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Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate66%

About Illinois Institute of Technology

In 1890 Illinois Institute of Technology was founded to lift up people from all backgrounds with education that would help them meet the needs of the age. Rankings based on the United States Department of Education College Scorecard, which offers the public access to years of federal government data on U.S. colleges and universities, show that more than 130 years later, Illinois Tech is still fulfilling its mission. Action-oriented, immersive experiences define the Illinois Tech education. We’re one-of-a-kind, and our hands-on programs prove it. From Illinois Tech’s signature Elevate program to our distinctive project-based courses in the Interprofessional Projects (IPRO) Program to high-tech maker spaces and cutting-edge research, we prepare you to think big and lead big like no other university can. And it all begins in your first year of study. Illinois Tech is a small, private university focused on technology and innovation. What kind of students choose Illinois Tech? Students who know that a degree from a world-class university will prepare them to achieve more. Students who are curious, sharp, and ambitious. People with the audacity to do things better, smarter, and faster. People who are ready to make the world a better place. People like you.

Illinois Institute of Technology is a private, nonprofit school in the city of Chicago, Illinois. Illinois Institute of Technology was founded in 1890. The college currently enrolls around 6,486 students per year, including 3,046 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Illinois Institute of Technology

It is moderately difficult to get into Illinois Institute of Technology. In 2022, Illinois Institute of Technology accepted 66% of applicants. In 2022, 4,310 out of 6,520 total applicants were accepted.

Illinois Institute of Technology Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 66%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 39%

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Illinois Institute of Technology is located Chicago.

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College Info

Illinois Institute of Technology Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Illinois Institute of Technology is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Illinois Institute of Technology is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Illinois Institute of Technology SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1230 - 1400


Math SAT Range

630 - 730


Reading SAT Range

600 - 680

Illinois Institute of Technology Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Illinois Institute of Technology is like? There are approximately 6,486 students enrolled at Illinois Institute of Technology, including 3,046 undergraduate students and 3,440 graduate students. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 72% percent are from IL and 28% percent of students are from other states.


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