Tuition and Fees

CDA offers an affordable training program to become a commercial welder

Every possible effort has been made by CDA to avoid increases in the cost of welding training. CDA reserves the right to change the charges for tuition and expenses without written notice. CDA accepts several types of funding, so please see the Financial Aid page for details.

Tuition $14,400.00
Registration Fee (Non-Refundable) $100.00
Lab Fee $800.00
Equipment (Estimate) $841.00*
Books $379.00*
Physical (if performed by our physician) $130.00
TOTAL (Off Campus) $16,650.00*
Housing & Meal Plan (26 weeks) $7.052.50*
TOTAL (On Campus) $23,702.05*
Breakfast & Lunch (Monday through Friday) $1,950.00*
Parking $260.00
*Does not include sales tax  


Click here to view the list of equipment & books as a PDF file. All of these items will be issued to students on the first day.