ITT Technical Institute-Torrance

20050 S. Vermont Ave
Torrance, CA 90502
Tel: (310)380-1555
506 students
Private for-profit
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:
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ITT Technical Institute-Torrance serves 506 students (79.84% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
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ITT Technical Institute-Torrance is one of 57 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
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The nearest community college is El Camino Community College District (3.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 50% over five years.
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 13 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 506 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 37:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment 506 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 404 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 102 students
1,017 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
11%
2%
% Hispanic
48%
7%
% Black
25%
12%
% White
11%
57%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,048 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,048 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
89%
Percent Admitted 94%
79%
Source: 2005 (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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