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Transfer: FastForward to Illinois Tech

Thinking of Transferring to Illinois Tech?

Illinois Tech offers an unparalleled academic experience in one of the world's great global cities. Some schools may get a lot of attention, but at many of them it's easy to get lost in the crowd. Illinois Tech is small but mighty. We're smart, creative, problem solvers. People who get. Things. Done.

Please view information about our FastForward Program and our Transfer Quick Links below.

Want a Faster Admission Decision?

Fill out an application, then register for one of our Transfer Decision Days or schedule a Transfer Connection appointment on select Thursdays, to get an accelerated admission decision in person.

What kind of Students Transfer to Illinois Tech?

Students who know that a degree from a world-class university will prepare them to achieve more. Students who are curious and sharp and ambitious and rebellious. They are people with the audacity to do things better, smarter, and faster. People who are ready to live, see, do, be, and own it all. People like you.

Every year hundreds of students transfer to Illinois Tech. Here you'll join a smart, dynamic group of students who are exploring new talents, having fun, and enriching their lives through our diverse list of more than 150 student organizations and academic-oriented groups. These special programs offer something for aspiring entrepreneurs, architects, inventors—you name it.

If your goal is to aim high and advance your future, you'll fit in here.

How will your Courses Transfer?

Coming from an Illinois community college? Please view our published Transfer Credit Guides here.
Additionally, we're a proud member of Transferology. Please visit the Transferology website to review course equivalencies


Formal transcript evaluations will be performed within a week of admission, and all admitted students and will be able to view a full list of their transfer credits in their portal as well as in their Application Tracker. 

Transfer Quick Links:

Need Assistance in Preparing for a Smooth Transition?

We have a Program Designed Specifically for you:

FastForward to Illinois Tech

Illinois Tech wants to stay connected and support the academic experience of interested students who start their college career at a local community college. Through peer mentorship, advising, and personal/professional development opportunities both on and off campus, FastForward to Illinois Tech allows community college students to get acclimated to the Illinois Tech campus and the programs of study offered.

A few of the benefits of the FastForward program include:

  • Academic and career coaching services
  • Guidance in preparing transferable course credits and a transfer schedule
  • Personal and professional development opportunities on Illinois Tech’s campus
  • Mentorship from an upper-level Illinois Tech transfer student in your major
  • Opportunities to take summer courses at Illinois Tech at discounted rates
  • Invitations to on-campus Illinois Tech student events throughout the year
  • Chicago STAR scholars are eligible for a $25,000 scholarship.

Interested? Fill out the interest card at the bottom of this page to join the FastForward community.

Also, feel free to print your own FastForward Transfer Planning Guide

And meet with an IIT Transfer Counselor:

Get Started Today!

See the campus, hang out with our students, talk with faculty and schedule a visit with an admission counselor today.

Submit the FASTFORWARD Interest Card Today!