Enrollment Procedures


Prospective students are encouraged to tour the school facilities and visit with a school official.  A $100.00 application fee is then required and shall be applied to the student's tuition at the time of the student's enrollment. NOTE: The $100.00 application fee is nonrefundable. 

Prospective students unable to visit the school are mailed a catalog with a class registration form. This form must be completed and mailed to the school, along with a $100.00 application fee. Student's can also fill out a class application form online here. When registration form and application fee have been received by the school, notification of start date will be finalized. The enrollment agreement shall be explained and signed on the student’s orientation day (start date). 

Prospective students will be contacted by an admissions representative and encouraged to enroll in school, in the event that the registration form and fee have not been received.

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Admission Requirements

Any student 17 years of age or younger must sign an enrollment agreement form jointly by a parent, guardian, or guarantor. A high school diploma or HiSET is not required to attend MWI but is highly recommended.

NOTE: Student applicants must have good eyesight and use corrective lenses if necessary. This institution extends training to the handicapped and is designed for handicapped students. Previous welding experience is not required for most courses offered at this institution.

All tuition and fees are required on or before the start date. Other financing arrangements may be made by contacting our admissions representatives.

NOTE: Students shall be admitted to MISSOURI WELDING INSTITUTE, trained and referred to potential employers without regard to race, color, creed, sex, religion or national origin.



An orientation session is scheduled for each incoming class. The purpose of this session is to acquaint students with school policies, training facilities and safety procedures. Students orientation date will be the first day of class (a.k.a. start date).

Want to learn more about our welding school or courses offered? Feel free to reach out to us online with any of your questions.

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