ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

United States, Illinois

Located in the global metropolis of Chicago, Illinois Tech (IIT) is the only technology-focused university in the city. Illinois Institute of Technology provides a distinctive and relevant education in an environment of scientific, technological, and professional knowledge creation and innovation. The students come to the university to learn from world-renowned faculty who share their pursuit of innovation and excellence. Through research, special course projects, volunteer outreach, and many other opportunities, the students benefit from unparalleled opportunities. Illinois Tech is divided into five colleges, an institute, one school, and a number of research centers, some of which provide academic programs independent of the other academic units. While many maintain undergraduates programs, some only offer graduate or certificate programs.

Campus Life

Illinois Institute of Technology has four campuses in the Chicago Area. The main campus covers 120-acre, recognized as Illinois Institute of Technology Academic Campus, also known as the Mies Campus. The main campus offers all undergraduate programs and graduate programs in engineering, sciences, architecture, communication, and psychology. The Downtown Campus is home to Illinois Tech's Chicago-Kent College of Law and Institute of Design, and Stuart School of Business. The 19-acre Daniel F. and Adul. Rice Campus situated in the west suburban Wheaton, offers graduate programs, upper-level undergraduate courses, and continuing professional education. The Moffett Campus in southwest suburban Bedford Park houses the Institute of Food Safety and Health, which includes the National Center for Food Safety and Technology, a unique consortium of government, industry, and academic partners. 

Noted Alumni

Illinois Institute of Technology has more than 73,000 alumni in 100 countries around the world. IIT alumni include established leaders and rising stars in commerce and industry, government academe, scientists, engineers, architects, designers, psychologists, and entrepreneurs. John L. Anderson, a professor of chemical engineering; Leon M. Lederman, a professor of physics; Herber A. Simon, a professor of psychology and Micheal Davis, a professor of philosophy are some of the well-educated alumni of IIT.