Island Drafting and Technical Institute

  • 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).

Top Placements

Island Drafting and Technical Institute places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Island Drafting and Technical Institute has stayed relatively flat 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment103 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:128:1
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# Full-Time Students103 students1,163 students
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
20%
19%
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% Black
14%
17%
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% White
55%
49%
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% Two or more races
4%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
4%
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% Unknown races
4%
4%
Diversity Score0.630.69
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College Completion Rate
87%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,600$35,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,500 is more than the state average of $16,236. The private state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,500$16,236
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%92%
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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 Rate93%69%
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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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