ITT Technical Institute—which has a total of 10 Texas campuses located in Arlington, Austin, DeSoto, Houston, Richardson, San Antonio and Waco—announced Tuesday it will be ceasing operations at all of its U.S. campuses permanently.
“It is with profound regret that we must report that ITT Educational Services Inc. will discontinue academic operations at all of its ITT Technical Institutes permanently after approximately 50 years of continuous service,” ITT Educational Services said in a news release Tuesday morning. “The actions of and sanctions from the U.S. Department of Education have forced us to cease operations […], and we will not be offering our September quarter.”
According to the release, the company has eliminated the positions of the majority of their roughly 8,000 employees, and hundreds of thousands of current students and alumni will be negatively affected. Almost 43,000 students were enrolled at the institute before the announcement.
The following are ITT Technical Institute campuses in the Austin, Dallas and Houston areas:
6330 E. Hwy. 290, Ste. 150, Austin
2101 Waterview Parkway, Richardson
South Dallas (DeSoto):
921 W. Belt Line Road, Ste. 181, DeSoto
Ft. Worth (Arlington):
551 Ryan Plaza Drive, Arlington
15651 North Freeway, Houston
2950 S. Gessner Road, Houston
Houston South (Webster):
1001 Magnolia Ave., Webster