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 served 93 students (44% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment was 91% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which was more than the state average of 57%.

School Overview

Institute of Design and Construction
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private, non-profit
Public
Total Faculty
6 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

Total Enrollment
93 students
1,460 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
41 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
52 students
591 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
69 students
428 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
41 students
869 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
25 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
586 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
408 students
% Asian
27%
8%
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% Hispanic
18%
23%
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% Black
45%
17%
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% White
9%
43%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
n/a
4%
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% Unknown races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.68
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
7%
25%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.55%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$50,000
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Private State Tuition Fees
$8,580
$16,456
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
70%
92%
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Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$13,841
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,500
Acceptance Rate
n/a
72%
SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Institute of Design and Construction cost?
Institute of Design and Construction's private state tuition is approximately $8,580.

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