Illinois Institute of Technology.

Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, IL4 year degree
Acceptance rate

About Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Tracing its history to 1890, the present name was adopted upon the merger of the Armour Institute and Lewis Institute in 1940. The university has programs in architecture, business, communications, design, engineering, industrial technology, information technology, law, psychology, and science. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".Its historic roots are in several 19th-century engineering and professional education institutions in the United States. In the mid 20th century, it became closely associated with trends in modernist architecture through the work of its Dean of Architecture Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, who designed its campus. The Institute of Design, Chicago-Kent College of Law, and Midwest College of Engineering were also merged into Illinois Tech.


  • Offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 2,763 students
  • 0.53 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at Illinois Institute of Technology

Food Science
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Food Science, Biology, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, Journalism, Computer Science, and Applied Mathematics.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

2,542 students out of 4,705 applicants were accepted into Illinois Institute of Technology. They had an average SAT score of 1323. 33% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 77% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Illinois Institute of Technology was $45,864. After taking into account the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for students was $63,749.

Financial aid available at Illinois Institute of Technology

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

98% of undergraduate students at Illinois Institute of Technology received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Illinois Institute of Technology

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Illinois Institute of Technology was of $13,007 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250.

Diversity at Illinois Institute of Technology

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017