Where Excellence Meets Innovation
One-of-a-kind active learning programs form the foundation of Illinois Tech’s undergraduate education. Experience a new way of learning—one that will prepare you to innovate and lead.
Whether shaping the city of the future or steering new discoveries in data science, Illinois Tech faculty are conducting transformative research that you can see and feel.
Illinois Tech inspired Rohit Prasad to follow his passions. Advice he received from a graduate school adviser allowed him to thrive and make lasting contributions to the future of AI.Rohit Prasad (M.S. EE ’99)
Illinois Tech has provided Sydney Kaplan with research opportunities that have ignited her passion for conservation technology. She applies robotics to solve complex, unique engineering problems experienced by tree scientists.Sydney Kaplan (Mechanical Engineering/M.E. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 4th Year)
Through research opportunities and global engineering competitions, Jasmine Baste is making an impact on society in the field that she has become most passionate about—biomedical engineering.Jasmine Baste (Biomedical Engineering, Cell and Tissue Specialization 3rd Year)
Mental health treatment goes up, emergency calls go down. Stuart alumna Catherine Sanchez is leading the way to a win-win solution for Chicago police and the community.Catherine Sanchez (M.P.A. ’17)
Now a Ph.D. student studying American urban politics and police violence, Denzel Avant credits Illinois Tech for hooking him on research. He also has some useful advice for undergraduates.Denzel Avant (PS ’12)
A summer Research Experience for Undergraduates stipend gives students an opportunity to conduct their own research. Illinois Tech hosted 10 students to develop research projects in big data.Anna Kong (Computer Science/M.S. Data Science 4th Year)
Opportunity + Value
Illinois Tech is an engine of opportunity, providing the best ROI in the state and among the best in the nation.
In the Chicago Region for Occupational Earnings Power
—The Brookings Institution
Best Value University
—U.S. News & World Report
STEM Colleges of 2018
Illinois Institute of Technology is strengthening its ability to provide the talent, tools, and technology to an emerging tech economy by taking the bold initiative of creating the College of...
Illinois Institute of Technology on Friday announced a landmark $150 million combined gift from prominent Chicago leaders to help the university drive Chicago’s continued tech rise. The combined gift...
Even in the most unprecedented and uncertain of times, Illinois Tech students continue to show the innovation and resiliency that have been the hallmark of our graduates for the last 130 years. When...
CARES Act Update
Illinois Tech has received a limited amount of funding to assist students with emergency grants through the CARES Act. The CARES Act specifically designates these funds under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) to provide direct grant assistance to students to cover expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19.Learn More
Hawks 4 Hawks Hardship Fund
All degrees for 2019–2020 were awarded on Saturday, May 16, 2020, in a virtual Commencement Ceremony. View the event and read the FAQs on the university’s Commencement website.View Details
Meet Us, Virtually
Learn more about Illinois Tech by attending a virtual information session with the Office of Undergraduate or Graduate Admission. There are endless reasons why Illinois Tech was voted one of country’s “most beautiful college campuses.” See just a few of them in our virtual tour.Learn More
Beautiful Chicago, Amazing Chicago
From its subway to the tops of its skyscrapers, our hometown of Chicago is a friendly, exciting global city with a spirit and style all its own.Explore Life in Chicago
Where Ideas Come to Life
Illinois Tech’s Kaplan Institute is the new on-campus innovation hub where students practice entrepreneurship, creativity, and design thinking to transform their ideas into inventions.Go Inside Kaplan Institute