Los Angeles ORT Technical Institute Sherman Oaks

Overview of Los Angeles ORT Technical Institute Sherman Oaks

LAORT is in a large city, in Sherman Oaks, CA. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at LAORT earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

There is a relatively broad range of courses and programs available at the school. The most common major fields study at LAORT include engineering technician, medical adminstration, office and administration, photography and commercial art.

LAORT Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as the school offers open admission.

Student Body

LAORT, in 2007-2008, had 50 students (54 full-time equivalent). Adults changing careers are relatively common at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"LAOTI's mission is to meet the educational and vocational needs of our diverse students in the shortest time possible in a supportive caring environment.Further,the mission is to provide the technical skills and knowledge necessary for employment and career advancement."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting LAORT

Los Angeles ORT Technical Institute-Sherman Oaks
15130 Ventura Blvd, Ste 250
Sherman Oaks , CA 91403
General Phone: (818) 382-6000

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LAORT Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology18medical lab assistant, pharmacy tech
Engineering Technician11drafting
Office and Administration8executive secretary
Medical Administration8medical secretary
Photography and Commercial Art6commercial art
Business and Management0accounting technology, accounting and management

Number of programs and degrees for LAORT in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year517
Associate's degree01

LAORT Student Body

In 2007-2008, LAORT had a total enrollment of 50 students (54 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 54%
Black 6%
Hispanic 26%
Asian 7%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 4%
20-21 6%
22-24 8%
25-29 16%
30-34 12%
35-39 10%
40-49 26%

LAORT Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 81%

LAORT Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

LAORT Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
LAORT participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2570301)

LAORT Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Business/Management

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

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LAORT Highlights

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What Sets LAORT Apart:

% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%LAORT % of degrees in medical administration
% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%LAORT % of degrees in photography and commercial art
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%LAORT % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%LAORT % of degrees in office and administration
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%LAORT % of degrees in engineering technician
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%LAORT Number of degree programs

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