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Degree: Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Graduation Year: 2016
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This is the worst school ever and I am so mad that I have to pay for this crap. The teachers don't teach anything the either just pass you or you have to find a way to learn it on your own. And they ha sign up and register for the classes without telling me they took what I wanted to do out the school. I'm really considering leaving during my fourth quarter cause I can't honestly do this anymore or I'm just gonna flunk out at this point. Please do not go here.

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Degree: Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Graduation Year: 2014
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I would just have to say that it was the worst mistake I ever made in my life. I didnt learn anything that I could take with me. The teachers are teaching there part time, and they just pretty much give you a pass. The tuition was really expensive not only that this were all student loans. Now I have this on my back with nothing to show for it. This school is a joke.

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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2015
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I just wanted to say what school is better out of ITT AND ECPI. .I attended ITT and I truly don't like the information I was given. I also don't like the attitudes of the instructor. I truly dont recommend this school to anyone. I was also told credits don't transfer.

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Degree: Business Administration and Management, General
Graduation Year: 2016
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I can honestly say attending ITT Tech was one of the worst mistakes I could've made in my life. From the start, the school felt shady. How pushy they are when you just come in for information about the school. They had me switching my financial aid forms not even twenty minutes of me being there. I had all plans of going to a school to get my Bachelors in Business only to get to this school and find out that the only Bachelors they offered was in Project Management, which I have the least amount of interest in. So the plan was to finish my associates but that shortly changed after being placed in the associate Dean's class for COMP ll. This lady is rude and impatient and to an extent, illiterate. For her to be an English professor makes me wonder where she got her education and if she was out of it all her years of college. They only offer minimum online classes and this class I didn't even have the option to switch. I called the dean for a week straight and he was never there but us as students are expected to stay until 10:55p every night. After a week of trying to reach him, I decided to switch over schools because I was sick of the run around. As far as them helping you with job placement, you have maybe one or two job fairs a year and the career services team will help you redo your resume on a template that they already have made up. They used to post jobs on the board but they don't even do that anymore. They have a bigger team that does less than the smaller team did last year. They mostly sit in there listening to music and having conversations all day. The LRC is a joke. There is one bookshelf. And they want you to use this expensive system that is like Google on acid that doesn't even pull up half of anything relative to what you need. You type in anything and it will give you over 40,000 articles, videos, books, websites, etc. and it's all unfiltered so you have to make your way through all of it to find a useful source. Some of the sources that come up aren't even on the topic! This school was a nightmare from the start. DO NOT. Go to a local community college and take night classes on your time but ITT Technical Institute probably won't be open very much longer with the CEO being charged with fraud and all.

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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2015
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I made the decision to finally go back to school to finish my degree and attended Tampa, FL ITT Tech. Filled with excitement at first as I began my new journey, only to be highly disappointed. I carried a 3.66 g.p.a and was proud of it, until I began noticing that my hard work to maintain this g.p.a, didn't really mean anything at all. The tests are all re-circulated, meaning the exact test we take today will be given to the next class coming in. Basically recycling the same tests. There were students not only cheating their way through, but the honest students were then made to retake tests they had already passed. Every quarter there we less and less students attending, and more dropping out or transferring to other schools. Some of the students behaved like children still in high school, arguing and crude remarks to one another. All accepted by the instructor of the day. If that wasn't enough to make you say hmmm, how about returning to school after a weekend finding out that your Chair Director has quit and no one (staff of ITT) wanted to address the hysteria surrounding the matter. Once the Nursing Chair Director quit, other staff members also began quitting as well. The school is very small so it wasn't as if we the students wouldn't take notice. Much like some of the others, I too have withdrawn from the school, due to the poor curriculum, poor teaching staff, and seeking an education that will benefit me in the future.

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Degree: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Graduation Year: 2015
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I am very disappointed in this school, not only is it not accredited with any nursing Boards, in Florida or any other states but you can not transfer any credits either. So after having paid 50,000 dollars for a useless degree and having the worse teachers ( they scraped the bottom of the barrel) and not barely finishing the program, now I have a useless degree and no one will recognize the affiliation!

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Degree: Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Graduation Year: 2014
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I graduated from ITT in 2014 with a BS in EE with a 3.5 gpa. This is school is not accredited with the ABET so real Engineering jobs won't even consider you. I have dozens of no thank you emails for engineering. I even got denied from the government 6 times and I'm a veteran. This school will make you an over qualified technician or an under qualified engineer.

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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2009
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I chose ITT TECH in Cordova TN in 2007 to get my Degree in Information Technology/Computer Network Systems. I went on Advice of my mother who used to work for the company before it was a school. Well while at the school, I dealt with classes that were pointless to my degree. I had an instructor who slept during class. I had another replaced after midterms because she was not qualified to teach the class. So this meant we had go do half a semesters training in one class period. That was just a few of the problems. So I thought it would get better. Well it did'nt, so I went to a different campus in Nashville which I thought would be different Well I found the same horror stories. Then i took a class getting ready for my CCNA. Well I found out that after all the time wasted, I had to go and pay EXTRA to get the certificates, which we should have had already as part of the training. But after I completed half a year. I found all the stories on sites like this. So I continued on. I graduated with 3.45 GPA. I now work for an IT company as a trainer through a marketing service.

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G money - 2 months ago

Okay so I read this review and I want help those who may want to check this school out either from seeing a commercial about it or heard about it from word of mouth. First of im not by any means a chronic complainer or the type of guy who doesn't want to try and work hard at anything in life so keep this in mind as I get into this review. I'm a current graduate of 2014 with an Associate Degree from this school in Associate Applied Science which the major is Computer Science. But for real first time I went to this school they treat the students a little to easy and pretty much get you sign your life way in student debt and extra payments that you really don't need and made me wish I never signed for it. The classes are to short and the program felt rushed. The campus I went to is in Baltimore Maryland and half the time as a student they never had all the equipment working on campus down to projectors. Sometimes the instructors would show up and other times would just take a day off and not show up at all not even announce it. Some the students which I mean no harm were rough dudes and non ladies showing for class either half clothed or not much to imagination. The dudes was crazy coming to school with nun chucks and knifes and even one case had a guy pull out his knife on another student right as class was going to end. Not the kind of excitement people need for a school that wants to put you in 40,000 thousand dollar debt and extra 2,000 for just going to it. So I got past the program due the system of the school giving 100 just for showing up to class what is this elementary school again this is not how a college is suppose to be like. So its a year later and im still looking for work while I try to improve my education so that I can get this school off my resume cause when they see it they reject me its just horrible. So stay away from this school even after putting everything into the system and trying to get a job through their so called great career department that didn't know I existed until I was near graduation. Which before that the people in the department wouldn't even make eye contact with me. The career lady tried to get me a job with a internship which was out of my way and not in a safe area. Which she whom replaced the previous career service lady should have asked me about maybe a year ago. So do yourself a favor mam or sir don't go to this school unless you want more heart ache and huge debt you cant pay off cause jobs know this school is full of it. I remembered when I first started class and the recruiter told me that government agency's visit this school to hire people. Yeah right not with the image this school has of fraud abuse and even after I got my loan the extra payment loan for 2000 someone in the loan department had the nerve to try and put me in the collection agency even through I was still paying on the loan on time as agreed. So that's ITT Tech for ya and plus the 2 ceo's ofa the company are under investigation for hiding funds from investors. So lastly my advice is try a 2 year community college or if you want to go big try a 4 year deal but if you got no job or funds coming in don't sign for a loan. Either do scholarship or pell grants until you get a job and then also make sure to ask for a solid payment plans but please stay away from this school at all cost. Cause after giving all you got to them they don't care. So that's my story I froze my main debt but still unemployed and praying that either the feds straighten this schools image out or I go to a 4 year school and erase everything I did at itt tech which was not much! I hope this reviews helps all new students young and old. Like I said I'm not a wimp by any means but I can always tell when people are trying to rip you off its a scam just put the school name in Google read on! If this review saves just one more student from financial pain then I've made a difference peace

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Degree: Computer Networking
Graduation Year: 2014
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This school was awful. They cared about nothing and taught nothing. I would sit in class prepared and ready, but instead, I would have to sit and wait for TWO hours for other classmates to get caught up and do what they should have done a week ago. It was terrible. It is not my fault that they can't get their school work done on time. Don't punish me for that and waste MY TIME! I would ask a teacher for help when I have already tried everything in my power to figure it out on my own, and the teacher had the nerves to tell me to GOOGLE IT! I cold have rung his neck. That was my last straw. I then withdrew from the school. I informed the Director and he seemed to not care at all. As long as these people are getting paid, they do not care one bit. This was ITT Technical Institute in Columbia, SC Terrible school. DO NO ATTEND!

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Tulsa student - 2 months ago

First of all you have to finish what you started and get the degree from ITT. Then get your certifications! And use the resorces given to you and find a job. Itt Tech takes effort just like any thing else. I have a networking degree from ITT and everything is going great for me , but I put in the work. If you are lazy ITT Tech is not the school for you. So you had to google some thing to learn about it... Thats how it is in the real job world anyway. Google and Barnes and Noble should be your friend:)

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Degree: Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Graduation Year: 2012
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Overall the school can be summarized easily by stating that it doesn't provide enough value for your dollar. You are going to be paying roughly double what it would cost to go to a regular college. What they market is that you will be getting hands on, real world, technical knowledge for this inflated price. What you actually receive is no better than what you would get from any other school, in some cases it's actually much worse. The quality of the teachers was abysmal, of course there were a handful of decent ones, but they are rare. Most of your teachers will have a very basic level of understanding of the subjects they teach. They rely heavily on the book and worksheets, adding no real value to most subject. This would normally result in a lot of failures per class, but at ITT the majority of teachers "teach the test" in some cases they even let you grade your own work, including finals. Guess how many people failed when they got to grade their own papers? It sure does help keep grades up to keep those government checks coming in though! The subject matter is laughably behind. The career services department consists of a couple of people doing google searches for you and mass emailing the entire class the same job postings. Even if you had an amazing time, got all the best teachers for every class, it still doesn't make up for the cost. You can and should get your education elsewhere, it will cost you almost literally half, and they are giving out any secrets at ITT that make up the difference.

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