Illinois Tech was created in 1940 by the merger of Armour Institute and Lewis Institute. Located on the west side of Chicago, Lewis Institute, established in 1895 by the estate of hardware merchant and investor Allen C. Lewis, offered liberal arts as well as science and engineering courses for both men and women.
Illinois Institute of Technology is a private, technology-focused research university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, science, architecture, business, design, human sciences, applied technology, and law.
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The mission of the libraries of Illinois Institute of Technology is to acquire, organize, preserve, and disseminate knowledge in order to support the research needs of students and faculty. Collectively, the libraries offer access to over 1.8 million volumes, including books, journals, newspapers, videos, DVDs, maps, microforms, and government documents.
The SHWC provides health, advocacy, wellness, and knowledge to the students and community of IL Tech in order to promote holistic, lifelong success. We hope you will spend some time exploring the types of services we offer the IL Tech community and various ways we promote overall wellbeing.
Some of the most famous buildings in the world, designed by legendary architects, are located on IIT Main Campus in Chicago. S. R. Crown Hall, an elegant steel-and-glass National Historic Landmark, is a marvel of engineering and simplicity by former IIT professor and Architecture dean Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Elevated trains run through the Rem Koolhaas-designed McCormick Tribune Campus Center. And IIT alumnus Helmut Jahn's State Street Village is one of the on-campus places to live.
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Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Armour College of Engineering programs accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET:
Chicago-Kent College of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association.
College of Architecture NAAB-accredited programs include the Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture.
Student life is essentially juggling social life with academics. I have to make sure my acacemics go well while still be able to have fun with friends or do other work on the side. It is difficult and can be exhausting. However, once you get through it is a very rewarding experience.
The program prepared me to undertake an engineering position that is very specific to research areas. However, we needed more education in mechanics and programming.
Illinois Institute of technology is one of the top-ranked schools in architectural engineering. The school is very diverse located in Chicago. The Department for Civil, architectural and environmental engineering offers great opportunities for research.
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