Illinois Institute of Technology
United States of America
Established in 1890, the Illinois Institute of Technology is a private, technology-focused research university located in Chicago, Illinois. It is also commonly known as Illinois Tech or IIT.
The university comprises of 15 schools and colleges: Armour College of Engineering, Chicago-Kent College of Law, College of Architecture, College of Science, Institute of Design, Institute for Food Safety and Health, Lewis College of Human Sciences, Pritzker Institute of Biomedical Science and Engineering, School of Applied Technology, Stuart School of Business, Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (WISER). IIT offers a wide range of engineering degree programs, including biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering, as well as a range of degrees in architecture and the sciences.
The university has an overall student population of more than 7,700 students. The student to faculty ratio at the Illinois Tech is 13:1 and the application acceptance rate is 53%.
University’s Institute for Food Safety and Health is a world-renowned food science research institute. Launched in 1995, Illinois Tech’s Interprofessional Projects Program features teams of students that use design-centered methodology and innovative thinking to develop solutions to real world problems. Illinois Tech offers special degree programs where students can take graduate-level courses in their third year of undergraduate stud and earn both their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a wide variety of programs in as few as five years.
Notable Alumni: Jack Steinberger (Corecipient of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics), Munir Ahmad Khan (Chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission)
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