Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa

2545 E. 11th Street
Tulsa, OK 74104
Tel: (918)587-6789
1,094 students
Public institution
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 1,094 students (96% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority American and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
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 25 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
College Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 25 staff
61 staff
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 3 7

Student Body

The student population of 1,094 has grown by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 41:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 53% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,094 students 1,315 students
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 42:1
22:1
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,054 students
815 students
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
16%
1%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
12%
20%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
8%
15%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Black (2006-2013)
% White
45%
49%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
17%
6%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Unknown (2007-2013)
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. 0.75 0.70
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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

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