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Most Popular Schools for Welding Technology/Welder Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to join or cut metal surfaces. Includes instruction in arc welding, resistance welding, brazing and soldering, cutting, high-energy beam welding and cutting, solid state welding, ferrous and non-ferrous materials, oxidation-reduction reactions, welding metallurgy, welding processes and heat treating, structural design, safety, and applicable codes and standards.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa 740 100% N/A
2 Tulsa Welding School-Jacksonville 528 100% N/A
3 Capital Area Technical College 501 26% $4,336
4 Northwest Louisiana Technical College 362 18% $3,829
5 Southwestern Illinois College 324 11% $4,524
6 Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus 311 16% $4,351
7 Ashland Community and Technical College 281 17% $4,456
8 Hobart Institute of Welding Technology 259 100% N/A
9 San Jacinto Community College 248 5% $2,802
10 Bluegrass Community and Technical College 218 6% $4,516
11 Maysville Community and Technical College 217 13% $4,456
12 Mountainland Applied Technology College 215 13% $1,692
13 West Kentucky Community and Technical College 214 8% $4,456
14 Peninsula College 208 11% $5,246
15 Hispanic American College 202 69% N/A
16 Des Moines Area Community College 184 6% $17,472
17 Lincoln College of Technology-Denver 183 22% N/A
18 Northshore Technical Community College 183 18% $4,466
19 Seattle Community College-South Campus 178 11% $4,850
20 Central Community College 170 8% $11,902
21 Somerset Community College 170 6% $4,456
22 Lone Star College System 164 3% $2,158
23 Apex Technical School 159 15% N/A
24 Aims Community College 147 10% $3,310
25 Walla Walla Community College 143 8% $5,376
26 Grays Harbor College 138 14% $4,965
27 Lincoln Technical Institute-East Windsor 135 24% N/A
28 Olympic College 131 5% $17,334
29 Albany Technical College 129 6% $3,334
30 South Arkansas Community College 129 16% $4,457
31 Tidewater Tech-Trades 125 51% $15,651
32 South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus 124 3% $3,300
33 Lincoln College of Technology-Grand Prairie 121 20% $22,632
34 Madisonville Community College 120 10% $4,456
35 New Castle School of Trades 120 25% N/A
36 Midwest Technical Institute-Moline 120 43% N/A
37 Savannah Technical College 119 5% $3,608
38 Owens Community College 115 7% $5,826
39 Arizona Automotive Institute 114 24% $32,089
40 Greenville Technical College 112 5% $5,049
41 Arkansas State University-Beebe 112 8% $12,110
42 Green River Community College 111 3% $5,580
43 Hazard Community and Technical College 109 8% $4,456
44 West Georgia Technical College 107 5% $3,986
45 Augusta Technical College 106 8% $4,498
46 Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield 104 22% N/A
47 Ivy Tech Community College 102 1% $4,695
48 Hinds Community College 100 5% $8,710
49 Tri-County Technical College 98 9% $5,244
50 Northland Pioneer College 98 24% $3,006
51 Texas State Technical College-Waco 97 8% $12,441
52 South Georgia Technical College 97 8% $8,828
53 Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College 96 6% $4,456
54 Mech-Tech College 95 7% $9,304
55 Trinity Valley Community College 93 7% $13,440
56 Paris Junior College 93 10% $13,187
57 Modern Welding School 93 100% N/A
58 Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College 91 9% $4,600
59 Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland 91 26% N/A
60 Northeast Wisconsin Technical College 89 3% $5,634
61 Hill College 89 13% $12,109
62 River Parishes Community College 87 21% $4,432
63 Central Louisiana Technical Community College 87 12% $2,647
64 CET-San Bernardino 85 47% N/A
65 Front Range Community College 84 2% $5,024
66 Jefferson Community and Technical College 84 3% $4,536
67 Houston Community College 83 1% $4,030
68 Butte College 83 3% $3,014
69 Oconee Fall Line Technical College 83 11% $3,600
70 Piedmont Technical College 81 7% $5,000
71 Coastal Bend College 81 9% $11,380
72 Pitt Community College 79 5% $3,179
73 Hawkeye Community College 79 6% $5,230
74 Moraine Park Technical College 78 6% $5,607
75 Washtenaw Community College 78 2% $3,162
76 Central New Mexico Community College 77 1% $2,084
77 Lee College 77 5% $3,018
78 Welder Training and Testing Institute 77 100% N/A
79 Austin Community College District 76 3% $3,690
80 CET-San Diego 76 40% N/A
81 Central Georgia Technical College 75 2% $3,954
82 Ohio Technical College 74 13% N/A
83 Delta Technical College 74 13% N/A
84 South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-San Antonio 74 42% N/A
85 Pikes Peak Community College 73 3% $4,956
86 Rend Lake College 72 5% $4,222
87 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College 72 3% $4,456
88 Wayne Community College 71 9% $3,940
89 South Texas College 70 2% $4,446
90 Sauk Valley Community College 69 9% $5,125
91 Neosho County Community College 68 6% $15,264
92 Advanced Technology Institute 67 12% $13,095
93 Denmark Technical College 66 13% $12,178
94 Cerritos College 66 3% $3,056
95 Elgin Community College 65 3% $4,126
96 Grayson College 64 7% $10,660
97 Western Iowa Tech Community College 64 3% $12,882
98 CET-El Centro 64 22% N/A
99 Lanier Technical College 64 5% $3,922
100 Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City 63 2% $4,590

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Welding Technology/Welder 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.