Graduates earn 2,775 degrees from Illinois Institute of Technology

About 33.1 percent of the 2,775 degrees and certificates handed out by the Illinois Institute of Technology in 2016-17 were to students in Engineering programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the


About 33.1 percent of the 2,775 degrees and certificates handed out by the Illinois Institute of Technology in 2016-17 were to students in Engineering programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Chicago conferred 558 master's degrees and 322 bachelor's degrees in Engineering programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in Computer Science. Data shows the school gave out 365 master's degrees in Computer Science, followed by 226 doctor's degrees in Law and 218 master's degrees in Information Technology.

The institute enrolled 7,730 students for 2016-17, including 2,944 in undergraduate programs and 4,786 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
66
173
239
Mechanical Engineering
88
100
188
Agricultural Engineering
-
86
86
Chemical Engineering
27
46
73
Civil Engineering, General
42
9
51
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
37
14
51
Computer Engineering, General
15
36
51
Construction Engineering
-
47
47
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
34
-
34
Structural Engineering
-
33
33
Architectural Engineering
10
10
20
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
-
17
17
Materials Engineering
2
11
13
Manufacturing Engineering
-
5
5
Transportation and Highway Engineering
-
3
3
Computer Hardware Engineering
-
3
3
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
-
1
1
Operations Research
-
1
1
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
1
-
1
Civil Engineering, Other
-
1
1
Engineering, Other
-
-
-
Engineering, General
-
-
-
Computer Engineering, Other
-
-
-
Engineering total
322
596
918
33.1
Computer Science
52
374
426
Information Technology
51
218
269
Computer and Information Sciences, General
10
-
10
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
9
9
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
2
2
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
113
603
716
25.8
Law
-
226
226
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
-
76
76
Intellectual Property Law
-
20
20
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
-
7
7
Tax Law/Taxation
-
2
2
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
-
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
331
331
11.9
Finance, General
-
103
103
Business Administration and Management, General
42
18
60
Management Science
-
19
19
Knowledge Management
-
8
8
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
4
4
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
-
2
2
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
1
1
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
42
155
197
7.1
Architecture
105
49
154
Landscape Architecture
-
3
3
Architecture and Related Services, Other
-
-
-
Architecture and Related Services total
105
52
157
5.7
Engineering/Industrial Management
25
63
88
Biomedical Technology/Technician
-
1
1
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
25
64
89
3.2
Public Administration
-
66
66
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
66
66
2.4
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
12
23
35
Biochemistry
9
-
9
Biomedical Sciences, General
-
4
4
Biophysics
1
1
2
Bioinformatics
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
22
28
50
1.8
Chemistry, General
5
12
17
Physics, General
4
13
17
Analytical Chemistry
-
13
13
Physics, Other
2
-
2
Materials Chemistry
-
1
1
Theoretical Chemistry
-
-
-
Environmental Chemistry
-
-
-
Astrophysics
-
-
-
Forensic Chemistry
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
11
39
50
1.8
Applied Mathematics, General
13
13
26
Financial Mathematics
-
22
22
Mathematics and Statistics total
13
35
48
1.7
Psychology, General
19
22
41
Clinical Psychology
1
-
1
Psychology, Other
1
-
1
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
-
-
-
Psychology total
21
22
43
1.6
Design and Applied Arts, Other
-
40
40
Visual and Performing Arts total
-
40
40
1.4
Mathematics and Computer Science
-
16
16
Sustainability Studies
-
7
7
International/Global Studies
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
23
23
0.8
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
10
10
Health/Medical Physics
-
7
7
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
-
-
-
Pharmacy
-
-
-
Pharmaceutical Sciences
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
-
17
17
0.6
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
5
-
5
Technical and Scientific Communication
2
2
4
Journalism
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
7
2
9
0.3
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
-
4
4
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
4
4
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
-
-
Education total
-
8
8
0.3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
6
-
6
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
-
-
-
General Studies
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
6
-
6
0.2
Political Science and Government, General
3
-
3
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods
1
-
1
Applied Economics
-
-
-
Development Economics and International Development
-
-
-
Sociology
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
4
-
4
0.1
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
-
3
3
English Language and Literature/Letters total
-
3
3
0.1
Food Science
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
-
-
-

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