General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established
Abbreviation IIT
Teachers 557
Students 7,427
Foreigners 50%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Scarlet and gray
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Transforming Lives. Inventing the Future.
Accreditation
• The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Affiliations
• Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
Rankings
World ranking502
Country ranking110
International Students14
Citations per Faculty317
Ranking in world by sphere
Engineering and Technology329
Cost of living in Chicago, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 504 859
Food 285 519
Transportation 80 175
Communications and utilities 97 107
Clothing 22 79
Sports and leisure 32 117
Accommodation in Chicago, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre510
Shared room in city centre868
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre861
1 bedroom apartment in city centre1,359
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking502
QS World University Rankings432
Webometrics Ranking488
Alternative title
French Institut de technologie de l'illinois
Spanish Instituto de Tecnología de Illinois

Location on map - Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) - private nonprofit higher education institution in United States.

Illinois Institute of Technology - Description

Founded in 1890, IIT is a Ph.D.-granting technological university awarding degrees in the sciences, mathematics and engineering, as well as architecture, psychology, design, business and law. IIT's interprofessional, technology-focused curriculum prepares the university's 6,200 students for leadership roles in an increasingly complex and culturally diverse global workplace. IIT was formed in 1940 by the merger of the Armour Institute of Technology, founded in 1890, and the Lewis Institute, founded in 1895. Both schools had nationally recognized engineering programs. The Institute of Design, founded in 1937, merged with IIT in 1949. In 1969 the Kent College of Law was merged into IIT and the Stuart School of Business was created with a gift from Harold Leonard Stuart, an alumnus of the Lewis Institute. In 1986, the Midwest College of Engineering at Lombard Illinois, founded in 1967, was absorbed by IIT. This was the start of IIT's strong presence in Chicago's west suburban high-tech "Silicon Prairie." In 1995, beset by declining enrollment in it's liberal arts programs, the university reorganized it's academic units, eliminating the liberal arts college entirely and concentrating on architecture, science and engineering, psychology, law, and business. The university currently consists of five campuses in the Chicago area. The...
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