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Specialized Colleges: From Cartooning to Underwater Welding

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  • American College of the Building Arts (SC): students involved in restoration of classic American buildings as well as construction of notable new ones
  • Bard College at Simon's Rock (Great Barrington, MA): offers early college for high school students
  • Barnett Bicycle Institute (CO): bicycle mechanics and materials
  • College of the Atlantic (Bar Harbor, ME): focus on human ecology
  • Court of Master Sommeliers, Online: certified program for becoming an expert on wine
  • Divine Word College (Epworth, IA): missionary service
  • Heritage University (Toppenish, WA): serves rural and nontraditional students
  • Landmark College (Putney, VT): serves dyslexic students and others with learning disabilities
  • Mesa Hotline School (CO): utility company lineman training including classes in transformer connections and roper splicing
  • Missouri Auction School (MO): includes workshops on antiques, machinery and livestock
  • Modoc Railroad Academy (CA): training for modern railroad operation
  • National Polytechnic College of Science (CA): underwater welding/wet welding programs
  • National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NY): career-based education and support services
  • North Bennet Street School (Boston, MA): bookbinding; cabinet and furniture making; carpentry; jewelry making and repair; locksmithing; piano technology; violin making and repair
  • Northland College (Ashland, WI): focus on the environment
  • Oaksterdam University, Oakland College (CA): medical marijuana industry careers
  • Royal College of Art (UK): automobile design
  • San Francisco School of Circus Arts (CA): training in recreational, preprofessional, and professional circus arts
  • Sankey Rodeo School (MO): to become a rodeo clown
  • Scratch DJ Academy (NY): to become a DJ and music producer
  • Sideshow School (NY): to become a sideshow performer
  • Skydive University (FL): coaching and coach training for a skydiver
  • Sterling College (Craftsbury Common, VT): focus on the environment
  • The Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art (Dover, NJ): includes comic book art
  • United Bicycle Institute (OR): bike mechanics and bike framing
  • United Stuntmen's Association Stunt School (WA): precision driving, weaponry, stair falls, wire work
  • United World College (NM): for high school students who wish to pursue an international baccalaureate
  • Unity College (Unity, ME): focus on the environment

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