#5 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, Illinois

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Student Population
Illinois Institute of Technology overview
Location Chicago, Illinois
Online iit.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Illinois Institute of Technology overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Chicago, Illinois, Illinois Institute of Technology is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,521 prospective students applied, and 4,311 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 505 enrolled in the school.  5,132 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,354 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $48,670 plus fees of $1,820. IIT is ranked 167 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



IIT is rated within the top 28% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
Illinois Institute of Technology overview
SAT 1230/1410
ACT 26/32
GPA 3.84
Applications Accepted
Illinois Institute of Technology overview
Applications Due May 15, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Illinois Institute of Technology
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,820
Room and Board $15,240
Budget for Other Expenses$4,150
Total One Year Cost$71,080

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$79,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
64% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Illinois Institute of Technology students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 50%
Architecture 20%
Computer and Information Sciences 8%
Business 7%
Biology 4%

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