Island Drafting and Technical Institute

Tel: 6316918733
  • 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 103 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Island Drafting and Technical Institute is one of 4 community colleges within Suffolk County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Island Drafting and Technical Institute is Farmingdale State College (5.6 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 50% over five years.
Island Drafting and Technical Institute(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty5 staff81 staff
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Island Drafting and Technical Institute has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Island Drafting and Technical Institute diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment103 students1,701 students
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:128:1
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students103 students1,163 students
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
6%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
20%
19%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
14%
17%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Black (2007-2016)
% White
55%
49%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
4%
1%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
4%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Non Resident (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
4%
4%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.69
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
87%
27%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,600$35,300
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,650 is less than the state average of $16,236. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,650$16,236
Island Drafting and Technical Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%92%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,926
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2014)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,414$4,750
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2011)
Acceptance Rate93%64%
Island Drafting and Technical Institute Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.

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