Fall 2013 Undergraduate Admission FAQ
What are the application deadlines for Fall 2013?
Early Action application deadline: December 1, 2012
Rolling Admission deadline: August 1, 2013
What application materials are required?
Application for Admission:
Submit your complete application to the Office of Undergraduate Admission by using the online Common Application or our paper application. Supplemental documents are mailed separately.
An Invitation To Tell Us More (Brief optional essay)
Applicants to the College of Architecture are strongly encouraged to submit an additional brief essay in response to the Common Application’s “Invitation To Tell Us More.” Here is the place to describe any art or design awards, jobs or internships, extra-curricular art and design classes, summer pre-college programs and any other activity or achievement that highlight your years in high school and have helped prepare you to study architecture and design.
Teacher/Counselor Evaluations or Letters of Recommendation
Give the Common Application evaluation forms to a teacher (or your counselor) who knows your academic work well and can write about your strengths as a student choosing architecture as their major. One letter is required but up to three are accepted. The evaluation form or letter can be submitted electronically by the teacher through the Common Application.
Secondary School Transcripts
Ask your high school counselor to submit your official secondary school transcripts to the Office of Undergraduate Admission.
Have official SAT I or ACT scores sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admission. IIT's SAT code is 1318; the ACT code is 1040.
Where do I send my materials?
All materials should be submitted directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admission. Please do not send any materials to the College of Architecture.
Illinois Institute of Technology
Office of Undergraduate Admission
10 West 33rd Street
Perlstein Hall, Room 101
Chicago, IL 60616
Is a portfolio required?
The College of Architecture does not require a portfolio from high school applicants; however, we always welcome a concise portfolio showing any visual work from art classes, architecture classes, or internships in the profession. A portfolio should NOT exceed 8.5 x 11 inches in size, and must be mailed directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admission with your other required application documents.
Transfer students are strongly encouraged to submit their portfolio when they apply for admission. After admission, a complete portfolio is required for the College’s transfer credit evaluation and studio placement.
Will my portfolio be returned?
We do not return portfolios to students who enroll in our program.
For more information about undergraduate admission, please visit the IIT Office of Undergraduate Admission website.