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Illinois Institute of Technology

Institute of Design

Chicago, IL

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Design (M Des)
Master of Design/Master of Business Administration (M Des/MBA)
Master of Design Methods (MDM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 55

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum score 310); GMAT (minimum score 600)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1000 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.5 Analytical Writing)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

158
Applied
86
Accepted
31
Enrolled
54%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum score 310); GMAT (minimum score 600)
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, minimum GPA of 3.0, official transcripts, portfolio (for applicants with design degrees), minimum of two years of professional experience
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1000 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.5 Analytical Writing)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in design from accredited institution, official transcripts, portfolio

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
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
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

97
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.03%
Black or African American 3.09%
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.03%
Unknown 15.46%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 23
Male (26)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Data visualization, urbanism, big data, digital tools, future of work
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 350 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL  60654
United States
Contact Patrick Whitney
Dean
Email: patrick.whitney@iit.edu
Phone: 312-595-4900
Fax: 312-595-4901