8 Shocking Discoveries Made About ITT Tech Following Its Shutdown

ITT Tech Building

1. Students were asked to write their own textbooks to save the school money.

2. There is no official government record of any student ITT Tech has featured in its commercials.

3. ITT Tech lost a chuck of its $580 million in federal aid in a complicated confidence game with a guy named Gary, who claimed to be the Duke of Computers.

4. The School of Drafting and Design was led by a zealot who refused to acknowledge the existence of the Z-axis.

5. Two Indiana locations installed Dairy Queen drive-through windows for students to work off their defaulted loans while on the premises.

6. As an active student, for every student you recruited, you gained one quarter credit hour per class they completed, one eighth credit hour for each student they recruited, and so on.

7. The online technical consultant class was a 200-page slideshow of whiteboards fromĀ The Big Bang Theory with a Kia Sorento ad playing before each page loaded.

8. Every School of Criminal Justice’s final in 2016 consisted of only one question: “How would you defend ITT Tech in court versus, say, the Department of Education? Be very specific in your answer.”



Erik Sternberger

Author: Erik Sternberger

Erik Sternberger is a writer and improviser based out of Columbus, Ohio. He studied at The Second City Chicago and also writes sketches and short plays. He recently had his science fiction satire collection "But It's Not About That" enjoy a well-reviewed three-week run. Follow Erik on Twitter @ZapThunder.

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