Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) is a technology-focused university based in Chicago. It works in partnership with Universities USA, where it offers International Freshman Year (undergraduate) (IFY) and International Graduate Year (IGY) programs.
Programs are designed to prepare international students for degree-level study in the U.S. by developing their academic and English language skills. They can choose from programs that cover science, engineering, business, architecture, applied technology, human sciences, psychology, and design.
Illinois Tech was ranked 117th in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report in 2020. Students are provided with an extensive, practical education at the institution where they get ready to make an impact in the professional world. The average graduate earning potential is high for Illinois Tech students and degree programs are highly ranked for the return on investment.
IFY and IGY students receive the same benefits and support as all Illinois Tech students and there are ample services dedicated to international students. There are several accommodation options and eligible students can benefit from the scholarships in place. In their free time, students can enjoy one of the many clubs and organizations and explore all that Chicago has to offer.
Chicago provides an unbeatable educational experience for international students. It was voted Best City in the World by Time Out’s City Life Index in 2018. It’s home to an exciting environment with a rich cultural history, featuring plenty to enjoy such as art museums and sporting events.
The city is also a great location for professional development and it has an expanding tech hub as well as markets ranging from medicine to finance.