Illinois Institute of Technology

Founded in 1940, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) is a Ph.D.-granting research university with world-renowned programs in the sciences, engineering, architecture, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. IIT is a member of the Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU), a group of independent American engineering colleges.

Illinois Tech has the following Colleges and Institutes: Armour College of Engineering; College of Architecture; Institute of Psychology; School of Applied Technology; College of Science and Letters; Stuart School of Business; Chicago-Kent College of Law; Institute of Design; University Technology Park.

Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The College of Architecture's five-year Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture programs are accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling in the Institute of Psychology is accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE). The Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Juris Doctors at Chicago-Kent College of Law are accredited by the American Bar Association. Graduate degrees in the Stuart School of Business are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Rankings:

- Illinois Institute of Technology is ranked 111th among the best national universities (US News 2011).

- Featured on Princeton Review's list of 368 best colleges in the United States and on its list of Best Midwest Colleges.

- Rated as the 72nd best graduate school for engineering in US News and World Report's "Best Graduate Schools 2009".

- 10th in the Law Specialty ranking: Intellectual Property Law (USNWR 2009).

- 13th in the US News Ranking of Rehabilitation Counseling Programs (2008). It is rated 57th among the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs.