Island Drafting and Technical Institute

Tel: (631)691-8733
103 students
Private for-profit
Island Drafting and Technical Institute was founded in 1957, and is staffed by faculty members who have had professional and practical experience in the Engineering, Architectural, CADD (Computer Aided Drafting/Design) and Computer and Electronics fields. The Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology, and is authorized to confer two-year Associate degrees by the New York State Board of Regents.
School Highlights:
Island Drafting and Technical Institute serves 103 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Island Drafting and Technical Institute is one of 4 community colleges within Suffolk County, NY.
The nearest community college is Farmingdale State College (5.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 5 staff
59 staff
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 103 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
103 students
1,282 students
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
22:1
Island Drafting and Technical Institute student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
103 students
810 students
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
2%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
20%
7%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
14%
12%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Black (2006-2013)
% White
55%
57%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
4%
3%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1% 2%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.52 0.53
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,650 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,650 is more than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,650 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,650 $10,260
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
89%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Our aim is to graduate students well-trained and technically qualified so that they may enter their chosen field or continue their education at the baccalaureate or higher level. Island Drafting and Technical Institute has over 45 years of leadership and experience in preparing Long Islanders for careers. We have stayed abreast of the latest developments in the industry, and we have continued to provide the personal attention students need to succeed. IDTI also offers to industry, as well as to individual job-holders, skills training to improve on-the-job capabilities. Programs can be custom-designed for particular companies, in addition to the extensive program offerings regularly available. Island Drafting and Technical Institute was recently re-accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT). IDTI has been accredited by the ACCSCT and by its predecessor organization, the Accrediting Commission of the National Association of Trade and Technical Schools, since 1967.

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For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,816 per year for in-state students and $9,223 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,998 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 64%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York 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 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in New York is Bramson ORT College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.