HVAC Technical Institute

4532 South Kolin Avenue
2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60632

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Main telephone 773.927.9562
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Contact person name Peter Magallanes
Contact person title Student Services
Contact person e-mail Email
Contact person phone 773.927.9562
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Public or private Private
Type of school HVAC/R Training
Light Commercial Refrigeration Training
Electrical Technician Training
Date founded 1994
Degrees offered Certificate -HVAC Technician and EPA Universal license
School accreditation Approved by IBHE
Approved by COE (Council of Education)
HVAC Excellence
Specialized licensure Environmental Protection Agency
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act eligible training provider HVAC/R Training
Electrical Technician Training
Setting Urban (in a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Seven minutes away from Midway Airport
Population of city the school is in 2,853,114
Public transportation to campus Yes
Student parking on campus Yes
Campus size 17,500 square feet facility
County Cook
Visitor information website Find more information on this website
School visit availability Mon-Wed: 9am-7pm and Thu: 9am-4pm
Contact to set up school visit Peter Magallanes
Additional information HVAC Technical Institute prides itself in training students using hands-on training.
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Total number of students 20 maximum
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
Asian 1%
Black 28%
Hispanic 50%
White 22%
These figures reflect responses of people who chose to indicate their racial-ethnic background. All categories except Hispanic represent non-Hispanic students. International students are not included in these figures so they may not add up to 100 percent.
Percentage of students from out of state 1%
Number of states and territories represented 5
Percentage of students from outside the US 0%
Number of countries represented 0
Percentage of students 25 or older 60%
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Costs (for proprietary schools) (All Tuition includes: non-refundable application fee, books, supplies, & tool kit. )

HVAC/R: $16,000 (Includes: EPA license, Certification test & reviews)

ELECTRICAL: $12,500 (Includes: OSHA 10-Hour Construction Certificate)
Academic program/major Yes
Tuition refund policy Find more information on this website
Installment plan (you can pay tuition in several payments over the course of the term) Yes
Pre-payment plan (if you pay your entire tuition when you enroll, you don't have to pay higher prices if tuition increases) Yes
Tuition guarantee (you aren't affected by tuition increases; the tuition you pay your first year is the amount you pay all years) Yes
Other tuition payment plan information Financial Aid is available for those who qualify
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Financial aid contact person Peter Magallanes
Financial aid contact title Student Services
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 773.927.9562
Submit these forms FAFSA form
Application deadline (for fall term) open
Letters about aid sent to applicants open
School year financial aid data is from 2019-2020 and 2020-2021
Percentage of students who received financial aid 82%
Average amount of financial aid awarded
Loan $10,417
Grant from federal government $4,583
Percentage of students awarded each type of financial aid
Loan 90%
Grant from federal government 92%
Percentage of students who took out loans to pay for school 96%
Average student loan debt for last graduating class $11,000
Federal PLUS loans (for parents) Yes
Federal Stafford loans (subsidized) Yes
Federal Stafford loans (unsubsidized) Yes
Institution loans (from the school) Yes
Need-based scholarships and grants
Federal Pell Grants Yes
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Yes
Privately-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
Veteran's benefits
Veteran's benefits, such as the GI Bill, are honored Yes
Other veteran's benefits information HVAC Technical Institute is approved to accept the Post 9/11 GI Bill
Proprietary financial aid data are from ... (Financial aid data are for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic year.)
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Admissions contact person Peter Magallanes
Admissions contact title Student Services
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 773.927.9562
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Open admissions policy applies to ALL
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Number of male applicants 198
Number of male applicants accepted 198
Number of female applicants 4
Number of female applicants accepted 4
Total number of applicants 202
Total number of applicants accepted 202
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Other education requirements for admission If a high school diploma or GED is not available, an entrance exam will need to be taken and passed with a 70%.
Admission is available On-going
Application deadline On-going
Application fee $100
Submit these items:
College transcript Recommended, but not required
High school transcript or GED certificate Required for some students
Other application materials Photo ID
Social Security Card
Admissions contact person #2 Mario Recio
Admissions contact title #2 Director
Admissions contact e-mail #2 Email
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Certificate or diploma Yes
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To get a catalog 773.927.9562
Academic calendar On-going
Grading system Letter grades
Student faculty ratio 20:1
Evenings Yes
Part time Yes; M-T-Th, 6pm -10:30pm
Summer school Yes; all class openings available
Computers on campus for student use Yes
Computer lab available to students Yes
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Academic advising Yes
Tutoring Yes
Basic job skills Yes
Student lounge Yes
Other services other Job placement
Low-income students Yes
Minorities Yes
Veterans Yes
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Career contact person Peter Magallanes
Career contact title Student Services
Career contact e-mail address Email
Career contact phone 773.927.9562
Had a full-time job offer within six months of graduation 85%
Was counseled by the career services office 100%
Career counseling Yes
Job bank Yes
Job fairs Yes
Job interviews Yes
Job interview preparation Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes
Placement assistance Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
Résumé referral to employers Yes
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security. If you have questions or concerns about the information displaying please contact Illinois Career Information System.