ITT Technical Institute-Houston West (Closed 2016)

2950 S Gessner
Houston, TX 77063-3751
  • At ITT Tech we are committed to helping men and women develop the skills and knowledge to pursue many opportunities in fields involving technology, criminal justice, and business.
School Highlights
  • ITT Technical Institute-Houston West serves 615 students (90% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • ITT Technical Institute-Houston West is one of 18 community colleges within Harris County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to ITT Technical Institute-Houston West is American InterContinental University-Houston (0.7 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
ITT Technical Institute-Houston West(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty14 staff76 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of ITT Technical Institute-Houston West has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The ITT Technical Institute-Houston West diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment615 students3,921 students
Student:Teacher Ratio44:135:1
# Full-Time Students555 students1,055 students
# Part-Time Students60 students2,866 students
% Asian
5%
4%
% Hispanic
33%
37%
% Black
37%
13%
% White
16%
39%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
7%
3%
Diversity Score0.720.69
College Completion Rate (Year 2010)
55%
20%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,800$33,800

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $13,730. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,048$13,730
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)98%83%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$25,827$9,500
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$9,500$5,015
Acceptance Rate93%75%
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • ITT Educational Services, Inc. is a leading private college system focused on technology-oriented programs of study. It operates over 80 ITT Technical Institutes in 30 states which predominantly provide career-focused, degree programs to approximately 40,000 students. Headquartered in Carmel, Indiana, it has been actively involved in the higher education community in the United States since 1969. The five schools at the ITT Technical Institutes [School of Information Technology, School of Drafting and Design, School of Electronics Technology, School of Business, and School of Criminal Justice] teach skills and knowledge that can be used to begin careers in our global technology-driven culture. Most ITT Technical Institute programs of study blend traditional academic content with applied learning concepts, with a significant portion devoted to practical study in a lab environment. Advisory committees, comprised of representatives of local businesses and employers, help each ITT Technical Institute periodically assess and update curricula, equipment and laboratory design.

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