Illinois Tech Jumps to #96 on U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges List


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Illinois Tech Jumps to #96 on U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges List

Chicago, IL — September 11, 2018 —

Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) announced today that it is ranked among the top 100 schools in the National Universities category of the U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Colleges rankings, released this month. The #96 ranking is a jump from the 2018 and 2017 ranking of #103 (tie) and marks the first time in a decade that Illinois Tech has cracked the top 100.

The university is ranked #30 in the Best Value Schools list, up from #38 in 2018. Illinois Tech’s population of international students (21 percent) was also ranked at the top of the list.

U.S. News & World Report provides nearly 50 different types of numerical rankings and lists to help students narrow their college search. The four overall rankings – National Universities, Liberal Arts Colleges, Regional Universities and Regional Colleges – are based on factors that indicate academic quality, such as graduation rates and faculty resources.

Read more information about Illinois Tech’s U.S. News & World Report rankings here. To view the methodology, data, and other ranking information, visit the U.S. News & World Report college rankings website here.

About Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology, also known as Illinois Tech, is a private, technology-focused, research university, located in Chicago, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, science, architecture, business, design, human sciences, applied technology, and law. One of 21 institutions that comprise the Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU), Illinois Tech offers exceptional preparation for professions that require technological sophistication, an innovative mindset, and an entrepreneurial spirit.