Welding Technology/Welder is 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. In this article, we analyze the 2015 tuition and other costs for vocational Welding Technology/Welder programs offered by U.S. Colleges.
Total 172 colleges are offering the Welding Technology/Welder programs. Among them, 34 colleges keep the program as their largest program. The average tuition for the Welding Technology/Welder program is $8,020 for 2015.
Next table describes average tuition, books & supply costs, program length and other information for Welding Technology/Welder program.
|Total Number of Schools||172|
|Average Tuition & Fees||$8,020|
|Average Books & Supplies Costs||$812|
|Average Length of Program (in contact hours)||790.01 Hours|
|Average Number of Months to Complete Program||9.80 Month(s)|
Average Cost of Attendance for Welding Technology/Welder Program
For academic year 2014-2015, the average cost of attendance of Welding Technology/Welder program is $19,524 when students living on campus housing facilities and $22,084 when living off campus. If students live with family or relatives, the cost of attendance is - without room & board costs. The 2015 average tuition & fees for the Welding Technology/Welder is $8,020.
Next table and chart illustrate the average amount of each cost item for studying vocational Welding Technology/Welder program in US colleges.
|Tuition & Fees||$8,020|
|Books and Supplies||$812|
|On-Camus Room & Board||$8,719|
|On-Camus Other Expenses||$1,974|
|Off-Camus Room & Board||$8,780|
|Off-Camus Other Expenses||$4,473|
|Off-Camus Other Expenses Living with Family||$3,898|
Popular Colleges in Welding Technology/Welder Area
Below list is the colleges that offer Welding Technology/Welder and are popular in the area. The popularity is calculated based on enrollment, referred number, and other academic factors. In addition you can see all schools offering the program at Welding Technology/Welder Vocational Schools page.
Tulsa Welding School-TulsaTulsa, OK , 2 Vocational Programs Offered
Ohio Technical CollegeCleveland, OH , 17 Vocational Programs Offered
New Castle School of TradesNew Castle, PA , 13 Vocational Programs Offered
Tulsa Welding School-JacksonvilleJacksonville, FL , 2 Vocational Programs Offered
Lively Technical CenterTallahassee, FL , 33 Vocational Programs Offered
Maricopa Skill CenterPhoenix, AZ , 40 Vocational Programs Offered
Arizona Automotive InstituteGlendale, AZ , 4 Vocational Programs Offered
Laurus Technical InstituteDecatur, GA , 5 Vocational Programs Offered
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-PulaskiPulaski, TN , 11 Vocational Programs Offered
Midwest Technical Institute-SpringfieldSpringfield, IL , 10 Vocational Programs Offered