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Illinois Institute of Technology provides a variety of degree programs for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Chicago, Illinois and operated as a private institution. Enrollment at Illinois Institute of Technology is nearly 7,800 per year.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Engineering
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Computer And Information Sciences

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be asked to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit school records, which are then reviewed by admissions staff. Most common scores among students accepted to IIT are in the range of 24 - 31 on the ACT, or 1666 - 1988 on the SAT. 64% of those students that apply are accepted to IIT, of which 29% choose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is close to $38,000, but may change per year. Students are encouraged to use the school's price of attendance calculator to better understand their cost of attending this school. Housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is around $5,900. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements.

The Illinois Institute of Technology Scarlet Hawks participate in several intercollegiate athletic programs, as part of the NAIA organization. Athletic programs offered include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division I)
  • Track & Field (NAIA Division I)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division I)
  • Swimming and Diving (NAIA Division I)

To see a full list of academic programs offered, enrollment information, student services, and more, please take a look at the school's website at http://www.iit.edu.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the candidates Illinois Institute of Technology accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of accepted students, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to get a better idea of your chances of getting accepted to Illinois Institute of Technology.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Recommended
  • High School Academic Ranking are Recommended
  • Letters of Recommendation are Required
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

SAT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
SAT ® Critical Reading530 - 640
SAT ® Math613 - 710
SAT ® Writing523 - 638
SAT ® Total Score1666 - 1988

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English25 - 31
ACT ® Math24 - 31
ACT ® Composite Score24 - 31

Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into IIT

The chances of getting accepted into IIT can be seen in the table below.

 Number (Percentage)
Granted Admissions1,566 (64%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled448 (29%)

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Illinois Institute of Technology is around 7,800 students, where graduate students make up roughly 67% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $35,000-$42,000 per year
  • Per unit charges are around $1,200 for part time students

A number professional schools of study are operated by IIT. These schools may have differing tuition costs. Listed below are the professional schools along with their estimated annual tuition:

  • Law School (Tuition: $43,000/yr)

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$25,018
Receiving Student Loans53%$6,210

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 3%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Illinois Institute of Technology may provide services to students including:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Illinois Institute of Technology has an overall graduation rate which is around 64%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years34%
Graduating in 5 Years28%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Law Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar (since 1936)
  • Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
    • * Accredited by the American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation (since 1982)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Legal Professions and Studies

  • Law (D)
  • Programs for Foreign Lawyers (M)
  • Banking, Corporate, Finance and Securities Law (M)
  • Intellectual Property Law (M)
  • Tax Law, Taxation (M)
  • United States Law, Legal Studies, Jurisprudence (M)


Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Design and Applied Arts (D, M)

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Sustainability Studies (M)

Engineering Technology


  • Science Teacher Education (D, M)
  • Mathematics Teacher Education (M)
  • Computer Teacher Education


Health and Clinical Professions

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling (M)
  • Health Physics (M)

Physical Sciences

  • Analytical Chemistry (M)
  • Physics (B, D, M)
  • Materials Chemistry (M)
  • Chemistry (B, D, M)

Mathematics and Statistics

  • Applied Mathematics (B, D, M)
  • Financial Mathematics (M)

Communications and Journalism

  • Technical and Scientific Communication (B, M)
  • Journalism

Social Sciences

Liberal Arts and Sciences

English Language and Literature

  • Technical and Business Writing (D)