Chicago ORT Technical Institute (Closed 2017)

5440 Fargo Avenue
Skokie, IL 60077
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 higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 40%.
  • Chicago ORT Technical Institute is one of 28 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to Chicago ORT Technical Institute is Northwestern College-Chicago Campus (3.3 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Chicago ORT Technical Institute(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty12 staff123 staff
Number of Programs Offered77

Student Body

  • The student population of Chicago ORT Technical Institute has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Chicago ORT Technical Institute diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment433 students3,999 students
Student:Teacher Ratio36:135:1
# Full-Time Students433 students1,386 students
% Asian
14%
4%
% Hispanic
1%
16%
% White
39%
60%
% Two or more races
6%
1%
% Non Resident races
23%
-
% Unknown races
17%
5%
Diversity Score0.740.59
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
54%
25%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,700$34,500

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2016)75%82%
    Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$3,500$7,736
    Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$2,527$4,000
    Acceptance Rate (Year 2011)100%93%
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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