Bramson ORT College

Tel: (718)261-5800
  • ORT Operations USA is the programmatic arm of its sponsoring organizations, American ORT and Women's American ORT. Among ORT's USA activities, it currently provides two post-secondary technical schools and a junior college at locations in California, Illinois and New York. It also maintains Computer centers in Florida, Ohio and Georgia. In addition, ORT provides an extensive collection of Internet and multimedia resources dedicated specifically to the use of technology in Jewish education. The focus is on the use of state-of-the-art technology and methodology in all aspects of education, with a special emphasis on Judaica. ORT is particularly proud of its educational materials and programs related to teaching about modern Israel, Hebrew language instruction, and Holocaust Studies.
School Highlights
  • Bramson ORT College serves 641 students (81% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Bramson ORT College is one of 7 community colleges within Queens County, NY.
  • The nearest community college is Plaza College (2.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 62% over five years.
Bramson ORT College (NY) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 39 staff 75 staff
Bramson ORT College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 641 has declined by 31% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 641 students 1,316 students
Bramson ORT College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 27:1
Bramson ORT College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 521 students 911 students
Bramson ORT College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 120 students 405 students
Bramson ORT College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Bramson ORT College Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
27%
6%
Bramson ORT College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
16%
19%
Bramson ORT College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
16%
17%
Bramson ORT College Black (2007-2016)
% White
39%
48%
Bramson ORT College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Bramson ORT College More (2013-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
4%
Bramson ORT College Non Resident (2007-2016)
Bramson ORT College Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.72 0.70
Bramson ORT College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
34%
27%
Bramson ORT College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $32,300 $35,300
Bramson ORT College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $11,330 is less than the state average of $16,233. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $11,330 $16,233
Bramson ORT College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 93%
Bramson ORT College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $8,550 $13,747
Bramson ORT College Median debt for students who have completed (2011-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $4,750 $5,868
Bramson ORT College Median debt for students who have not completed (2009-2015)
Acceptance Rate 91% 73%
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • ORT Operations USA is the programmatic arm of its sponsoring organizations, American ORT and Women's American ORT. Among ORT's USA activities, it currently provides two post-secondary technical schools and a junior college at locations in California, Illinois and New York. It also maintains Computer centers in Florida, Ohio and Georgia. In addition, ORT provides an extensive collection of Internet and multimedia resources dedicated specifically to the use of technology in Jewish education. The focus is on the use of state-of-the-art technology and methodology in all aspects of education, with a special emphasis on Judaica. ORT is particularly proud of its educational materials and programs related to teaching about modern Israel, Hebrew language instruction, and Holocaust Studies.

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