Chicago ORT Technical Institute
Skokie, IL 60077


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Differs by program
Total enrollment 62
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Chicago ORT Technical Institute has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Chicago ORT Technical Institute calculates tuition for each program it provides using clock hours or credit hours. In 2016-2017 academic year, the combined tuition and fees to attend a program that takes one year to complete was $11,400 (60.1% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 2 year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about cost of the largest programs offered by the institution.

Average Net Price
National Average = $18,858
In State Tuition
National Average = $28,579
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $28,579
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Chicago ORT Technical Institute's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 90% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,482 (which is 21.3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Chicago ORT Technical Institute in 2016-2017, was 75, which is 90% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,538 (which is 45.8% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,423
Federal Loan
National Average = $6,526
Financial aid
National Average = 87%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Chicago ORT Technical Institute has enrolled a total of 62 students (62 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 31% men and 69% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 52%

Hispanic: 16%

Black/African American: 13%

Two or more races: 6%

Asian: 6%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 3 largest majors offered at Chicago ORT Technical Institute.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 36% 80
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 22% 49
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 13% 30

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 58%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Chicago ORT Technical Institute full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $30,457

The typical median income of Chicago ORT Technical Institute graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,100. Last year, out of the total 133 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 133 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 153 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 124 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,100 $33,400
Employment Rate 100% 81%
Total Graduates 133 153

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Chicago ORT Technical Institute.

MacCormac College
11.6 mile away
CAAN Academy of Nursing
35.4 mile away
Shepherds College
48.3 mile away
Ancilla College
82.5 mile away