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 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 52%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Chicago ORT Technical Institute(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationItem not availableAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty12 staff124 staff
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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 decreased from 107:1 over five years.
The Chicago ORT Technical Institute diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment433 students3,099 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio36:129:1
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# Full-Time Students433 students1,095 students
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% Asian
14%
5%
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% Hispanic
1%
24%
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% Black
-
13%
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% White
39%
48%
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% Two or more races
6%
2%
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% Non Resident races
23%
2%
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% Unknown races
17%
6%
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Diversity Score0.740.69
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College Completion Rate
54%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,700$34,500

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$3,500$7,736
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Median Debt for Dropouts$2,527$4,000
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Acceptance Rate100%93%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Chicago ORT Technical Institute is Northwestern College-Chicago Campus (3.3 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Cook County, IL public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,475 per year for in-state students and $9,865 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,835 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Cook County, IL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Cook County, IL is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.