Chicago ORT Technical Institute in Skokie

Skokie, IL

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Chicago ORT Technical Institute offers 21-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. 39.6% are women, and 60.4% are men. 27% percents of international students. The average annual total cost of attendance at Chicago ORT Technical Institute is 16267$, that is above national average. 53% of full-time Chicago ORT Technical Institute students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Chicago ORT Technical Institute is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Chicago ORT Technical Institute students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$16,728
$30,001 - $48,000$6,962
$48,001 - $75,000$19,414
$75,001 - $110,000--

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Historical books and supplies cost

Student charges by the largest programs

The estimated cost of the Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping (the 2d largest program, lasting 24 months) is $37,120 per year and $445,440 in total. System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager is the third largest program at Chicago ORT Technical Institute, and it takes a full-time student 10 months to complete. This one will cost $11,935 per year and $143,220 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 10 months length Computer Graphics will cost you $9,563 per year, $114,750 for the complete course.


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


74 of Chicago ORT Technical Institute undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 97 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Chicago ORT Technical Institute number 169 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Illinois.

Students at Chicago ORT Technical Institute awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Services and programs are not available to veterans, military servicemembers, or their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Graduation Rate


Chicago ORT Technical Institute graduation rate is above the national average.

53% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Chicago ORT Technical Institute completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Chicago ORT Technical Institute is 15:1, that means that for every 15 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Chicago ORT Technical Institute the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Chicago ORT Technical Institute and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Chicago ORT Technical Institute offers 21 programs in total: 18 are for less than 1-year certificate programs and 3 are Associate's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 134 universities in Cook county. Chicago ORT Technical Institute is one of the few institutions in Cook that offers an Associate's degree program.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Illinois state average data to help you compare.


Chicago ORT Technical Institute provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 318 students with 278384 both contact and credit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 5440 Fargo Avenue


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Differs by program

General Phone Number: +8473245588

Institution is active in current year: 1

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