Chicago ORT Technical Institute

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School Highlights
  • Chicago ORT Technical Institute serves 433 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is same as the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Chicago ORT Technical Institute is one of 29 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
  • The nearest community college is Northwestern College-Chicago Campus (3.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 500% over five years.
Chicago ORT Technical Institute (IL) 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 Public
Total Faculty 12 staff 112 staff
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Total Faculty (2009-2016)
Number of Programs Offered 7 7

Student Body

  • The student population of 433 has declined by 22% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has decreased from 107:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment 433 students 3,722 students
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1 36:1
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Student Staff Ratio (2009-2016)
# Full-Time Students 433 students 1,118 students
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Enrollment Breakdown IL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
14%
4%
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
1%
15%
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Hispanic (2008-2016)
% Black
-
14%
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Black (2008-2013)
% White
39%
61%
Chicago ORT Technical Institute White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
6%
1%
Chicago ORT Technical Institute More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
23%
-
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Non Resident (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
17%
5%
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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. 0.74 0.58
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
54%
25%
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $36,700 $32,200

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75% 82%
Chicago ORT Technical Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $3,500 $7,862
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $2,527 $4,000
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 100% 84%
Chicago ORT Technical Institute Percent Admitted (2007-2011)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Cook County, IL public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,147 per year for in-state students and $9,660 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Cook County, 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 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Cook County, IL is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.