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Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. In addition, we cover how Illinois Tech ranks in comparison to other schools with engineering programs.

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Engineering Degrees Available at Illinois Tech

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Doctorate Degree in Engineering

Illinois Tech Engineering Rankings

Illinois Tech is in the top 10% of the country for engineering. More specifically it was ranked #19 out of 309 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #1 in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 13
Best Colleges for Engineering 19
Best Engineering Colleges for Veterans 22
Most Focused Colleges for Engineering 24
Best Value Colleges for Engineering 33
Highest Paid Engineering Graduates 99
Most Popular Colleges for Engineering 124

Popularity of Engineering at Illinois Tech

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Illinois Institute of Technology handed out 284 bachelor's degrees in engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #124 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 12% over the previous year when 322 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 412 students received their master’s degree in engineering from Illinois Tech. This makes it the #34 most popular school for engineering master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 46 students received their doctoral degrees in engineering in 2018, making the school the #80 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Illinois Tech Engineering Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the engineering majors at Illinois Institute of Technology.

Illinois Tech Engineering Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 284 engineering majors earned their bachelor's degree from Illinois Tech. Of these graduates, 81% were men and 19% were women.

Illinois Tech Gender Breakdown of Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology with a bachelor's in engineering.

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at Illinois Institute of Technology
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 41
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 40
White 111
Non-Resident Aliens 60
Other Races 15

Illinois Tech Engineering Master’s Program

In the 2017-2018 academic year, 412 students earned a master's degree in engineering from Illinois Tech. About 22% of these graduates were women and the other 78% were men.

Illinois Tech Gender Breakdown of Engineering Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology with a master's in engineering.

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at Illinois Institute of Technology
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 21
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 43
Non-Resident Aliens 324
Other Races 12

Areas of Concentration for Engineering

Engineering students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Electrical Engineering 214
Mechanical Engineering 173
Chemical Engineering 76
Civil Engineering 65
Computer Engineering 59
Biomedical Engineering 45
Construction Engineering 38
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 21
Materials Engineering 21
Architectural Engineering 9
Manufacturing Engineering 7
Environmental Engineering 7
Engineering Physics 4
Operations Research 3

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 700
Engineering Technologies 121
Architecture & Related Services 118
Physical Sciences 59
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 52

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