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About IIT

Illinois Institute of Technology, also known as Illinois Tech, is a private, technology-focused, research university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, science, architecture, business, design, human sciences, applied technology, and law. One of 21 institutions that comprise the Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU), Illinois Tech offers exceptional preparation for professions that require technological sophistication, an innovative mindset, and an entrepreneurial spirit. The university commitment to diversity is reflected in its policies and its global student enrollment.


To provide distinctive and relevant education in an environment of scientific, technological, and professional knowledge creation and innovation


Illinois Tech will be internationally recognized in distinctive areas of education and research, using as its platform the global city of Chicago, driven by a professional and technology-oriented focus, and based on a culture of innovation and excellence.
Strategic Plan Mission, Vision, and Values


Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. (The Higher Learning Commission | 30 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60602 | 800.621.7440)