Institute of Design and Construction (Closed 2015)

  • IDC is a private non-profit institution, registered by the State of New York Education Department, Office of Higher Education and the Professions and authorized by the State of New York Board of Regents to confer the degree of Associate in Occupational Studies. Since 1947, the Institute has offered courses, seminars, and programs to prepare candidates for the ARE the Architect Registration Examination.

School Highlights

Institute of Design and Construction serves 93 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 59%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Institute of Design and Construction(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates CollegesAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty6 staff88 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Institute of Design and Construction has declined by 44% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Institute of Design and Construction diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment93 students1,492 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:125:1
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# Full-Time Students41 students823 students
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# Part-Time Students52 students669 students
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% Asian
27%
7%
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% Hispanic
18%
23%
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% Black
45%
19%
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% White
9%
41%
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% Non Resident races
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2%
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Diversity Score0.680.73
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College Completion Rate
7%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$50,000$35,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $8,580 is less than the state average of $16,365. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$8,580$16,365
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid70%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • IDC was founded in 1947 by Vito P. Battista, R.A. and is located in downtown Brooklyn. Since 1947, the purpose of the Institute has been to serve the building construction industry by dedicating itself to programs of instruction that deal with the real world of construction. The Institute provides the highest quality technical educational at a reasonable cost to the student.The goal is to prepare individuals for meaningful employment in the construction industry, while giving them the incentive to continue their education on a higher level. The implementation of these objectives is achieved through a structured program of study, small classes and a professional teaching staff. In 1952, the Institute's courses of study were approved by the Veterans Administration. In January of 1955, the Institute was organizationally changed to a not-for-profit institution and received a provisional charter for its curriculum leading to a Certificate in Architecture and a Certificate in Engineering. In September 1955, the Institute purchased a landmark church building at 311 Bridge Street. By then, the Institute had an enrollment of approximately 450 students, with 35 instructors teaching 58 subjects. In 1968, the Institute purchased the American Law Book building at 141 Willoughby Street, its present location. In January of 1974, IDC was authorized by the New York State Board of Regents to confer Associate Degrees of Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) in Architectural Technology, Building Construction Technology and Building Systems Design Technology. That same year, the school was approved for the Basic Education Opportunity Grant (BEOG) Program (now Pell Grant Program) by the United States Office of Education. The New York State Department of Education approved IDC for the Tuition Assistance Program and training of veterans. The Institute of Design and Construction was granted an Absolute Charter of complete and permanent college status in March of 1975.

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