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Most Popular Schools for Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop working drawings and electronic simulations for architectural and related construction projects. Includes instruction in basic construction and structural design, architectural rendering, architectural-aided drafting (CAD), layout and designs, architectural blueprint interpretation, building materials, and basic structural wiring diagramming.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Montgomery College 62 2% $5,652
2 Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford 52 3% $18,519
3 Pima Community College 41 1% $3,324
4 Island Drafting and Technical Institute 41 66% $16,600
5 Central New Mexico Community College 39 0% $2,084
6 College of DuPage 39 1% $6,050
7 CUNY New York City College of Technology 37 2% $7,317
8 City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College 37 2% $5,380
9 Tulsa Technology Center-Broken Arrow Campus 36 12% N/A
10 The Community College of Baltimore County 34 1% $4,959
11 Lake Washington Institute of Technology 31 3% $5,188
12 Harper College 29 1% $4,054
13 Northland Community and Technical College 24 2% $6,517
14 Honolulu Community College 24 4% $3,550
15 Anne Arundel Community College 23 1% $5,792
16 Portland Community College 21 0% $5,098
17 Northwest Technical Institute 21 55% $18,080
18 Oklahoma City Community College 20 1% $4,341
19 South Puget Sound Community College 20 1% $5,496
20 Southern Maine Community College 19 2% $16,264
21 Hennepin Technical College 18 1% $6,998
22 North Idaho College 17 2% $14,142
23 Long Beach City College 17 0% $2,957
24 Salt Lake Community College 17 0% $5,022
25 Pennsylvania Highlands Community College 17 7% $5,360
26 Johnson College 15 9% $27,765
27 Stark State College 15 1% $4,607
28 Olympic College 15 1% $17,334
29 Vincennes University 15 1% $17,741
30 Owens Community College 15 1% $5,826
31 Canadian Valley Technology Center 15 4% N/A
32 Mesa Community College 14 0% $3,238
33 Westwood College-Annandale 14 10% $17,637
34 Frederick Community College 13 1% $4,371
35 Waukesha County Technical College 13 1% $5,485
36 Scottsdale Community College 13 1% $3,238
37 Metropolitan Community College Area 13 1% $12,465
38 Three Rivers Community College 11 2% $5,412
39 Triton College 11 1% $4,712
40 Southeast Technical Institute 11 1% $18,132
41 Wharton County Junior College 11 1% $10,387
42 Sierra College 11 0% $13,390
43 New Mexico State University-Dona Ana 11 1% $2,644
44 Sullivan College of Technology and Design 10 6% $33,570
45 Anoka Technical College 10 2% $7,190
46 Palomar College 10 0% $3,038
47 Minneapolis Community and Technical College 10 1% $6,550
48 City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College 10 1% $5,380
49 Luzerne County Community College 9 1% $6,140
50 Institute of Design and Construction 9 38% $8,840
51 Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis 9 0% $21,680
52 Macomb Community College 9 0% $4,043
53 Hawaii Community College 9 2% $3,654
54 Rend Lake College 8 1% $4,222
55 Kaskaskia College 8 0% $4,918
56 Phoenix College 8 0% $3,238
57 Kirkwood Community College 8 0% $6,200
58 Lewis and Clark Community College 8 1% $4,312
59 Triangle Tech Inc-Dubois 8 9% $17,681
60 Universidad Del Turabo 8 0% $7,086
61 Moore Norman Technology Center 8 2% N/A
62 Northeast Community College 7 1% $12,706
63 Western Dakota Technical Institute 7 2% $8,620
64 Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology 7 6% $36,965
65 Carroll Community College 7 1% $4,702
66 Commonwealth Technical Institute 7 4% $31,207
67 Bluegrass Community and Technical College 7 0% $4,516
68 St Cloud Technical and Community College 7 1% $6,301
69 Westwood College-Denver South 7 8% $16,262
70 Northwest Technical Institute 6 3% $3,821
71 Northern Virginia Community College 6 0% $5,377
72 Westwood College-Anaheim 6 2% $18,039
73 Oakland Community College 6 0% $3,697
74 Universidad Del Este 6 0% $7,086
75 Baker College of Auburn Hills 6 1% $9,900
76 Minnesota State Community and Technical College 6 0% $14,898
77 Cleveland State Community College 6 1% $4,505
78 College of Lake County 6 0% $4,704
79 Grand Rapids Community College 6 0% $4,098
80 Lake Superior College 6 0% $6,587
81 Westwood College-Chicago Loop 6 5% $17,966
82 Southeast Community College Area 6 0% $12,604
83 Hocking College 6 0% $14,570
84 Baker College of Allen Park 6 1% $9,900
85 Westwood College-Northlake 6 4% $17,370
86 Green River Community College 5 0% $5,580
87 Westmoreland County Community College 5 0% $4,820
88 Midlands Technical College 5 0% $5,468
89 Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City 5 1% $4,101
90 Des Moines Area Community College 5 0% $17,472
91 Hutchinson Community College 5 1% $13,343
92 University of Alaska Anchorage 5 0% $18,620
93 Illinois Valley Community College 5 0% $4,642
94 Baker College of Muskegon 5 1% $20,100
95 Westwood College-Los Angeles 5 1% $17,687
96 Sacramento City College 4 0% $2,760
97 Lake Land College 4 0% $3,594
98 College of the Canyons 4 0% $2,864
99 Keystone Technical Institute 4 3% N/A
100 Rogue Community College 4 0% $5,325

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.