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Campus & Student Life at Illinois Institute of Technology

Home to about 3,122 undergraduates in 2020, Illinois Tech is a private school located in Chicago, Illinois. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Illinois Tech offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Illinois Tech can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Illinois Tech Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Illinois Tech Has a Disability Services Site

For more information on policies and accommodations that the school provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Illinois Tech Disability Services.

Illinois Tech for the Military

While not a "service academy", Illinois Tech does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Illinois Tech Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Illinois Tech for Veterans Guide.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Tech offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Illinois Institute of Technology

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Illinois Institute of Technology

There were 3,122 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 2,816 (90.2%). Part-time attendance was 306 (9.8%).


Illinois Institute of Technology is Ranked #509 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Illinois Tech receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Illinois Tech #509 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Illinois Institute of Technology

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Illinois Tech by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Illinois Tech Diversity Guide.

Illinois Institute of Technology Competes in the NCAA

Illinois Tech has a total of 178 student athletes, 99 men and 79 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$2,365,034
Total Expenses (all teams)$2,365,034

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Illinois Institute of Technology Athletics

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