A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to further process ferrous and/or non-ferrous metal plates or shapes, and to manufacture and/or install products as interpreted through technical drawings. Includes instruction in trade tools, shop equipment, reading and interpreting blueprints, material handling, welding, thermal cutting, metallurgy, template pattern development, plate and structural fabrication, destructive and non-destructive testing, inspection, shipment preparation and fabrication installation.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Midwest Technical Institute-East Peoria||82||16%||N/A|
|2||Fox Valley Technical College||41||2%||$5,728|
|3||Waukesha County Technical College||31||2%||$5,485|
|4||State Fair Community College||26||3%||$11,275|
|5||Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology||15||5%||$16,780|
|6||Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Paris||15||5%||N/A|
|7||Lake Career and Technical Center||1||8%||$4,850|
|8||Helena College University of Montana||1||0%||$4,261|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Metal Fabricator program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.