the country to partner with John Deee to offer a construction program. Wahpeton, ND
Park University Construction management courses at Park University can be completed in 8-week instead of 16-week sessions. Parkville, MO
Seminole State College of Florida Students can take advantage of a Career Development Center that includes business mentors, career fairs and internship opportunities. Sanford, FL
Southern Utah University SUU ranked #27 among top public schools, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2014 listing. Cedar City, UT
Tuskegee University According to U.S. News & World Report, Tuskegee ranked #5 among Historically Black Colleges and Universities in 2014. Tuskegee, AL
University of Florida in Gainesville U.S. News & World Report ranked the school #14 among top public schools in 2014. Gainesville, FL
University of Texas at San Antonio Students who attended UTSA in the 2012-2013 school year were awarded $8 million scholarships and $12.1 million in work-study awards. San Antonio, TX
Utah Valley University The school offers several construction science majors, including construction management, building inspection technology and facilities management. Parkway, Orem, UT
Vermont Technical College VTC offers several resources through its Center for Academic Success, including career planning and tutoring services. Randolph Center, VT

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