The Armour College of Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Deborah Gibson
Application deadline (U.S. residents) January 31
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) January 31
Application fee (international students) $50

The Armour College of Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 4,100
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 2,451
Overall acceptance rate 59.8% – High

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.10
Average GRE 425 verbal
736 quantitative
3.26 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.20
Average GRE 472 verbal
765 quantitative
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 523 paper test
70 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​www.​iit.​edu/​engineering/​mmae/​
(312) 567-3175
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering http:/​/​http:/​/​www.​iit.​edu/​engineering/​chbe/​
(312) 567-3040
[email protected]
Architecture http:/​/​www.​iit.​edu/​engineering/​cae/​
(312) 567-3540
[email protected]
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​iit.​edu/​engineering/​bme/​
(312) 567-5100
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​iit.​edu/​engineering/​chbe/​
(312) 567-3040
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​iit.​edu/​engineering/​cae/​
(312) 567-3540
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​iit.​edu/​engineering/​ece/​
(312) 567-3400
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​iit.​edu/​csl/​cs/​
(312) 567-5150
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​iit.​edu/​engineering/​ece/​
(312) 567-3400
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​iit.​edu/​engineering/​cae/​
(312) 567-3040
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​iit.​edu/​engineering/​mmae/​
(312) 567-3175
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​iit.​edu/​engineering/​mmae/​
(312) 567-3175
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​iit.​edu/​engineering/​mmae/​
(312) 567-3175
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering http:/​/​www.​iit.​edu/​engineering/​chbe/​
(312) 567-3040
[email protected]
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,523
Master’s (full-time) 833
Master’s (part-time) 382
Ph.D. (full-time) 274
Ph.D. (part-time) 34

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 590
Total master’s graduates 544
International master’s graduates 77.8%
Minority master’s graduates 2.0%
Female master’s graduates 21.5%
Total Ph.D. graduates 46
International Ph.D. graduates 71.7%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 2.2%
Female Ph.D. graduates 17.4%

Programs

99.6 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 6 N/A
Agricultural 2 3.7%
Architectural 20 1.2%
Biomedical 10 1.8%
Chemical 11 8.2%
Civil 8 10.2%
Computer engineering 16 5.2%
Computer science 15 25.8%
Electrical 13 27.9%
Environmental 4 4.6%
Industrial / Manufacturing 0 .5%
Materials 10 2.3%
Mechanical 13 8.7%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 91
Part-time faculty 33
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 2

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $26,778,304
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 69

Engineering School Ranking

#72 Best Engineering Schools

(9) Ranking by Specialties

#54 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#57 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#61 in Chemical
#86 in Civil
#80 in Computer Engineering
#78 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#68 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#74 in Materials
#72 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 32
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.2
Overall acceptance rate 59.8% – High
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 739
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 3.0:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 46
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $26,778,304
Research expenditures per faculty member $265,131
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 2.2%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,523

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,523

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 1,107
Minority students 1.4%
International students 85.5%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 416
Minority students 3.8%
International students 52.2%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Debbie Gibson
Financial aid phone (312) 567-7219

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $1,056 per credit
Part-time: $1,056 per credit
Required fees $1,260 per year
Room and board $12,400
Books and supplies $844
Miscellaneous expenses $830

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 15
Teaching assistants 126
Research assistants 302
Other appointments 9

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