Chicago ORT Technical Institute

5440 Fargo Avenue, Skokie
IL, 60077
Tel: (847)324-5588
397 students
Private not-for-profit

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School Highlights:
Chicago ORT Technical Institute serves 397 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 38%.
Chicago ORT Technical Institute is one of 32 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
The nearest community college is Kendall College (1.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 397 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 280:1 has increased from 0:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment
397 students
1,303 students
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
397 students
834 students
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Chicago ORT Technical Institute sch enrollment Chicago ORT Technical Institute sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
25%
2%
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Hispanic (2007-2012)
% Black
1%
11%
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Black (2007-2012)
% White
57%
66%
Chicago ORT Technical Institute White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
16%
2%
Chicago ORT Technical Institute More (2009-2012)
Chicago ORT Technical Institute sch ethnicity Chicago ORT Technical Institute 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. 0.59 0.44
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Cook, IL public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,329 per year for in-state students and $9,679 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,824 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Cook, IL is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Cook, IL community colleges have a 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. of 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Cook, IL is Lexington College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.