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Chicago ORT Technical Institute

5440 Fargo Avenue, Skokie, IL

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Admissions Office

  • Phone: (847) 324-5588 x23

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (847) 324-5588 x13

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Chicago ORT Technical Institute is a two-year private career school that offers training and education opportunities for its students. Over a thousand students have received a degree in the last few years based on published graduation information with a graduation rate of around 74%. Chicago ORT Technical Institute offers several programs to choose from. Here are the more popular programs offered:

  • English
  • Medical Assistant
  • Bookkeeping
  • Prepress , Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Accounting

To help students and alumni succeed, Chicago ORT Technical Institute may offer support services like those listed below:

  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Chicago ORT Technical Institute has been accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training since 1988. Please visit zg-ort.edu for more information on programs offered and consumer disclosures.

Programs Offered

Chicago ORT Technical Institute have offered the programs listed below. Not all programs currently offered by this school may be listed below. Students may contact the school at (847) 324-5588 x18 to confirm programs or obtain additional information.

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English (720 Hours)

The english program takes about nine months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $6,000*
  • Cost of required supplies and books: $160*
  • Based on published reports, around 300 students completed the english program last year
  • Students complete this program in usually 9 months

Learn more and see other schools listed by going to our english degree information page.

Bookkeeping (725 Hours)

The bookkeeping program takes about ten months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $10,000*
  • Cost of required supplies and books: $690*
  • More than 20 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • Students complete this program in usually 10 months

More information and school listings are available through our bookkeeping courses profile page.

Medical Assistant (775 Hours)

The medical assistant program offered usually takes about twelve months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $10,000*
  • The estimated cost of books or supplies required is $640*
  • Around 50 students completed the medical assistant program last year
  • The length of the medical assistant program is about 12 months

Read more and see other schools listed by checking out our medical assistant schools page.

Prepress , Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design (725 Hours)

The prepress , desktop publishing and digital imaging design program takes about ten months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $10,000*
  • Cost of required books or supplies: $480*
  • More than 20 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • Takes about 10 months to complete

Computer Networking (725 Hours)

Computer networking program takes usually ten months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $10,000*
  • Cost of required supplies and books: $420*
  • Students complete this program in usually 10 months

More details and school listings are available through our computer networking degree page.

Pharmacy Technician (775 Hours)

The pharmacy technician program offered usually takes about twelve months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $10,000*
  • Cost of required supplies and books: $690*
  • More than 10 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • Students complete this program in usually 12 months

Get more information about pharmacy technician and see other schools listed by visiting our pharmacy technician training page.

Notes:
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The net cost of this school is close to $9,300 annually, after the various types of aid, including scholarships and grants, are taken into consideration. In order to calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. Students wishing to apply to this school must pay an application fee of $100. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (847) 324-5588 x13. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with this school for more information.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid87%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships87%$3,345
Receiving Student Loans5%$1,952

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 11%.

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IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.