• Island Drafting and Technical Institute was founded in 1957, and is staffed by faculty members who have had professional and practical experience in the Engineering, Architectural, CADD (Computer Aided Drafting/Design) and Computer and Electronics fields. The Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology, and is authorized to confer two-year Associate degrees by the New York State Board of Regents.

School Highlights

Island Drafting and Technical Institute serves 86 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is same as the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 86 students
  • In-state tuition: $18,000
  • Out-state tuition: $18,000
  • Acceptance Rate: 93%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 45%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Island Drafting and Technical Institute ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 80% over five years.
Island Drafting and Technical Institute
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
9 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Island Drafting and Technical Institute has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The Island Drafting and Technical Institute diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
86 students
1,442 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
86 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
511 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
116 students
428 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
86 students
869 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
25 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
642 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
408 students
% Asian
1%
8%
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% Hispanic
20%
23%
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% Black
11%
17%
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% White
55%
43%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
4%
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% Unknown races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.64
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.3%
4.29%
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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)
$43,600
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $18,000 is more than the state average of $5,507. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $18,000 is more than the state average of $10,195. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$18,000
$5,507
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$18,000
$10,195
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
93%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,414
$4,750
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Acceptance Rate
93%
69%
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SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
23
ACT Math
n/a
25
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Our aim is to graduate students well-trained and technically qualified so that they may enter their chosen field or continue their education at the baccalaureate or higher level. Island Drafting and Technical Institute has over 45 years of leadership and experience in preparing Long Islanders for careers. We have stayed abreast of the latest developments in the industry, and we have continued to provide the personal attention students need to succeed. IDTI also offers to industry, as well as to individual job-holders, skills training to improve on-the-job capabilities. Programs can be custom-designed for particular companies, in addition to the extensive program offerings regularly available. Island Drafting and Technical Institute was recently re-accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT). IDTI has been accredited by the ACCSCT and by its predecessor organization, the Accrediting Commission of the National Association of Trade and Technical Schools, since 1967.
Profile last updated: 07/21/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Island Drafting and Technical Institute cost?

Island Drafting and Technical Institute's tuition is approximately $18,000 for In-State students and $18,000 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Island Drafting and Technical Institute?

The acceptance rate of Island Drafting and Technical Institute is 93%, which is higher than the state average of 69%.

What is Island Drafting and Technical Institute's ranking?

Island Drafting and Technical Institute ranks among the top 20% of community college in New York for: Percent of students receiving financial aid and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 86 students
  • In-state tuition: $18,000
  • Out-state tuition: $18,000
  • Acceptance Rate: 93%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 45%
  • Source: Verified school update

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