Illinois Tech’s one-of-a-kind undergraduate curriculum prepares students to become innovators and leaders. All of our 40 degree programs are tech-focused and idea-driven, which means you’ll learn to speak the language of innovation—whether you’re studying engineering, architecture, science, human science, business, or applied technology.
Our academic programs are just part of what makes Illinois Tech distinct. Our students enjoy an exciting campus life, access to high-caliber research opportunities, and a window to the world through our location in the great global city of Chicago.
Don’t attend just any STEM school. Discover yourself at Illinois Tech, a university where action-based learning, global opportunities, and high value manifest from cutting-edge technology, state-of-the-art facilities, serious access, and a culture of innovation in the most exciting and high-impact fields.
Discover. Create. Solve.
By the Numbers
The numbers don’t lie. Year after year, Illinois Tech is named an educational best value by Princeton Review, Forbes, Time, and Money Magazine.
With more than 2,800 undergraduate students from 93 different countries, Illinois Tech’s student population is small, but mighty and diverse.
Research and Experiential Learning
One thing that makes Illinois Tech different is that our students get involved in research starting in their first year. There’s no waiting list, and no competition. Find out more about the ways you can learn—and do— through research at Illinois Tech.
Campus Life and Diversity
Your home life on campus is not just about being in class and studying. Illinois Tech students work hard, but they also find time during their busy weeks for fun and involvement. Picture yourself making an impact in one of more than 150 campus organizations.
Chicago: A Global City
Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, and we can’t wait to show you around. From biking down the Lakefront Trail to visiting a few of Chicago’s hundreds of cultural institutions, you’ll never be bored in this vibrant city. Explore Chicago.
Career and ROI
It’s no secret that PayScale ranked us #1 in Illinois for return on investment. Several of the top engineering, architecture, science, and technology companies recruit Illinois Tech students. Do you dream of working at Tesla or Apple?