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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 2022 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.
Elevate Your Excellence
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.
Chicago and the World
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.
Students and faculty at Illinois Tech are conducting research that harnesses the power of technology and innovation for the betterment of humankind.
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 (Chemical Engineering 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 (Computer Science 1st Year)
Growth Potential: Illinois Tech Sees Application Rates Soar, Fueled by Focus on Career Preparedness
With a focus on its career-ready, adaptable, and market-focused approach to education, including a curriculum designed with experiential learning at its core and geared toward preparedness for the...
Education, Everywhere and for Everyone: Illinois Tech to Partner with Coursera for Industry-Aligned Online Programs
In pursuit of providing a pathway to a high-quality education that aligns with industry, Illinois Institute of Technology has partnered with Coursera, a leading online learning platform, to offer four...
Creating a New Path: Illinois Tech Unveils Discover+ Program
As the fall 2023 semester grows near, Illinois Institute of Technology is eager to welcome a new class of students who are ready to explore a new realm of possibilities and to jump-start their future...
“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
Kickstart Your Summer—and Your Future
Elevate College Prep offers a one-of-a-kind pre-college summer program that sets young learners up for success in college and their careers.
Registration for summer 2023 programs is now open!
Summer programs provide hands-on learning, mentorship, and career exposure in STEM and other dynamic fields. Topics include sustainability, next-generation technology, computing and security, game development, cybersecurity, pre-law, robotics, business, architecture, and more.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