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Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL
Illinois Institute of Technology, founded in 1940, is a private institution. ITT is known for its outstanding programs in engineering and architecture with project-based team learning. Small classes with accessible world-class faculty are a distinguishing feature of the ITT experience. A large merit-based scholarship program makes ITT affordable. Its 128-acre campus is located three miles south of Chicago's Loop. The campus plan and many of its buildings were designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
Web Site www.iit.edu/
Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,991
   Women 895 (29.9%)
   Men 2,096 (70.1%)
Graduate Students 4,801
ADMISSION
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 53% of 4,403 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
 
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.98
SAT Math 680 average
630-730 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 578 average
520-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 28 average
25-30 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance $61,941
  Tuition and Fees $44,884
  Room and Board $11,612
Average Percent of Need Met 82%
Average Freshman Award $39,070
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$30,569
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 423
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
CAMPUS LIFE
Chicago Population 2,714,856
Nearest Metropolitan Area Chicago
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 73% of freshmen, 62% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Scarlet Hawks
Sororities 14% of women participate
Fraternities 10% of men participate
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
17.4% Asian
7.9% Black/African-American
20.6% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
43.1% White
8.0% Unknown
International Students 25.9% from 84 countries
First-Year Students Returning 92.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 37.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 87%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 11.0%