ITT Technical Institute-Torrance (Closed 2016)

2555 W. 190th Street, Suite 125
Torrance, CA 90504
  • 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-Torrance serves 453 students (82% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • ITT Technical Institute-Torrance is one of 49 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to ITT Technical Institute-Torrance is El Camino Community College District (1.9 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 46% over five years.
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance(CA) 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 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of ITT Technical Institute-Torrance has declined by 49% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
  • The ITT Technical Institute-Torrance diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment453 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:144:1
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# Full-Time Students373 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students80 students5,903 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
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% Asian
10%
13%
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% Hispanic
50%
37%
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% Black
25%
7%
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% White
9%
32%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.670.73
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,800$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,048 is less than the state average of $19,157. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,048$19,157
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$25,827$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate86%96%
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Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • ITT Technical Institute, Torrance, is one of a network of coeducational, non-denominational private postsecondary educational institutions owned and operated by ITT Educational Services, Inc., a Delaware corporation. ITT Technical Institute was founded December 1, 1959 as Teletronic Technical Institute. In July 1965, the name was changed to Sams Technical Institute. International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation acquired the school in 1966. The name of the school was changed in September 1970 to ITT Technical Institute. The school moved to its present location in September 1996. The school now offers associate of applied science degree programs of study in Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Drafting and Design and Information Technology, a bachelor of applied science degree program of study in Automated Manufacturing Technology and bachelor of science degree programs of study in Business Adminstration, Data Communication Systems Technology, Digital Entertainment and Game Design, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology, Industrial Automation Engineering Technology, Information Systems Security, Software Engineering Technology and Technical Project Management. Other branches of ITT Technical Institute are located in Norfolk, Virginia, Norwood, Massachusetts, Woburn Massachusetts, Louisville, Kentucky and Arnold, Missouri. ITT Technical Institute, Torrance, opened in October 1986 in Carson, California, initially offering an associate degree program of study in Electronics Engineering Technology. The school now offers associate of science degree programs of study in Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Drafting and Design and Information Technology-Computer Network Systems, Information Technology-Multimedia and bachelor of science degree programs of study in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Data Communication Systems Technology, Digital Entertainment and Game Design, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology, Information Systems Security, Software Engineering Technology and Technical Project Management. The school moved to its present location in March 1998. In December 2004 branches of the school opened in Kansas City, Missouri and Kennesaw, Georgia, and in 2006 a learning site opened in Culver City, California. The school is located at 20050 S. Vermont Avenue, in Torrance, California. The facility of 30,000 square feet contains classrooms, laboratories, administrative and student services offices. Parking, sidewalk and classroom ramps, restrooms and pay phones are available for disabled persons. The school also occupies 13,358 square feet at its learning site at 6101 West Centinela Ave., Suite 180, in Culver City with classrooms, labratories and a student break area. The facility is in compliance with federal, state and local ordinances and regulations, including those relating to safety and health. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate of science and bachelor of science degrees. ITT Technical Institute was granted authorization by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education under Section 94900 of the California Educational Code, as a degree-granting institution.

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