The College of Office Technology (Closed 2013)

1520 West Division Street
Chicago, IL 60642
  • The College of Office Technology is a private post secondary educational institution which offers quality technical programs. These programs prepare students for careers in Computer Operations, Computer Network Technology, Administrative Medical Assisting and phlebotomy and assists students in developing their abilities to function effectively in today‚Äôs changing business environment.

School Highlights

The College of Office Technology served 115 students (100% of students were full-time).
Minority enrollment was 96% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 47%.

School Overview

The College of Office Technology
(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private, for profit
Public
Total Faculty
24 staff
239 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
8
6

Student Body

Total Enrollment
115 students
2,581 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
115 students
898 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
1,683 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
40 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
115 students
944 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
22 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,683 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
132 students
% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
22%
24%
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% Black
72%
12%
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% White
4%
53%
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% Two or more races
n/a
3%
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.43
0.64
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
75%
24%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.54%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$22,000
$31,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
54%
79%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,500
$6,130
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,167
$3,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
SAT Reading
n/a
390
SAT Math
n/a
360
SAT Writing
n/a
355
ACT Composite
n/a
17
ACT English
n/a
17
ACT Math
n/a
17
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • The College's learning environment features the latest in office equipment. Included in the education department are eight computer labs, four keyboarding labs, six lecture rooms, one computer repair lab, one medical classroom, a library, and a conference room. The educational programs we offer prepare students for employment success through extensive hands-on training and comprehensive curriculum. The faculty of The College of Office Technology consists of academic specialists who have significant experience in the business world. Faculty members have achieved at least the Bachelor's Degree, with many reaching the Master's or Doctor's level. The faculty understands that job readiness requires basic academic skills and personal development in addition to technical skills. In December 1985, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), an accrediting agency nationally recognized by the United States Department of Education, accredited ACTI. This accreditation led to approval by the U.S. Department of Education for the use of Title IV Financial Aid Programs. In October 1996, the College established a computer technology program to train individuals to meet the challenges of the computer industry. In October 1997, the College established the Medical Office Assistant program to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to qualify for various medical office careers. These programs have been accredited and approved by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and by the Illinois State Board of Education.

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For Cook County, IL public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,645 per year for in-state students and $9,960 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,659 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Cook County, IL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Cook County, IL is City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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