Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus

2545 E. 11th Street, Tulsa
OK, 74104-3909
Tel: (918)587-6789
979 students
Private for-profit
The mission of TWS is to produce "World Class Welders and Welding Inspectors." TWS trains its graduates for the skills, knowledge, and the workplace attitudes essential to enter the profession of welding or inspection. Graduates who put forth the dedication, commitment to excel, and workplace experience in their welding or inspection profession can achieve world class levels of performance.
School Highlights:
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus serves 979 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority American and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus is one of 10 community colleges within Tulsa County, OK.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 979 teachers has grown by 39% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment
979 students
1,275 students
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
979 students
829 students
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus sch enrollment Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan 11%
% Asian -
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus Asian (2006-2010)
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic 9%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 8%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus Black (2006-2012)
% White 66%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races 5%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus More (2009-2012)
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus sch ethnicity Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.54 0.45
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Campus Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

TWS was founded in 1949 by two pipeline welders who recognized the strong demand for pipeline welders. Over more than 50 years, TWS has evolved into an educational institution that prepares students for welding and inspection careers in a multitude of welding specialties and applications. TWS in Tulsa started its Associate degree program in welding technology effective February 1998. The Master Welder program prepares a graduate for entry level positions in structural, pipe, thin alloy, and pipeline welding. Key welding processes include SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, FCAW, and high frequency GTAW. The program contains ten training phases of three weeks each. Structural Welder contains five of the Master Welder phases. This program prepares a graduate to weld on structures (plate surfaces) using the welding processes of SMAW, GMAW and FCAW. Associate of Occupational Studies in Welding Technology degree consists of the Master Welder program for the first-seven months. The new TWS branch campus in Jacksonville, Florida opened November 2001 to provide welder training. Programs in welding match those in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.

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