Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa

2545 E. 11th Street
Tulsa, OK 74104-3909
Tel: (918)587-6789
1,054 students
Private for-profit
The mission of Tulsa Welding School is to assist learners in the development of the skills and knowledge necessary for employment and professional growth. The Tulsa Welding School offers programs for: Professional Welder Associate of Occupational Studies in Welding Technology
School Highlights
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa serves 1,054 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 41:1 is higher than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 38%.
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa is one of 10 community colleges within Tulsa County, OK.
The nearest community college is Clary Sage College (3.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
College Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa 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
Total Faculty 26 staff
62 staff
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Total Faculty (2006-2014)
Number of Programs Offered 2 8

Student Body

The student population of 1,054 has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 41:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 43% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,054 students 1,371 students
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 41:1
22:1
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,054 students
779 students
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
20%
1%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
13%
20%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
6%
15%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Black (2006-2014)
% White
46%
49%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa More (2009-2014)
% Unknown races
11%
6%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Unknown (2007-2014)
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.73 0.70
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 76%
90%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • TTulsa Welding School was founded in 1949 by two welders who recognized a strong demand for skilled tradesman in their industry. Over 60 years later, TWS has evolved into an educational institution that prepares students for various skilled trade careers with a multitude of specialties and applications. We train our graduates for the skills, knowledge, and the workplace attitudes that are essential when entering the professional world. Graduates who put forth the dedication, commitment to excel, and workplace experience in their welding, pipefitting, shipfitting, HVAC/R or electrical welding education, have the potential to obtain a lasting and rewarding welding career. 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. For more information about the school please visit: www.weldingschool.com

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Clary Sage College
    Private, non-profit
    305 students | 3.60 Mi3131 South Sheridan
    Tulsa OK 74145
    (918)298-8200
    3.60305
  • Platt College-Tulsa
    Private for-profit
    276 students | 3.90 Mi3801 S Sheridan
    Tulsa OK 74145
    (918)663-9000
    3.90276
  • 17,861 students | 3.90 Mi6111 E Skelly Dr
    Tulsa OK 74135
    (918)595-7000
    3.9017,861
  • Community Care College
    Private, non-profit
    570 students | 4.30 Mi4242 South Sheridan
    Tulsa OK 74145
    (918)610-0027
    4.30570
  • 849 students | 4.70 Mi8820 East Pine Street
    Tulsa OK 74115
    (918)836-6886
    4.70849
Did You Know?
For Tulsa private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,963 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Tulsa community colleges have a 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. of 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Tulsa is Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.