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Where Excellence Meets Innovation

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Chicago’s Only Tech University

Illinois Tech stands at the crossroads of exploration and innovation, advancing Chicago and the world. Every day in the living lab of the city, Illinois Tech fuels breakthroughs that change lives.

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The Illinois Tech COVID-19 website contains up-to-date information regarding university plans and policies as well as important information regarding COVID-19 from government authorities.

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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.

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From the cell phone to skyscrapers to the Mars rover, the inventions and innovations of our rock star alumni have changed the course of human history. 

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

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Public Health Protocols

Members of the Illinois Tech community are expected to follow essential public health protocols while on the university’s campuses. We're all in this together.

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New Professional Master’s Scholarships for Illinois Tech Alumni

This scholarship will cover $25,000 in tuition costs for all Illinois Tech alumni who enroll in one of the university’s professional master’s degree programs.

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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.

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Hawks 4 Hawks Hardship Fund

Contribute to the Hawks 4 Hawks Fund which provides direct financial assistance to Illinois Tech students in crisis situations. 100% of funds are directed to helping students facing unexpected hardships, such as meeting the cost of housing or travel assistance. Make a contribution today!

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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