Orleans Technical Institute

Overview of Orleans Technical Institute

The campus of Orleans Technical Institute is in Philadelphia, PA, which is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Orleans Technical Institute include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in construction trades, cooking and culinary arts, mechanics and repair.

Orleans Technical Institute Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes Orleans Technical Institute an attractive choice for many applicants.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, Orleans Technical Institute had 567 students enrolled (852 full-time equivalent). The school has a large minority student population. A large number of students at Orleans Technical Institute are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Orleans Technical Institute, a non-profit career school, is committed to providing: (1) quality education through a program of continuous improvement; (2) a student centered environment devoted to helping adults develop the skills they need to succeed in today's workplace; (3) employer responsive training that changes as technology and the job market change; (4) a supportive work environment where our talented and dedicated staff can develop to their fullest potential, while motivating students to succeed."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Orleans Technical Institute

Orleans Technical Institute
2770 Red Lion Road
Philadelphia , PA 19114-1014
General Phone: (215) 728-4400

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Orleans Technical Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Construction Trades403carpentry, electrician, property management, plumbing
Mechanics and Repair95HVAC
Family and Social Work27human services
Law21court reporting

Number of programs and degrees for Orleans Technical Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree211
Award of less than 1 academic year5256

Orleans Technical Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Orleans Technical Institute had a total enrollment of 567 students (852 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 9%
20-21 11%
22-24 13%
25-29 20%
30-34 15%
35-39 13%
40-49 13%
50-64 5%

Orleans Technical Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 81 %
Part-Time 68 %

Orleans Technical Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Orleans Technical Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Orleans Technical Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2183000)

Orleans Technical Institute Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year19$34,4638$34,288
All faculty totalcalendar year19$34,4638$34,288

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

Orleans Technical Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Court Reporting/Court Reporter

Mechanics And Repair
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

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Orleans Technical Institute Highlights

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What Sets Orleans Technical Institute Apart:

% of degrees in construction trades
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Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Orleans Technical Institute Male % of student body
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Orleans Technical Institute Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Orleans Technical Institute % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Orleans Technical Institute % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
Minority % of student body
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Top 16%Orleans Technical Institute Minority % of student body
% students 40 years or older
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Top 20%Orleans Technical Institute % students 40 years or older

checked Open admission
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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