Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa

  • The mission of Tulsa Welding School is to assist learners in the development of the skills and knowledge necessary for employment and professional growth.
School Highlights
  • Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa serves 926 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 29:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority American and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa is one of 9 community colleges within Tulsa County, OK.
  • The nearest community college to Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa is Clary Sage College (3.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa places among the top 20% of community colleges in Oklahoma for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 44% over five years.
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa(OK) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationTechnical CollegeBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty28 staff58 staff
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered29

Student Body

  • The student population of Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has decreased from 41:1 over five years.
  • The Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has grown by 28% over five years.
Total Enrollment926 students1,805 students
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio33:129:1
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students926 students849 students
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Enrollment Breakdown OK All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
18%
10%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
1%
2%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Asian (2007-2011)
% Hispanic
11%
6%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
10%
9%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Black (2007-2016)
% White
51%
61%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
5%
5%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
11%
5%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Ethnicity Breakdown OK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.690.60
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
58%
23%
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,800$33,300
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid76%88%
    Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$11,520
    Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,500
    Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Tulsa 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

    • The nearest community college to Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa is Clary Sage College (3.6 miles away).
    • College Location Mi. Students
    • Clary Sage College
      Clary Sage College Photo
      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
      Community Care College Photo
      Private, non-profit
      570 students | 4.30 Mi4242 South Sheridan
      Tulsa OK  74145
      9186100027
      4.30570
    • 849 students | 4.70 Mi8820 East Pine Street
      Tulsa OK  74115
      (918)836-6886
      4.70849
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    Tulsa community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Tulsa is Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.