The University

Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Illinois Tech offers both Undergraduate and Graduate degree programs with over 40 majors specializing in engineering, science, psychology, architecture, business, and technology.  

Ranked 117* nationally
U.S. News & World Report, 2020

Ranked fifth* in the U.S. for a Master’s in Finance degree
The Financial Time, 2018

Most innovative advancements of the modern age

Alumni include a Nobel laureate and the inventor of the cell phone

The city

Chicago is a great place to study, conduct research, and explore a wide range of intellectual and professional pursuits. From medicine to financial markets and from high-tech start-ups to non-profits, Chicago provides countless pathways in life. The city’s growing tech field feeds growth in multiple sectors including science, management, energy, and marketing and creative industries.

Voted ‘best city in the world’*
*Time Out’s 2018 City Life Index

TOP 10 cities for technology careers*

Famous Chicagoans include Walt Disney, Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama

Thriving metropolis with a rich cultural history

A fantastic place for entertainment, sporting events and art museums


There has never been a better time to study, live and work in Chicago, home to dozens of accelerators, incubators and co-working spaces. Illinois Tech educates students to become part of the wave of innovation that is driving Chicago forward, gaining global recognition as an international hub for talent and infrastructure.

Illinois Tech runs amazing job fairs attended by top organizations

Chicago is home to leading companies such as United Airlines, Google, McDonald’s and Motorola

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On-campus jobs