Modern Welding School

Overview of Modern Welding School

Modern Welding School is located in Schenectady, NY (a small city). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Modern Welding School is the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in production trades.

Modern Welding School Selectivity

Modern Welding School is an open-admission school.

Student Body

The school had 88 enrolled students in 2007-2008. A large number of students at Modern Welding School are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Modern Welding School is to train highly-skilled welders in a state-of-the-art facility where both student and staff remain motivated to excel in the education process to meet the changing needs of the welding industry."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Modern Welding School

Modern Welding School
1842 State St
Schenectady , NY 12304
General Phone: (518) 374-1216

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Modern Welding School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Production Trades97welding

Number of programs and degrees for Modern Welding School in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year181
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years791

Modern Welding School Student Body

In 2007-2008, Modern Welding School had a total enrollment of 88 students (104 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 28%
20-21 5%
22-24 9%
25-29 5%
30-34 22%
35-39 13%
40-49 14%
50-64 6%

Modern Welding School Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 79 %
Part-Time 95 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 89%

Modern Welding School Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Schenectady, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Modern Welding School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Modern Welding School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2275900)

Modern Welding School Degree Programs (2007)

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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Modern Welding School Highlights

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What Sets Modern Welding School Apart:

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% students 40 years or older
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Top 17%Modern Welding School % students 40 years or older

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