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 served 453 students (82% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 was higher than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment was 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was more than the state average of 77%.

School Overview

ITT Technical Institute-Torrance
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private, for profit
Public
Total Faculty
14 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

Total Enrollment
453 students
8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
32:1
24:1
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# Full-Time Students
373 students
2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students
80 students
6,350 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
498 students
33 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
373 students
1,979 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
69 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
6,350 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
3 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
n/a
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% Asian
10%
12%
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% Hispanic
50%
47%
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% Black
25%
6%
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% White
9%
23%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.67
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
4.57%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$42,800
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Private State Tuition Fees
$18,048
$20,964
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
87%
77%
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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 Rate
86%
89%
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Source: 2015 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does ITT Technical Institute-Torrance cost?

ITT Technical Institute-Torrance's private state tuition is approximately $18,048.

What is the acceptance rate of ITT Technical Institute-Torrance?

The acceptance rate of ITT Technical Institute-Torrance is 86%, which is lower than the state average of 89%.

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