ITT Technical Institute-Torrance

2555 W. 190th Street, Suite 125, Torrance
CA, 90504
Tel: (310)965-5900
616 students
Public institution
At ITT Tech we are committed to helping men and women develop the skills and knowledge to pursue many opportunities in fields involving technology, criminal justice, and business.
School Highlights:
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance serves 616 students (68% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance is one of 59 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is Westwood College - South Bay Campus (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 616 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment
616 students
1,287 students
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
416 students
832 students
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 200 students
1,021 students
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance sch enrollment ITT Technical Institute-Torrance sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
6%
2%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
69%
7%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
18%
12%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Black (2006-2012)
% White
6%
66%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance More (2010-2011)
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance sch ethnicity ITT Technical Institute-Torrance sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.48 0.45
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,048 $5,890
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,048 $10,050
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 81%
78%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

ITT Technical Institute, Torrance, is one of a network of coeducational, non-denominational private postsecondary educational institutions owned and operated by ITT Educational Services, Inc., a Delaware corporation. ITT Technical Institute was founded December 1, 1959 as Teletronic Technical Institute. In July 1965, the name was changed to Sams Technical Institute. International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation acquired the school in 1966. The name of the school was changed in September 1970 to ITT Technical Institute. The school moved to its present location in September 1996. The school now offers associate of applied science degree programs of study in Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Drafting and Design and Information Technology, a bachelor of applied science degree program of study in Automated Manufacturing Technology and bachelor of science degree programs of study in Business Adminstration, Data Communication Systems Technology, Digital Entertainment and Game Design, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology, Industrial Automation Engineering Technology, Information Systems Security, Software Engineering Technology and Technical Project Management. Other branches of ITT Technical Institute are located in Norfolk, Virginia, Norwood, Massachusetts, Woburn Massachusetts, Louisville, Kentucky and Arnold, Missouri. ITT Technical Institute, Torrance, opened in October 1986 in Carson, California, initially offering an associate degree program of study in Electronics Engineering Technology. The school now offers associate of science degree programs of study in Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Drafting and Design and Information Technology-Computer Network Systems, Information Technology-Multimedia and bachelor of science degree programs of study in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Data Communication Systems Technology, Digital Entertainment and Game Design, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology, Information Systems Security, Software Engineering Technology and Technical Project Management. The school moved to its present location in March 1998. In December 2004 branches of the school opened in Kansas City, Missouri and Kennesaw, Georgia, and in 2006 a learning site opened in Culver City, California. The school is located at 20050 S. Vermont Avenue, in Torrance, California. The facility of 30,000 square feet contains classrooms, laboratories, administrative and student services offices. Parking, sidewalk and classroom ramps, restrooms and pay phones are available for disabled persons. The school also occupies 13,358 square feet at its learning site at 6101 West Centinela Ave., Suite 180, in Culver City with classrooms, labratories and a student break area. The facility is in compliance with federal, state and local ordinances and regulations, including those relating to safety and health. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate of science and bachelor of science degrees. ITT Technical Institute was granted authorization by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education under Section 94900 of the California Educational Code, as a degree-granting institution.

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