- The mission of Tulsa Welding School is to assist learners in the development of the skills and knowledge necessary for employment and professional growth.
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa serves 785 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 785 students
- Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
- Minority enrollment: 55%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oklahoma for:
Debt For Students
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 107% over five years.
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa
(OK) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Number of Programs Offered
The student population of Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- 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
Frequently Asked Questions
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Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa ranks among the top 20% of community college in Oklahoma for: Diversity in US community colleges, Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation) and Least debt for graduating students.
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