ITT Technical Institute
Who They Are
ITT Educational Services, Inc. is a leading private college system focused on technology-oriented programs of study. It operates over 105 ITT Technical Institutes in 37 states which predominantly provide career-focused, degree programs to approximately 70,000 students. Headquartered in Carmel, Indiana, it has been actively involved in the higher education community in the United States since 1969.
What they offer
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.
The ITT Technical Institute in Indianapolis, IN offers several programs online, including an online MBA program and bachelor and associate degree programs in the areas of business, technology, and criminal justice. With ITT Tech’s online education, a quality education is now available when and where it is convenient for the student.
See the latest news about their campus closings in September 2016.
- ITT Tech was founded in 1946 as Educational Services, Inc.
- ITT Technical Institute (often shortened to ITT Tech), is a for-profit technical institute
- Approximately 130 campuses in 38 states of the United States with approx 43,293 Students
- The tuition for attending an ITT Tech campus ranged from $45,000 to $85,000.
- Other Notes
The programs employ traditional, applied and adult-learning pedagogies and are delivered through traditional, accelerated and distance methodologies in a learner-centered environment of mutual respect.
ITT Educational Services’ CEO Kevin Modany and former CFO Daniel Fitzpatrick have been charged with fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Students and employees have written critically about the school’s high tuition and low academic standards. ITT Technical Institute charges among the highest tuition in the industry. It also has the industry’s highest rate of loans that go into default within two years of attendance. In 2014, the tuition for attending an ITT Tech campus ranged from $45,000 to $85,000.