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Elevate Your Excellence

Opportunity + Value

Competitive scholarships plus high starting salaries add up to significant ROI for Illinois Tech graduates.


In the Chicago Region for Occupational Earnings Power

—The Brookings Institution


Best Value University

—U.S. News & World Report


Career Placement Rate

—Illinois Tech’s 2020–21 graduates reporting

21st Century Higher Education

Illinois Tech is committed to advancing technology that makes the world a better place for all. We do this by empowering students from diverse backgrounds—the innovators and leaders of the future—with an extraordinary technical education and guaranteed hands-on experiences that enable them to achieve career success and create change.

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Our unique Elevate program guarantees you hands-on experiences, a personalized academic and career plan, and the twenty-first century skills to achieve career success.

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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.

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Students and faculty at Illinois Tech are conducting research that harnesses the power of technology and innovation for the betterment of humankind.

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“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
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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.

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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