Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL 60616


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 7,730
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,231 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Illinois Institute of Technology is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,287 applications and 2,448 students were granted admission. Illinois Institute of Technology is at the #55 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 79% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 28% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1130 to 1360
ACT26 to 31
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Illinois Institute of Technology's tuition was $43,500 for all students regardless of residency (62.4% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Illinois Institute of Technology's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 32% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,809 (which is 9.3% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Illinois Institute of Technology in 2016-2017, was 227, which is 47% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,901 (which is 0.1% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Illinois Institute of Technology has enrolled a total of 7,730 students (6,558 students full-time and 1,172 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,730 students, 262 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 65% men and 35% women and 2,944 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 4,786 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 366 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Non-resident alien: 49%

White: 25%

Hispanic: 8%

Asian: 7%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Black/African American: 4%

Two or more races: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Illinois Institute of Technology.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering 31% 2,474 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 17% 1,358 0
Legal Professions And Studies 12% 937
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 9% 740 0
Architecture And Related Services 5% 428
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 194 0
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 167 39
Mathematics And Statistics 2% 160
Physical Sciences 2% 122 0
Psychology 1% 103

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Illinois Institute of Technology full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Illinois Institute of Technology graduates 6 years after enrollment is $54,000. Last year, out of the total 756 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 703 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 751 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 668 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $54,000 $69,800
Employment Rate 93% 89%
Total Graduates 756 751

Campus Location

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