Opportunity + Outcomes
Successful career outcomes plus high starting salaries add up to significant ROI for Illinois Tech graduates.
Elevate Your Future
Illinois Tech empowers students with a world-class education and guaranteed access to hands-on experiences that prepare them with the innovation skills necessary to thrive in the careers of the future. Our rankings are among the best in the country, and so are our outcomes: Illinois Tech graduates have high employment rates and earn starting salaries well above the national average.
Our unique Elevate program guarantees you access to hands-on experiences, a personalized academic and career plan, and the twenty-first century skills to achieve career success.
Illinois Tech is your pathway to the corporate, nonprofit, research, and startup community of Chicago and beyond, bolstered by a global network of more than 86,000 alumni.
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. Electrical Engineering ’99)
Lizz Elliott received a United States Department of Energy scholarship to continue her nuclear energy research.Lizz Elliott (CHE 4th Year)
For Andrew Jiang, architecture is the “perfect embodiment” of his life experiences. He hopes to create built environments that improve the quality of life for communities for generations to come.Andrew Jiang (Architecture 5th Year)
Just five years after earning his undergraduate degree, Jason Tenebaum helped launch a Dragon spacecraft as a mission operations engineer with SpaceX.Jason Tenenbaum (Aerospace Engineering ’07)
Born and raised in El Salvador, Diana Velasquez decided to pursue a degree in engineering with the goal of helping others obtain improved health care while improving standard processes.Diana Velasquez (Biomedical Engineering/M.A.S. Chemical Engineering 3rd Year)
An internship with NASA’s Space Communications and Navigation Internship Project helped Kaya Jones prepare for the rigors of college academics.Kaya Jones (CS 1st Year)
Illinois Institute of Technology is ranked #98 in the United States according to the latest iteration of U.S. News & World Report’s Best National University Rankings , released on September 18, 2023...
This week The Wall Street Journal released its “ WSJ/College Pulse 2024 Best Colleges in the U.S. ” list with Illinois Institute of Technology ranking #23 in the United States out of the 400 top...
The Center for Assured and Resilient Navigation in Advanced Transportation Systems (CARNATIONS) at Illinois Institute of Technology was named a new Tier 1 University Transportation Center (UTC) by the...
“It’s So Cool!”
Exciting classes, next-level research, and an internship with NASA are just a few of the reasons why Seth Graham (ME/M.Eng. MAE 5th Year) says Illinois Tech is the place to be.See Seth’s Story
Elevate Your College Prep
Ready to boost your college readiness and have fun while learning something new?
You can do just that through Illinois Tech’s Elevate College Prep program, which sets young learners on a successful pathway to college and careers in dynamic fields.
Elevate College Prep offers summer programs, dual-enrollment courses, paid apprenticeships, special events, and a three-year, STEM-focused immersive program for high school and middle school students.Learn More
Explore Our Campus
Less than a mile from beautiful Lake Michigan, our historic Mies Campus was voted as one of the country's “most beautiful college campuses.” Find out why on a campus tour. You can also attend a virtual information session or check out 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