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Illinois Institute of Technology

Department of Humanities

Chicago, IL

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Overview

Illinois Institute of Technology / Department of Humanities is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Information architecture
Master of Science (MS) Technical communication and information design
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Technical communication

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 144 Quantitative, 153 Verbal, and 4.0 Analytical Writing)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 144 Quantitative, 153 Verbal, and 4.0 Analytical Writing)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
7
Accepted
5
Enrolled
24%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 144 Quantitative, 153 Verbal, and 4.0 Analytical Writing)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; 2 letters of recommendation from faculty or supervisors; professional statement discussing academic goals
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 144 Quantitative, 153 Verbal, and 4.0 Analytical Writing)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's or master's degree in a field that, in combination with the 27-credit hour technical core, would provide a solid basis for advanced academic work leading to original research in the field; 3 letters of recommendation from faculty or supervisors; professional statement discussing academic goals

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 95
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.25%
Black or African American 12.5%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6.25%
Two or more races 6.25%
Unknown 6.25%

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 22
Male (15)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Linguistics, punishment theory, political communication, gender and technology, philosophical and ethical issues in neuroscience
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Siegel Hall
3301 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL  60616
United States
Contact Maureen Flanagan
Professor and Chair
Email: maureen.flanagan@iit.edu
Phone: 312-567-3563
Fax: 312-567-5187