TCI-The College of Technology: Narrative Description

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320 West 31st St.
New York, NY 10001-2705
Tel: (212)594-4000; Admissions: (212)594-4000; Fax: (212)629-3937; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1909. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 3,842. 2,138 applied, 79% were admitted. Students come from 3 states and territories, 102 other countries, 49% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run radio station. Social organizations: 18 open to all; international social clubs; 30% of eligible men and 35% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Dare to Dream, ASHRAE, student government, IEEE. Major annual events: student Christmas parties, basketball games, Commencement. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Technical Career Institutes Library plus 1 other with 8,000 books, 120 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $88,325. 490 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.