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Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology

+1 312-567-3000

10 W 35th St Chicago, IL USA 60616

Although the Illinois Institute of Technology was officially founded in 1940, its roots trace back to the 1890s when the Armor Institute of Technology and the Lewis Institute were founded. The Institute now has five campuses within the Chicago area with more than 8,000 total students.

The school is a private university focused on technology and innovation. It attracts students who are curious about technology and the unknown and are driven by that curiosity and their own ambition.

98% of all students receive some form of financial aid. Scholarships range from $10,000 to full tuition coverage. All applicants are automatically considered for scholarships. Tuition for all students is $50,490.

The university has ranked number three in the country for upward mobility and in the top 25 for STEM colleges. Students at the university have an average GPA of 3.98, an average SAT score of 1,340, and an average ACT score of 28.

An impressive 41.8% of students are international students, 67% are of minority backgrounds, and 30% are women.

There are more than 40 undergraduate degrees offered at the university including some accelerated master’s programs which allow students to begin their graduate education while they are in their undergraduate. Students can earn their bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in as little as five years. Some of the most common undergraduate majors are engineering (studied by 47% of students), computer and information sciences and support services (studied by 25% of students), and architecture and related services (studied by 12% of students).

Graduates from the Illinois Institute of Technology earn a median starting salary of $62,000. An impressive 90.5% of graduates are employed within six months of graduation. Some students also go on to graduate school. 19 different graduate schools accepted graduates from the class of 2019. Some of these include Boston University, Georgia Tech, Northwestern, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and more.

There are more than 150 student organizations on campus students can join. These range from professional organizations to organizations to fulfill student’s hobbies.

Illinois Institute of Technology has an acceptance rate of 61% and an average graduation rate of 72%.

The university is less than a mile from Lake Michigan and has been named one of the most beautiful college campuses. Prospective students are encouraged to visit the campus to explore whether the university would be a good fit. All students will have access to all that Chicago has to offer and can easily navigate the city with public transportation.

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