Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA

Chicago, USA

  • 1890

    Established
  • 46.0%

    International Students
  • 40

    No. of Programs
  • 421

    QS World University Rankings
  • NO

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

Illinois Institute of Technology is one of the reputed private research universities located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1040, when the Armour Institute of Technology and Lewis Institute merged. It is a really good institute for Electrical and Computer Engineering. The university has a pretty high acceptance rate of 54% therefore most students can expect to make it to IIT-Chicago. It is ranked #641 according to U.S. News for 'Best Global Universities Ranking'. It is prominently an architecture school, which can also be seen in how the campus architecture has been done. The University is ranked at #=421 by QS World University Rankings 2020. It was also ranked the 72nd best graduate school for engineering in the U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools 2020.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

IIT has five campuses. The 120-acre IIT main campus is centred around approximately 4.8 km south of the Chicago Loop. The one thing that makes IIT so popular is its location. Chicago has been voted as one of the best cities in the world to live in, and it’s one of the major financial capitals as well. The main campus is located in Chicago's Bronzeville neighbourhood and houses all undergraduate programmes and graduate programmes in engineering, sciences, architecture, communications, and psychology. 

All engineering programmes of the University are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. College of Architecture NAAB-accredited programmes including the B.Arch and M.Arch programmes. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BS-CS) program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. The School of Applied Technology's Bachelor of Information Technology and Management programme is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. Stuart School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.

Accomplishments & Alumni 

The 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings place Illinois Tech #117 among National Universities and #36 among Best Value Schools. The cell phone, magnetic recording, tall building architecture, and barcode technology are just some of the inventions made by Illinois Tech faculty and alumni. S. R. Crown Hall, Illinois Tech’s College of Architecture, is a National Historic Landmark considered by many to be one of the iconic buildings designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The Master of Science in Finance Programme at Stuart School of Business is ranked at #5 in the nation and #42 in the world by the Financial Times. In 2019 Illinois Tech launched a B.S. in artificial intelligence degree which makes it the first of its kind in the Midwest. Prominent alumni include Martin Cooper - Inventor of the mobile phone, Sanjay Kirloskar - Chairman and MD at Kirloskar Brothers Ltd., and Rajeev Chandrasekhar - MP, Member of the team which designed the Pentium chip, Founder of BPL Mobile.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

There is a very large community of 3,297 international students at IIT-Chicago coming from all over the world with 48 countries. The student to faculty ratio is 12:1. IIT, Chicago has a total of 50% international students on campus. Illinois Institute of Technology has a total of 3,297 international students on campus, 602 of whom are undergraduates. This is out of a total of 7,164 students, 2,900 of whom are undergraduates. IIT is one of the most aspired institutions by international students. Top companies from all over the world hire from IIT. Some of them are  Amazon, Cisco Meraki, Deloitte, Ford Motor Company, Google Inc

Illinois Institute of Technology Facts & Highlights

Type of University

Private research university 

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors: $48,670 (2021-22)

Master’s: $34,000 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Spring, Summer & Fall

Average GPA Requirement

3.0

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1288; ACT - 28.8; IELTS - 5.5; TOEFL - 70; GRE - 290- 404; GMAT - 500

Admission Requirements

Individual Mark Sheets from Institution/ TranscriptProfessional Statement, Resume, Letter of RecommendationFinancial Support document, Passport copy, School Transfer certificate, English Language Test Score  

Admissions Deadlines

Bachelors: Spring - Nov 15, Summer - Two weeks prior to the first day of classes, Fall - May 15

Masters: Spring - Nov 15, Summer - March 15, Fall - June 15

Percentage of International Students

Undergraduate international students: 16%, Graduate international students: 51% 

Size of Campus (in acres)

120 

Alumni Worldwide

83k+

Females to Males Ratio

37: 63

Average Salary after 10 Years

$69,400 (Annual)

Illinois Institute of Technology Ranking

Ranked  by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA

801- 900

NA

NA

QS World University Ranking 

444

426

421

426

Times Higher Education (THE)

351- 400 

301- 350 

NA

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

NA

736 

NA NA

Illinois Institute of Technology  Subject Ranking

Engineering 

Ranked  by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS World University Ranking-  (Engineering & Technology)

NA

301

308

302  

378

Times Higher Education (THE) Ranking-  (Engineering & Technology)

NA

176-200

NA NA NA

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

NA

154 

NA    NA NA

Business 

Ranked  by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

US News & World Report - UG Business

NA 235 224 199 199

Computer Science

Ranked  by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS World University Ranking- (Computer Science & Information systems)

NA

301-350

351- 400  

301-350

201- 250

Times Higher Education (THE)

NA

176-200 

NA NA NA

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

NA

250

NA NA NA

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Programs

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  • M.S in Computer Science (M.SS)

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,700

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      INR 20,42,000

  • M.A.S in Data Science

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,700

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      INR 27,46,400

  • M.B.A MBA

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,700

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      INR 25,16,000

  • M.S in Marketing Analytics

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,700

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      INR 23,06,400

Campus Location

Illinois Institute of Technology

10 West 35th Street Chicago, IL 60616-3793

https://admissions.iit.edu/undergraduate/contact-us | 312.567.6935 | india@iit.edu

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