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Guaranteed Admission: City Colleges of Chicago

Illinois Tech (IIT) - Wright College Accredited B.S. and M.S. Engineering Degree Programs

Illinois Tech offers guaranteed admission for students pursuing an associate in engineering science degree from City Colleges of Chicago-Wright College to advance their education at Illinois Tech's Armour College of Engineering.

Our joint partnership is a highly selective program that provides students with a seamless transition to continue their studies and obtain a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology—with the option of working toward a graduate degree.

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Benefits

EARN CREDITS TOWARDS YOUR BACHELOR'S DEGREE at a discounted rate

Take classes at both institutions concurrently, including gateway courses at Illinois Tech prior to transferring for a discounted rate of $100 per credit hour.

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Guaranteed $25,000 CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP

Illinois Tech will guarantee the offer of a special transfer scholarship of $25,000 (prorated for part-time students) to students who are successfully admitted to Illinois Tech through the Guaranteed Admission program. This scholarship will continue to automatically remain in effect each year until the student completes his or her undergraduate degree. The scholarship will be applied on a prorated basis for any summer term or in any semester the student enrolls at part-time status. Students must maintain minimum academic standards to continue receiving this award.

DEDICATED advisors and mentors from ILLINOIS TECH AND WRIGHT COLLEGE

You'll receive individualized support from a transfer admission counselor from both schools who will guide you through the transfer process and help you plan out your course selection at Wright College and Illinois Tech. Additionally, you'll receive access to near-peer, academic, and career mentoring at both Illinois Tech and Wright College.

EARN YOUR B.S. IN ENGINEERING AT ILLINOIS TECH

Complete your engineering degree at Illinois Tech, a nationally ranked research university recognized for hands-on learning and ranked #1 in Illinois for the mid-career earnings of its graduates with financial aid. (PayScale 2018)

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for the Guaranteed Admission program between CCC and Illinois Tech, CCC students must:

  1. Apply and be accepted into the guaranteed admission program through City Colleges of Chicago-Wright Engineering.

  2. Successfully complete an Associate degree within 3 years of the date of initial enrollment at Wright College, in addition to the courses outlined in the suggested sequence for the intended major at the College of Engineering at Illinois Tech.

  3. Students must earn a grade of ‘B’ or higher in all Math, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Engineering courses taken at City Colleges of Chicago, a 3.0 graduation/cumulative GPA from City Colleges of Chicago, and at least a 3.0 GPA each semester they are enrolled.

Questions?

Contact an Illinois Tech transfer counselor at transfer@iit.edu.