Bramson ORT College

Bramson ORT College

Bramson ORT College traces its roots to Bramson ORT which was founded in 1942 to serve refugees and immigrants during the Second World War. It became a technical, undergraduate college in 1977. The main campus of this Organization for Educational Resource and Technological Training (ORT) college is located in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, but Bramson ORT College also operates a satellite site in Brooklyn, New York.

Bramson ORT College offers associate's degrees, certificates, and diploma programs of study. Courses are offered in accounting, business management, computer technology, electronics technology, liberal arts, office technology, and medical and natural sciences. Distance learning opportunities are also available at the college.

Students are provided financial assistance, as well as job placement services. Eligible candidates can apply for aid through Federal PELL Grants, FSEOG, Perkins loans, Stafford Loans, Plus Loans, Work Study programs, Bramson ORT Tuition Assistance Grant, and New York State Tuition Assistance Program. In addition, the college grants the Bramson ORT College Scholarships.

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Contacting Bramson ORT

Bramson ORT College
69-30 Austin St
Forest Hills , NY 11375-4239
General Phone: (718) 261-5800

Bramson ORT Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology60medical assistant
Business and Management41business management, accounting, accounting technology
Office and Administration21administrative assistant
Computer Science and Engineering17computer programming
Engineering Technician4electronics tech

Number of programs and degrees for Bramson ORT in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years25
Associate's degree1396
Award of less than 1 academic year21

Bramson ORT Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bramson ORT had a total enrollment of 549 students (627 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 39%
Black 13%
Hispanic 18%
Asian 19%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 10%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 18%
20-21 15%
22-24 15%
25-29 9%
30-34 7%
35-39 8%
40-49 11%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Bramson ORT Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 32 %
Part-Time 33 %

Bramson ORT Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Bramson ORT Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 14,690
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,690
Books and supplies $ 600

Financial Aid:
Bramson ORT participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2106800)

Bramson ORT Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year22$29,29716$27,911
All faculty totalcalendar year22$29,29716$27,911

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Bramson ORT Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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Bramson ORT Highlights

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What Sets Bramson ORT Apart:

% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Bramson ORT % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Bramson ORT % of degrees in office and administration
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Bramson ORT Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Bramson ORT % of degrees in computer science and engineering

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checked On-campus library

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