Best Colleges with Welding Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Welding, you'll find there are three different degrees that can be earned. A major in Welding is a very popular major and is offered at a wide variety of colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Welding degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Welding degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Welding.

The Best Welding Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Northwest Louisiana Technical College Minden, LA

Northwest Louisiana Technical College offers 2 Welding Degree programs. It's a small public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 1,079 students graduated in the study area of Welding with students earning 1,079 Certificates degrees.

2 Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Tulsa, OK

Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa offers 2 Welding Degree programs. It's a small private college in a large city. In 2015, 819 students graduated in the study area of Welding with students earning 780 Certificates degrees, and 39 Associate's degrees.

3 Tulsa Welding School-Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL

Tulsa Welding School-Jacksonville offers 1 Welding Degree program. It's a private school in a large city. In 2015, 530 students graduated in the study area of Welding with students earning 530 Certificates degrees.

4 Central Louisiana Technical Community College Alexandria, LA

Central Louisiana Technical Community College offers 2 Welding Degree programs. It's a small public college in a small city. In 2015, 435 students graduated in the study area of Welding with students earning 435 Certificates degrees.

5 Louisiana Delta Community College Monroe, LA

Louisiana Delta Community College offers 2 Welding Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 564 students graduated in the study area of Welding with students earning 564 Certificates degrees.

6 Capital Area Technical College Baton Rouge, LA

Capital Area Technical College offers 2 Welding Degree programs. It's a small public college in a mid sized city. In 2015, 400 students graduated in the study area of Welding with students earning 400 Certificates degrees.

7 Northshore Technical Community College Bogalusa, LA

Northshore Technical Community College offers 2 Welding Degree programs. It's a small public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 401 students graduated in the study area of Welding with students earning 401 Certificates degrees.

8 Northcentral Technical College Wausau, WI

Northcentral Technical College offers 3 Welding Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a small city. In 2015, 460 students graduated in the study area of Welding with students earning 455 Certificates degrees, and 5 Associate's degrees.

9 Arizona Automotive Institute Glendale, AZ

Arizona Automotive Institute offers 1 Welding Degree program. It's a private school in a large suburb. In 2015, 249 students graduated in the study area of Welding with students earning 249 Certificates degrees.

10 Front Range Community College Westminster, CO

Front Range Community College offers 3 Welding Degree programs. It's a large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 404 students graduated in the study area of Welding with students earning 386 Certificates degrees, and 18 Associate's degrees.

List of Welding Schools in the U.S.

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  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Northwest Louisiana Technical College Minden, LA
2/5
34 : 1 2,924
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa Tulsa, OK 40 : 1 1,055
Tulsa Welding School-Jacksonville Tulsa Welding School-Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL 36 : 1 822
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Central Louisiana Technical Community College Alexandria, LA
2/5
29 : 1 2,445
University Logo Louisiana Delta Community College Monroe, LA
2/5
18 : 1 2,080
University Logo Capital Area Technical College Baton Rouge, LA
2/5
23 : 1 785
Northshore Technical Community College Northshore Technical Community College Bogalusa, LA
2/5
39 : 1 3,655
Northcentral Technical College Northcentral Technical College Wausau, WI
2/5
34 : 1 4,580
Arizona Automotive Institute Arizona Automotive Institute Glendale, AZ 22 : 1 655
Front Range Community College Front Range Community College Westminster, CO
2/5
36 : 1 18,747
South Central Louisiana Technical College South Central Louisiana Technical College Morgan City, LA
2/5
38 : 1 2,669
Des Moines Area Community College Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, IA
2/5
37 : 1 22,298
San Jacinto Community College San Jacinto Community College Pasadena, TX
2/5
35 : 1 28,326
Everett Community College Everett Community College Everett, WA
2/5
33 : 1 7,505
South Louisiana Community College South Louisiana Community College Lafayette, LA
2/5
40 : 1 6,958
Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Troy, OH 14 : 1 371
Mountainland Applied Technology College Mountainland Applied Technology College Lehi, UT 34 : 1 2,117
Liberty University Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
4/5
39 : 1 80,494
Maysville Community and Technical College Maysville Community and Technical College Maysville, KY
2/5
28 : 1 3,158
Southwestern Illinois College Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL
3/5
31 : 1 9,943
University Logo Hispanic American College Gurabo, PR 45 : 1 446
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Shell Lake, WI
2/5
12 : 1 2,894
South Seattle College South Seattle College Seattle, WA
2/5
40 : 1 6,076
Butte College Butte College Oroville, CA
1/5
32 : 1 11,669
Lone Star College System Lone Star College System The Woodlands, TX
2/5
33 : 1 70,724

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Getting a Welding Degree Online

Schools offering online Welding degrees

Online Welding degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 27 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Welding degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
St Cloud Technical and Community College 27 0 0 0 0
Saint Paul College 26 0 0 0 0
Laramie County Community College 14 2 0 0 0
Mississippi Delta Community College 13 0 0 0 0
Pamlico Community College 2 1 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Welding degrees?
  • 7 Certificates
  • 3 Associate's

What degrees do people get in Welding?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 321 Colleges 2,377 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 5 Colleges 6 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 858 Colleges 33,561 Graduates

Welding Degree Overview

When it comes to choosing a Welding degree, earning a traditional degree is very common. A degree in Welding will occasionally not require a sizable amount of time investment and is regularly achieved in only a year or two. The most popular Welding degree earned was a certificate and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Welding degree that people get is an associate's degree. While a certificate is the likely degree choice, acquiring an associate's degree degree isn't out of the question. Although a bachelor's degree is offered at some schools, getting a traditional degree is not very common. When it comes to finding the right degree for you, find what would be a good match to your goals and flexibility as well as looking into what school options are available in order for you to earn your degree.

Average cost of college for a Welding degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$3,482 Public In-State
$12,731 Private In-State
$6,930 Public Out-of-State
$12,731 Private Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$4,670 Public In-State
$11,899 Private In-State
$10,756 Public Out-of-State
$11,899 Private Out-of-State

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