Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, IL

Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, IL

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Discover. Create. Solve.

The words Discover. Create. Solve. represent the Illinois Tech experience for students, alumni, faculty, staff, and partners. It is the outcome of the Illinois Tech brand promise.

Illinois Tech’s relevant, tech-focused degree programs prepare you to excel and lead in fields that are moving the world forward.

Since 1890 Illinois Tech has embraced a pioneering spirit of invention and discovery. Our community of exceptionally smart students and faculty is driven to rethink the known and bring new ideas into the world—all with the power of technology. As a result, our graduates have changed the course of human history, giving us the cell phone, Linksys, Amazon Alexa, architectural marvels, and many other innovations that have revolutionized the world.

At Illinois Tech you will prepare to join our legacy of change makers. You’ll surround yourself with passionate people who share your quest for discovery. You’ll find a one-of-a-kind academic experience—one that offers hands-on learning, expert guidance, and world-class resources—all in the magnificent global city of Chicago.

Student life
Illinois Tech gives you the best of both worlds: the excitement of living in an amazing global metropolis, combined with the comfort and small-town feel of attending a private university. With endless options come unlimited opportunities to discover: diversity, inspiration, languages, landscapes, viewpoints, technology, history, future, surprises—and most important, yourself.

At Illinois Tech you will discover your ability to exceed all expectations. Your future begins here.



#1 in the Illinois and #32 in the Nation for lifting students from families in the bottom 20% of income to the top 20% | Opportunity Insights


An Educational Best Value | The Princeton Review, Forbes, Time, and Money Magazines


#44 Best Value in the Nation | U.S. News & World Report


#24 in the United States for Finance | TFE Times on Stuart School of Business


Chicago, Illinois

As a student in Chicago, you'll have access to a thriving metropolis with a rich cultural history. One of the largest cities in the world, Chicago is a fantastic place for entertainment and culture of all kinds, from sporting events to art museums and everything in between. 

Chicago is a great global city (just ask Google, Grubhub, Boeing, Orbitz, or any of the thousands of other companies with headquarters here). What does that mean for Illinois Tech students? Access to jobs in a diverse range of industries including a fast-growing tech sector. Illinois Tech is a pipeline for talent in Chicago, a city where an Illinois Tech degree is recognized and rewarded.

Your Campus, Your Community, Your Life

150+ Student Organizations

17 NCAA Division III Teams

664+ Student Events Held on Campus Each Year

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “Coming from a small island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Chicago feels like a world of endless possibilities and opportunities. Through Illinois Tech I've gotten to visit some of the largest national laboratories, such as Argonne and Fermilab, and have reached out to other companies throughout the city.”

    • Katja Berthold, Honolulu
      Mechanical Engineering
  • “I grew up in a small Milwaukee suburb, and at first I had some anxieties about living in such a big city. These anxieties immediately went away when I visited campus. It’s really the best of both worlds: you get the quiet, unhurried, secluded-feeling life on campus, but you’re not 15 minutes from downtown Chicago.”

    • Lexi Detweiler, Wisconsin
      Physics/Astrophysics, MS Health Physics
  • “Living in Chicago has been a big part of the success in my learning….Being in Chicago made internship and professional opportunities more accessible. There was no need for me to relocate for a job over the summer. Having hundreds of positions just a short train ride from campus allowed me to remain part of the Illinois Tech community as I gained experience at a world-class company.”

    • Miles Thompson, Michigan