Lewis College of Science and Letters is home to seven academic departments and a multitude of research labs and centers working at the intersection of humanity and technology. Our academic programs are grounded in rigor and relevance, providing students special preparation to succeed in fields that require exceptional application of knowledge.
The college’s faculty and students engage in a wide variety of research-oriented programs. Both undergraduate and graduate students can find opportunities to conduct research on campus with a professor, or at nearby laboratories including Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab. Additionally, Illinois Tech students gain hands-on learning experiences through Elevate, a university-wide program boosting students' career possibilities through guaranteed internships and research opportunities as well as customized career plans.
No matter which academic fields interest you, you will find yourself immersed in thought-provoking study and innovative research at Chicago’s only tech-focused university.