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Hohokus School of Trade and Technical Sciences


At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, less-than 2-year

School Size & Setting

Large | Suburb

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The HoHoKus School of Trade and Technical Sciences, located in Paterson, N.J., is a premier welding school that offers hands-on training in most phases of the welding and building trades. The school boasts nearly 10,000 graduates since its inception in 1954. Certifications offered by the American Welding Society, American Petroleum Institute, U.S. Navy Welding Code Specifications, the U.S. Coast Guard , Merchant Marine Transports and Facilities and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers are available in our programs.

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cost & financial aid

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 78.0% $5,313
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 86.0% $500
Loans 86.0% $11,710

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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
Male Students

Student Ethnicities
  1. Hispanic/Latino54.88%
  2. Black20.73%
  3. Caucasian20.73%
  4. Asian3.66%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled


Undergraduate students


Full Time Students
Part Time Students

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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