Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, IL, USA
3.75 Average Rating

Created by the merger of Lewis Institute and Armour Institute, The Illinois Institute of Technology is a scientific and technical research institution in Chicago. IIT hosts eight colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in over 40 fields of study focused on engineering, business, the sciences, and applied technology. To promote on-campus sustainability, IIT is home to the nation’s first functional microgrid which curbs greenhouse gas emissions and eliminates costly electronic outages. For architecture enthusiasts, the IIT campus features a main campus designed by famed architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
58%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Other December 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
57%
Out-Of-State Students
29%
48%
Submitting ACT
78%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 28
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1253
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
6,753
Total Number of Undergrads
3,026
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
45%
20-39 Students
38%
40-99 Students
15%
0
100
37%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
72%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$25,814
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$47,480
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$47,480
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$13,582
Books and Supplies
$1250

Aid & Grants

0
100
86%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$34,691
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$6,122
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$31,470

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
53%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,010
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$27,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$287
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
69%
31%
Student Organizations
201
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
39%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Scarlet Hawks
School Colors
Red/Grey
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Chicago
San Francisco
New York
Los Angeles
Washington
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
87%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$69,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.75 Average Rating
The Illinois Institute of Technology is a one-of-a-kind school with its fairly small student:teacher ratio and its challenging academic programs. Its location is ideal as it is not in downtown Chicago but just a few minutes from it. Studying at IIT is a good way to challenge yourself for a higher education at a world-class city.
Gabriel from Joliet, IL
the illinois institute of technology is a small, close-knit, diverse community of ambitious students from around the world, coming together to enhance society and further develop innovation in the stem field. through specialized classes and hands on experience, the university emphasizes the importance of critical, innovative, and collaborative thinking, as well as problem solving and real life application. just ten minutes south of downtown chicago, the illinois tech brings many opportunities for those looking to innovate the world of technology and develop their knowledge and passion for stem.
jennifer from prairie village, ks