International Undergraduate Students

Located in the great global city of Chicago, Illinois Tech welcomes hundreds of talented international students to our campus every year. As an international student at Illinois Tech, you will receive a world-class education and access to a rich array of hands-on learning opportunities, including research. You'll also find a supportive community of fellow students, faculty, and staff who are committed to your success.

Who Is an International Student?

International students are those who are neither United States citizens nor U.S. permanent residents, regardless of where they are currently living or attending school. This means that U.S. citizens living abroad or in military or diplomatic zones are not considered international students. Foreign nationals attending school in the United States are considered international students.

International students are grouped into one of four categories:

How to Apply

Multiple International Students studying in the English Language Services Office

English Language Services

Prepare for academic and professional success through Illinois Tech's programs for English language learners.

English Language Services
International Viewbook 2022-23

Viewbook for International Students

This is a great guide for undergraduate and graduate students to learn about all the majors Illinois Tech has to offer.

View the International Viewbook

A World-Class Education in Chicago


International Undergraduate Students


Students from Outside Illinois

Among the 60

National Universities with the Highest Campus Ethnic Diversity

—U.S. News & World Report