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The College of Science at Illinois Tech offers challenging and rigorous programs in mathematics and the sciences to ambitious students with a thirst for knowledge and who want to change the world.

In keeping with Illinois Tech’s longstanding tradition of offering relevant academic programs, the College of Science provides multiple pathways to the academic, professional, and entrepreneurial worlds.

The College of Science provides all the benefits of a small school, coupled with major research capacity and all the benefits of the global metropolis of Chicago. It feels like a small private school, but its research is major league. You’re in courses taught by more than 100 outstanding full-time faculty who are the top scholars in their fields.

When you graduate, you’ll join a network of more than 10,000 alumni who work across business, government, and academic institutions all over the world.

We have connections with world-famous labs such as Argonne National Laboratory and Chicago businesses. As a student, you’ll get access to a network of mentors, colleagues, and influential leaders in your field.

Rigor and relevance are the two words defining the educational experience at the College of Science. We will give you the tools to solve today’s problems and the knowledge to build the new tools to meet tomorrow’s challenges.

Our graduates are hired by companies with names everyone recognizes: Microsoft, Google, Orbitz, Argonne, Baxter, the Chicago Board of Trade, and Chase. And if you want to go on to earn a graduate degree in your field, you’ll be glad to know that our students have been accepted into prestigious programs from Oxford to Princeton.

College of Science

Robert A. Pritzker Science Center | 3105 South Dearborn, Room 252 | Chicago, IL | 60616