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Illinois Institute of Technology
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  • 4 Year
  • CHICAGO, IL

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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade D minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

10 WEST 35TH STREET
CHICAGO, IL 60616
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Division III Independents
From Illinois Institute of Technology

What punctuates the Illinois Tech undergraduate experience? Three important things you'll find at Illinois Tech—and no place else:

Chicago's Tech University: We are the only tech-focused university in the Chicago area. From skyscrapers to startups, Illinois Tech has fueled the city's rise as a global metropolis.

Opportunity and Value: Illinois Tech is an engine of opportunity, providing the best return on investment in the state and among the best in the nation.

Active Learning: Our students learn by creating, inventing, and solving—not just in the classroom.

Each year students from throughout the world begin their academic journey at Illinois Tech. Here they find a community of people who share their dedication to excellence and passion for discovery.

Discover a truly distinctive education that will prepare you to create meaningful change. Join us.

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Illinois Institute of Technology Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
March 1
Acceptance Rate
60%
SAT Range
1190-1400
ACT Range
26-32
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$26,708 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$36,960 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
68%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 41 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 58 responses
38%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 58 responses

Majors

Illinois Tech Virtual Internships

Illinois Tech is a one-of-a-kind university, and our hands-on, experiential learning programs are a big reason why. These signature programs will teach you teamwork, creativity, design thinking, and problem-solving—twenty-first century skills that you’ll need to lead and innovate throughout your career. Begin your journey by participating in a special virtual internship offered by Illinois Tech.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    11%
  • On Campus
    88%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,882 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
262
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 42 responses
  • Nerds
    29%
  • Hard-working but loves to have fun
    26%
  • Hard working, longs for the day he can sleep
    14%
  • Segrageted and closed minded to intergration
    12%
  • Passionate
    7%
  • Culturally classed
    5%
  • Lazy
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
79%
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 68 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 74 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Practical yet enjoyable
    31%
  • Enjoyable and lots to love but expensive
    26%
  • Diverse but very segregated
    11%
  • Perfect place to explore our knowledge
    9%
  • Extremely enjoyable but expensive
    6%
  • Home away from home
    6%
  • Fast-paced
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$69,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
70%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 31 responses

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