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Some Illinois Statistics

Students average

6-7

interviews each.

92%

have at least one internship.
Professor Nick Holonyak, Jr. is one of only 13 Americans to have been awarded both the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology. In 2011, he was inducted into the Engineering and Science Hall of Fame.

60+

Engineering research centers
Engineering at Illinois is #1 on "The Most-Cited Institutions in Engineering, 1999-2009."

$236

million research expenditures

2,000+

research projects underway

9th

largest study abroad program in the country
Over 400 companies recruit on campus each year. Students who participate in interviews typically receive more than two job offers each.
Undergraduate program ranked

5th

in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

8

multidisciplinary laboratories support engineering research
Base salary for a Bachelor’s degree averages

$66,848

The Grainger Engineering Library Information Center is the largest and most technologically advanced U.S. engineering library.
Physics Professor Anthony J. Leggett shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics with Alexei A. Abrikosov and Vitaly L. Ginzburg for pioneering contributions to the theory of superconductors and superfluids.

6,786

undergraduate students and

2,975

graduate students (fall 2012)
Alumnus Max Levchin co-founded Paypal, and started an incubator where alumni Russel Simmons and Jeremy Stoppelman founded Yelp.com. Alumnus Jawed Karim, who also worked at PayPal, founded YouTube.

There are 3 lamps in a room and 3 light switches outside the room. You can only enter the room once. How do you determine which switch goes with which lamp?

Rankings and Salaries

Engineering at Illinois is a top 5 program

  • 1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 2. Stanford University
  • 3. University of California, Berkeley
  • 4. California Institute of Technology
  • 5. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • 5. Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 7. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 7. Carnegie Mellon University
  • 7. Cornell University
  • 10. Purdue University, West Lafayette
  • 10. University of Texas, Austin

Elite Majors

Undergraduate Program Rankings

  • 8 Aerospace
  • 1 Agricultural
  • 18 Biomedical
  • 1 Civil
  • 5 Computer Engineering
  • 5 Computer Science
  • 4 Electrical/Electronic
  • 2 Engineering Physics
  • 4 Environmental
  • 11 Industrial/Manufacturing
  • 2 Materials
  • 5 Mechanical

World Class Companies recruit our students

  • Texas Instruments
  • TripAdvisor
  • Sandia
  • SAIC
  • Rockwell Automation
  • U.S. PTO
  • Northrop Grumman
  • State Farm
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Cisco
  • Bain & Company
  • Caterpillar
  • Accenture
  • BP
  • Bloomberg
  • Microsoft
  • NASA
  • Intel
  • Yahoo
  • Siemens Healthcare
  • Allstate Insurance
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Jump Trading
  • AMD
  • Kraft
  • Deloitte
  • Baxter Healthcare
  • AT&T
  • Capital One
  • Cirrus Logic
  • Apple
  • Argonne
  • DRW Trading Group
  • EN Engineering
  • Epic
  • Expedia
  • FactSet
  • Honeywell
  • MIT Lincoln Lab
  • Nokia
  • MathWorks
  • JP Morgan
  • ViaSat
  • Whirlpool

The Best Investment

$7,239 Average Signing Bonus for full-time hire
34% of students were offered a signing bonus

  • Aerospace $63,681
  • Agricultural $59,500
  • Bioengineering $53,718
  • Chemical $68,460
  • Civil & Environmental $54,600
  • Computer Engineering $71,600
  • Computer Science $81,118
  • Electrical $66,865
  • General (Systems & Technology) $60,606
  • Industrial $62,644
  • Materials Science $57,750
  • Mechanical $64,622
  • Nuclear, Plasma, Radiological $63,622

Benefits

Guaranteed Admission

Upon completion of Pathways program requirements, students are guaranteed admission to the University of Illinois College of Engineering.

Scholarships

Any Illinois resident Engineering Pathways student who joins Illinois with a GPA of 3.8 or above, and at least 32 hours of transfer credit, is guaranteed a scholarship. The scholarship amount will vary with funds available and the student's academic record. In fall 2013, the minimum guaranteed amount is $3,000 and 33% of Engineering Pathways students were offered a Scholarship for fall 2013.

There is also the Engineering Pathways Scholarship for Academic Excellence from Harper College. The scholarship provides full in-district tuition for 60 credit hours. Preference may be given to deserving candidates who are members of underrepresented groups in engineering, including but not limited to women, certain ethnic minorities, low-income students, and students who are the first generation in their family to attend college. All Engineering Pathways applicants will automatically receive consideration for this scholarship. No separate application is necessary.

Dual Advising

Students have access to Harper and Illinois advisors, more personal attention, and in-person or online advising.

Freshman Orientation

Students will enroll in a freshman orientation course.

Job Shadow

Opportunities for students to shadow industrial partners for one or two days.

Compare Cost

$3,255

Pathways Freshman

$20,178

Illinois Engineering Freshman

(tuition and fees 2013-2014)

Job Shadow

Opportunities for students to shadow industrial partners for one or two days.

Dual Advising

Students have access to Parkland College and Illinois advisors, more personal attention, and in-person or online advising.

Dual Enrollment

Students have the opportunity to take U of I classes.

Guaranteed Admission

Upon completion of Pathways program requirements, students are guaranteed admission to the University of Illinois College of Engineering.

Freshman Orientation

Students will enroll in a freshman orientation course.

Scholarships

Any Illinois resident Engineering Pathways student who joins Illinois with a GPA of 3.8 or above, and at least 32 hours of transfer credit, is guaranteed a scholarship. The scholarship amount will vary with funds available and the student's academic record. In fall 2013, the minimum guaranteed amount is $3,000 and 33% of Engineering Pathways students were offered a Scholarship for fall 2013.

Compare Cost

$3,525

Pathways Freshman

$20,178

Illinois Engineering Freshman

(tuition and fees 2013-2014)

Job Shadow

Opportunities for students to shadow industrial partners for one or two days.

Scholarships

Any Illinois resident Engineering Pathways student who joins Illinois with a GPA of 3.8 or above, and at least 32 hours of transfer credit, is guaranteed a scholarship. The scholarship amount will vary with funds available and the student's academic record. In fall 2013, the minimum guaranteed amount is $3,000 and 33% of Engineering Pathways students were offered a Scholarship for fall 2013.

Freshman Orientation

Students will enroll in a freshman orientation course.

Dual Advising

Students have access to Kishwaukee College and Illinois advisors, more personal attention, and in-person or online advising.

Guaranteed Admission

Upon completion of Pathways program requirements, students are guaranteed admission to the University of Illinois College of Engineering.

Compare Cost

$3,570

Pathways Freshman

$20,178

Illinois Engineering Freshman

(tuition and fees 2013-2014)

Job Shadow

Opportunities for students to shadow industrial partners for one or two days.

Scholarships

Any Illinois resident Engineering Pathways student who joins Illinois with a GPA of 3.8 or above, and at least 32 hours of transfer credit, is guaranteed a scholarship. The scholarship amount will vary with funds available and the student's academic record. In fall 2013, the minimum guaranteed amount is $3,000 and 33% of Engineering Pathways students were offered a Scholarship for fall 2013.

Freshman Orientation

Students will enroll in a freshman orientation course.

Dual Advising

Students have access to COD and Illinois advisors, more personal attention, and in-person or online advising.

Guaranteed Admission

Upon completion of Pathways program requirements, students are guaranteed admission to the University of Illinois College of Engineering.

Compare Cost

$4,200

Pathways Freshman

$20,178

Illinois Engineering Freshman

(tuition and fees 2013-2014)

Job Shadow

Opportunities for students to shadow industrial partners for one or two days.

Scholarships

Any Illinois resident Engineering Pathways student who joins Illinois with a GPA of 3.8 or above, and at least 32 hours of transfer credit, is guaranteed a scholarship. The scholarship amount will vary with funds available and the student's academic record. In fall 2013, the minimum guaranteed amount is $3,000 and 33% of Engineering Pathways students were offered a Scholarship for fall 2013.

Freshman Orientation

Students will enroll in a freshman orientation course.

Dual Advising

Students have access to CLC and Illinois advisors, more personal attention, and in-person or online advising.

Guaranteed Admission

Upon completion of Pathways program requirements, students are guaranteed admission to the University of Illinois College of Engineering.

Compare Cost

$3,360

Pathways Freshman

$20,178

Illinois Engineering Freshman

(tuition and fees 2013-2014)

Job Shadow

Opportunities for students to shadow industrial partners for one or two days.

Scholarships

Any Illinois resident Engineering Pathways student who joins Illinois with a GPA of 3.8 or above, and at least 32 hours of transfer credit, is guaranteed a scholarship. The scholarship amount will vary with funds available and the student's academic record. In fall 2013, the minimum guaranteed amount is $3,000 and 33% of Engineering Pathways students were offered a Scholarship for fall 2013.

Freshman Orientation

Students will enroll in a freshman orientation course that introduces them to all majors.

Dual Advising

Students have access to Wright and Illinois advisors, more personal attention, and in-person or online advising.

Guaranteed Admission

Upon completion of Pathways program requirements, students are guaranteed admission to the University of Illinois College of Engineering.

Compare Cost

$3,130

Pathways Freshman

$20,178

Illinois Engineering Freshman

(tuition and fees 2014-2015)

Job Shadow

Opportunities for students to shadow industrial partners for one or two days.

Scholarships

Any Illinois resident Engineering Pathways student who joins Illinois with a GPA of 3.8 or above, and at least 32 hours of transfer credit, is guaranteed a scholarship. The scholarship amount will vary with funds available and the student's academic record. In fall 2013, the minimum guaranteed amount is $3,000 and 33% of Engineering Pathways students were offered a Scholarship for fall 2013.

Freshman Orientation

Students will enroll in a freshman orientation course that introduces them to all majors.

Dual Advising

Students have access to Wright and Illinois advisors, more personal attention, and in-person or online advising.

Guaranteed Admission

Upon completion of Pathways program requirements, students are guaranteed admission to the University of Illinois College of Engineering.

Compare Cost

$3,070

Pathways Freshman

$20,178

Illinois Engineering Freshman

(tuition and fees 2014-2015)

Requirements

  • Students must complete the Required Courses (see below).
  • Students must maintain a 3.3 GPA in these required courses; and in each of these required courses they must earn at least a grade of "B".
  • Students must earn a minimum 3.2 total GPA (cumulative) in all courses taken at Harper College.
  • Students are expected to enroll full-time (12 or more hours) each semester and must complete all requirements within three years of the date of initial enrollment at Harper College. Students must petition the U of I transfer representative for guaranteed admission if he or she has been part-time for two or more semesters (excluding summer terms) within that three year period.
  • Students are required to meet with their U of I and Harper advisors on a regular basis. Frequency of meetings will be stipulated by their advisors.
  • Students are required to attend tutoring or study sessions, as stipulated by their Illinois advisor.
  • Students must complete the Required Courses (see below).
  • Students must maintain a 3.3 GPA in these required courses; and in each of these required courses they must earn at least a grade of "B".
  • Students must earn a minimum 3.2 total GPA (cumulative) in all courses taken at Parkland College.
  • Students are expected to enroll full-time (12 or more hours) each semester and must complete all requirements within three years of the date of initial enrollment at Parkland College. Students must petition the U of I transfer representative for guaranteed admission if he or she has been part-time for two or more semesters (excluding summer terms) within that three year period.
  • Students are required to meet with their U of I and Parkland advisors on a regular basis. Frequency of meetings will be stipulated by their advisors.
  • Students are required to attend tutoring or study sessions, as stipulated by their Illinois advisor.
  • Students must complete the Required Courses (see below).
  • Students must maintain a 3.3 GPA in these required courses; and in each of these required courses they must earn at least a grade of "B".
  • Students must earn a minimum 3.2 total GPA (cumulative) in all courses taken at Kishwaukee College.
  • Students are expected to enroll full-time (12 or more hours) each semester and must complete all requirements within three years of the date of initial enrollment at Kishwaukee College. Students must petition the U of I transfer representative for guaranteed admission if he or she has been part-time for two or more semesters (excluding summer terms) within that three year period.
  • Students are required to meet with their U of I and Kishwaukee advisors on a regular basis. Frequency of meetings will be stipulated by their advisors.
  • Students are required to attend tutoring or study sessions, as stipulated by their Illinois advisor.
  • Students must complete the Required Courses (see below).
  • Students must maintain a 3.3 GPA in these required courses.
  • Students must earn a minimum 3.2 total GPA (cumulative) in all courses taken at College of DuPage.
  • Students are expected to enroll full-time (12 or more hours) each semester and must complete all requirements within three years of the date of initial enrollment at College of Dupage. Students must petition the U of I transfer representative for guaranteed admission if he or she has been part-time for two or more semesters (excluding summer terms) within that three year period.
  • Students are required to meet with their U of I and College of DuPage advisors on a regular basis. Frequency of meetings will be stipulated by their advisors.
  • Students are required to attend tutoring or study sessions, as stipulated by their Illinois advisor.
  • Students must complete the Required Courses (see below).
  • Students must maintain a 3.3 GPA in these required courses.
  • Students must earn a minimum 3.2 total GPA (cumulative) in all courses taken at College of Lake County.
  • Students are expected to enroll full-time (12 or more hours) each semester and must complete all requirements within three years of the date of initial enrollment at College of Lake County. Students must petition the U of I transfer representative for guaranteed admission if he or she has been part-time for two or more semesters (excluding summer terms) within that three year period.
  • Students are required to meet with their U of I and College of Lake County advisors on a regular basis. Frequency of meetings will be stipulated by their advisors.
  • Students are required to attend tutoring or study sessions, as stipulated by their Illinois advisor.
  • Students must complete the Required Courses (see below).
  • Students must maintain a 3.6 GPA in these required courses; and in each of these required courses they must earn at least a grade of 'B'.
  • Students must earn a minimum 3.5 total GPA (cumulative) in all courses taken at Wright College.
  • Students are expected to enroll full-time (15 or more hours) each semester and must complete all requirements within three years of the date of initial enrollment at Wilbur Wright College. Students must petition the U of I transfer representative for guaranteed admission if he or she has been part-time for two or more semesters (excluding summer terms) within that three year period.
  • Students are required to meet with their U of I and Wright College advisors on a regular basis. Frequency of meetings will be stipulated by their advisors.
  • Students are required to attend tutoring or study sessions, as stipulated by their Illinois advisor.
  • Students must complete the Required Courses (see below).
  • Students must maintain a 3.3 GPA in these required courses; and in each of these required courses they must earn at least a grade of 'B'.
  • Students must earn a minimum 3.2 total GPA (cumulative) in all courses taken at Oakton College.
  • Students are expected to enroll full-time (12 or more hours) each semester and must complete all requirements within three years of the date of initial enrollment at Oakton. Students must petition the U of I transfer representative for guaranteed admission if he or she has been part-time for two or more semesters (excluding summer terms) within that three year period.
  • Students are required to meet with their U of I and Oakton advisors on a regular basis. Frequency of meetings will be stipulated by their advisors.
  • Students are required to attend tutoring or study sessions, as stipulated by their Illinois advisor.

Suggested Course Sequence

Course sequence last updated September 2013

Aerospace, Ag/Bio, Civil/Environmental, Computer Science, Computer/Electrical, Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Physics, General, Industrial, Materials Science, Mechanical, Nuclear

1st Year Fall

  • English 101
  • Math 128
  • Chemistry 101
  • PSY 109/Engineering 199
  • CIS 122, CSC 123 or 127 (depending on major)

1st Year Spring

  • English 102
  • Math 129
  • Physics 141
  • Chem 102 (depending on major)
  • SS/HUM or Computer Science

2nd Year Fall

  • Math 228
  • ENS 201 (depending on major)
  • Physics 142
  • SS/HUM

2nd Year Spring

  • Physics 143
  • Math 229 (depending on major)
  • ENS 202 (depending on major)
  • ENS 203 (depending on major)

Suggested Course Sequence

(required courses are highlighted)

Aerospace, Agricultural & Biological, Civil and Environmental, Mechanical, Nuclear, Plasma, & Radiological Engineering Engineering Mechanics, General, Industrial Engineering

Semester 1

  • English 101
  • Chemistry 121
  • Math 200
  • SS/HUM

Semester 2

  • English 102
  • Chemistry 122
  • Math 201
  • Physics 201

Semester 3

  • Math 202
  • Physics 202
  • Engineering 210
  • CSC 121 / CIS 106 / CIS 168

Semester 4

  • Physics 203
  • Engineering 211
  • Engineering 212
  • Math 212

Computer Science, Engineering Physics, Materials Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering

Semester 1

  • English 101
  • Chemistry 121
  • Math 200
  • SS/HUM

Semester 2

  • English 102
  • Chemistry 122
  • Math 201
  • Physics 201

Semester 3

  • Math 202
  • Physics 202
  • CSC 121 / CIS 106 / CIS 168 all but CS
  • CSC 214 / CSC 122 (CS only)
  • SS/HUM

Semester 4

  • Math 220 (CS only)
  • Physics 203
  • Math 212
  • SS/HUM

Suggested Course Sequence

(required courses are highlighted)

without high school calculus

1st Year Fall

  • CHE 210 - General Chemistry I
  • ENG 103 - Composition I
  • MAT 229 - Calculus I
  • Elective

1st Year Spring

  • CHE 211 - General Chemistry II
  • EGR 220 - Progamming for Engineering
  • MAT 230 - Calculus II
  • PHY 260 - Engineering Physics I

2nd Year Fall

  • EGR 270 - Statics
  • MAT 231 - Calculus III
  • PHY 261 - Engineering Physics II
  • ENG 104 - Composition II

2nd Year Spring

  • EGR 272 - Dynamics
  • EGR 280 - Mechanics of Materials
  • GR 290 - Circuit Analysis
  • MAT 260 - Differential Equations
  • Elective

with high school calculus

1st Year Fall

  • PHY 260 - Engineering Physics I
  • ENG 103 - Composition I
  • MAT 230 - Calculus II
  • Elective

1st Year Spring

  • EGR 270 - Statics
  • EGR 220 - Progamming for Engineering
  • MAT 231 - Calculus III
  • PHY 261 - Engineering Physics II

2nd Year Fall

  • EGR 272 - Dynamics
  • CHE 210 - General Chemistry I
  • EGR 280 - Mechanics of Materials
  • ENG 104 - Composition II

2nd Year Spring

  • CHE 211 - General Chemistry II
  • EGR 290 - Circuit Analysis
  • MAT 260 - Differential Equations
  • Elective
  • Elective

Suggested Course Sequence

(required courses are highlighted)

Aerospace, Agricultural, Civil, Engineering Mechanics, General, Industrial, Mechanical, & Nuclear Engineering

 

  •  
  • Math 1432

1st Year Fall

  • Chemistry 1551
  • Math 2231
  • English 1101
  • SS/HUM

1st Year Spring

  • Physics 2111
  • Math 2232
  • CIS 2485
  • English 1102

1st Year Summer

  • Chemistry 1552
  • SS/HUM

2nd Year Fall

  • Physics 2112
  • Math 2233
  • Math 2235
  • Engineering 2201
  • SS/HUM

2nd Year Spring

  • Physics 2115
  • Math 2270
  • Engineering 2202
  • Engineering 2203

Computer Science, Engineering Physics, Electrical, Material Science, and Computer Engineering

 

  •  
  • Math 1432

1st Year Fall

  • Chemistry 1551
  • Math 2231
  • English 1101
  • SS/HUM

1st Year Spring

  • Physics 2111
  • Math 2232
  • CIS 2485
  • English 1102

2nd Year Fall

  • Chemistry 1552
  • Physics 2112
  • Math 2233
  • Math 2235
  • SS/HUM

2nd Year Spring

  • Physics 2115
  • Math 2270
  • SS/HUM
  • SS/HUM

Suggested Course Sequence

(required courses are highlighted)

Aerospace, Agricultural, Civil, Engineering Mechanics, General, Industrial, Mechanical, & Nuclear Engineering

Summer

  • MTH 144

Fall

  • ENG 121
  • MTH 145
  • CHM 121
  • EGR 121

Spring

  • ENG 122/126
  • MTH 146
  • PHY 123
  • MCS 140

Summer

  • CHM 123
  • SS/HUM

Fall

  • EGR 125
  • MTH 246
  • PHY 124
  • SS/HUM

Spring

  • EGR 225
  • MTH 227
  • PHY 221
  • EGR 222

Summer

  • SS/HUM

Computer Science, Engineering Physics, Electrical, Material Science, and Computer Engineering

Summer

  • MTH 144

Fall

  • ENG 121
  • MTH 145
  • CHM 121
  • EGR 121

Spring

  • ENG 122/126
  • MTH 146
  • PHY 123
  • MCS 140

Summer

  • CHM 123
  • SS/HUM

Fall

  • AES Elective
  • MTH 246
  • PHY 124
  • SS/HUM

Spring

  • EGR 260/MCS 142
  • MTH 227
  • PHY 221
  • SS/HUM

Suggested Course Sequence

(required courses are highlighted)

Aerospace, Agricultural, Civil, Engineering Mechanics, General, Industrial, Mechanical, & Nuclear Engineering

Summer

  • MATH 143

Semester 1

  • ENG 101
  • MATH 207
  • CHEM 201
  • CIS 142

Semester 2

  • ENG 102
  • MATH 208
  • PHY 235
  • CHEM 203

Summer

  • SS/HUM

Semester 3

  • MATH 209
  • PHY 236
  • PHY 215
  • SS/HUM

Semester 4

  • MATH 210
  • PHY 237
  • PHY 216
  • SS/HUM

Summer

  • SS/HUM

Computer Science, Engineering Physics, Electrical, Material Science, and Computer Engineering

Summer

  • MATH 143

Semester 1

  • ENG 101
  • MATH 207
  • CHEM 201
  • SS/HUM

Semester 2

  • ENG 102
  • MATH 208
  • PHY 235
  • CHEM 203

Summer

  • SS/HUM

Semester 3

  • MATH 209
  • PHY 236
  • CIS 142 or 144
  • SS/HUM

Semester 4

  • MATH 210
  • PHY 237
  • MATH 146 and/or CIS 244
  • SS/HUM

Suggested Course Sequence

(required courses are highlighted)

Aerospace, Agricultural, Civil, Engineering Mechanics, General, Industrial, Mechanical, & Nuclear Engineering

Summer

  • MATH 149

Semester 1

  • ENG 101
  • MATH 250
  • CHEM 121
  • CSC 155 or 156

Semester 2

  • ENG 102
  • MATH 251
  • PHY 221
  • CHEM 122

Summer

  • SS/HUM

Semester 3

  • MATH 252
  • PHY 222
  • EGR 211
  • SS/HUM

Semester 4

  • MATH 262
  • PHY 223
  • EGR 212
  • EGR 217

Summer

  • SS/HUM

Computer Science, Engineering Physics, Electrical, Material Science, and Computer Engineering

Summer

  • MATH 143

Semester 1

  • ENG 101
  • MATH 250
  • CHEM 121
  • SS/HUM

Semester 2

  • ENG 102
  • MATH 251
  • PHY 221
  • CHEM 122

Summer

  • SS/HUM

Semester 3

  • MATH 252
  • PHY 222
  • CSC 155 or 156, or CIS 221 or CSC 241 (CS)
  • SS/HUM

Semester 4

  • MATH 262
  • PHY 223
  • MATH 144 (CS) or SS/HUM
  • SS/HUM

Eligibility

  • Admission is competitive to ensure that students entering the program are the most likely to succeed.
  • Women and students who are low-income, first generation in their family to go to college, from underrepresented ethnic groups and/or the Harper College district are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Participants must be first-time college students at the time of application.
  • Students can terminate their participation in the program at any time.
  • Re-admission to the program is not allowed.
  • Final decisions regarding admission, continuation, and standing in the program rests with the Review Committee.
  • Admission is competitive to ensure that students entering the program are the most likely to succeed.
  • Women and students who are low-income, first generation in their family to go to college, from underrepresented ethnic groups and/or the Parkland College district are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Participants must be first-time college students at the time of application.
  • Students can terminate their participation in the program at any time.
  • Re-admission to the program is not allowed.
  • Final decisions regarding admission, continuation, and standing in the program rests with the Review Committee.
  • Admission is competitive to ensure that students entering the program are the most likely to succeed.
  • Women and students who are low-income, first generation in their family to go to college, from underrepresented ethnic groups and/or the Kishwaukee College district are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Participants must be first-time college students at the time of application.
  • Students can terminate their participation in the program at any time.
  • Re-admission to the program is not allowed.
  • Final decisions regarding admission, continuation, and standing in the program rests with the Review Committee.
  • Admission is competitive to ensure that students entering the program are the most likely to succeed.
  • Women and students who are low-income, first generation in their family to go to college, from underrepresented ethnic groups and/or the College of DuPage district are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Participants must be first-time college students at the time of application.
  • Students can terminate their participation in the program at any time.
  • Re-admission to the program is not allowed.
  • Final decisions regarding admission, continuation, and standing in the program rests with the Review Committee.
  • Admission is competitive to ensure that students entering the program are the most likely to succeed.
  • Women and students who are low-income, first generation in their family to go to college, from underrepresented ethnic groups and/or the College of Lake County district are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Participants must be first-time college students at the time of application.
  • Students can terminate their participation in the program at any time.
  • Re-admission to the program is not allowed.
  • Final decisions regarding admission, continuation, and standing in the program rests with the Review Committee.
  • Admission is competitive to ensure that students entering the program are the most likely to succeed.
  • Women and students who are low-income, first generation in their family to go to college, from underrepresented ethnic groups and/or the City of Chicago are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Participants must be first-time college students at the time of application.
  • Students can terminate their participation in the program at any time.
  • Re-admission to the program is not allowed.
  • Final decisions regarding admission, continuation, and standing in the program rests with the Review Committee.
  • Admission is competitive to ensure that students entering the program are the most likely to succeed.
  • Women and students who are low-income, first generation in their family to go to college, from underrepresented ethnic groups and/or the Oakton Community College County district are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Participants must be first-time college students at the time of application.
  • Students can terminate their participation in the program at any time.
  • Re-admission to the program is not allowed.
  • Final decisions regarding admission, continuation, and standing in the program rests with the Review Committee.

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Student Profile

  • Mostly As and Bs in high school
  • Lots of extracurricular and/or work experience in Engineering-related field
  • Strong essay describing why you’re interested in Engineering Pathways

ACT

Median ACT composite: 29
Middle 50%: 27-31

Harper College

The application early decision deadline is November 1, 2014. Early applicant notification will be December 1, 2014. Students must respond by January 15, 2015 . The final application deadline is March 1, 2015. Final applicant notification of acceptance will be April 1, 2015. Please accept/decline your offer by May 1, 2015.

New program cohorts begin each fall; spring applications are not considered.

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Harper College

Engineering Pathways
Mathematics and Science Division - Y103
1200 West Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
Phone: (847) 925-6136
Email: pathways@harpercollege.edu

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

College of Engineering
Engineering Pathways
206 Engineering Hall
1308 West Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: (217) 333-2280
Email: engineeringpathways@illinois.edu

Student Profile

  • Mostly As and Bs in high school
  • Lots of extracurricular and/or work experience in Engineering-related field
  • Strong essay describing why you’re interested in Engineering Pathways

ACT

Median ACT composite: 29
Middle 50%: 27-31

Parkland

You can apply between February 15 and April 15 (for priority consideration, apply by March 15).

New program cohorts begin each fall; spring applications are not considered.

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Parkland College

Admissions and Records
2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: (217) 351-2200

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

College of Engineering
Engineering Pathways
206 Engineering Hall
1308 West Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: (217) 333-2280
Email: engineeringpathways@illinois.edu

Student Profile

  • Mostly As and Bs in high school
  • Lots of extracurricular and/or work experience in Engineering-related field
  • Strong essay describing why you’re interested in Engineering Pathways

ACT

Median ACT composite: 29
Middle 50%: 27-31

Kishwaukee

New program cohorts begin each fall; spring applications are not considered.

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Kishwaukee College

Math/Science/Business Division
21193 Malta Road
Malta, Illinois 60150
Phone: (815) 825-2086, ext. 2070

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

College of Engineering
Engineering Pathways
206 Engineering Hall
1308 West Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: (217) 333-2280
Email: engineeringpathways@illinois.edu

Student Profile

  • Mostly As and Bs in high school
  • Lots of extracurricular and/or work experience in Engineering-related field
  • Strong essay describing why you’re interested in Engineering Pathways

ACT

Median ACT composite: 29
Middle 50%: 27-31

College of Dupage

The application deadline is Friday, March 13, 2015.

New program cohorts begin each fall; spring applications are not considered.

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College of DuPage

Admissions and Outreach
425 Fawell Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL 61037-6599
Phone: (630) 942-2380
Email: pathways@cod.edu

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

College of Engineering
Engineering Pathways
206 Engineering Hall
1308 West Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: (217) 333-2280
Email: engineeringpathways@illinois.edu

Student Profile

  • Mostly As and Bs in high school
  • Lots of extracurricular and/or work experience in Engineering-related field
  • Strong essay describing why you’re interested in Engineering Pathways

ACT

Median ACT composite: 29
Middle 50%: 27-31

College of Lake County

The 2014-2015 application deadline is February 27, 2015.

New program cohorts begin each fall; spring applications are not considered.

Application will be available soon.

College of Lake County

EMPS Division, T102
Engineering Pathways to Illinois
19351 West Washington Street Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
Phone: (847) 543-2903
Email: pathways@clcillinois.edu

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

College of Engineering
Engineering Pathways
206 Engineering Hall
1308 West Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: (217) 333-2280
Email: engineeringpathways@illinois.edu

Student Profile

  • Mostly As and Bs in high school
  • Lots of extracurricular and/or work experience in Engineering-related field
  • Strong essay describing why you’re interested in Engineering Pathways

ACT

Median ACT composite: 29
Middle 50%: 27-31

Wilbur Wright College

The application early decision deadline is November 1, 2014. Early applicant notification will be December 1, 2014. Students must respond by January 15, 2015 . The final application deadline is March 15, 2015. Final applicant notification of acceptance will be April 15, 2015. Please accept/decline your offer by May 1, 2015.

New program cohorts begin each fall; spring applications are not considered.

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Wilbur Wright College

Admissions
4300 North Narragansett Avenue
Room L131
Chicago, Il 60634
Phone: (773) 481-8450

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

College of Engineering
Engineering Pathways
206 Engineering Hall
1308 West Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: (217) 333-2280
Email: engineeringpathways@illinois.edu

Student Profile

  • Mostly As and Bs in high school
  • Lots of extracurricular and/or work experience in Engineering-related field
  • Strong essay describing why you’re interested in Engineering Pathways

ACT

Median ACT composite: 29
Middle 50%: 27-31

Oakton Community College

The 2014-2015 application deadline is March 15, 2015.

New program cohorts begin each fall; spring applications are not considered.

Application will be available soon.

Des Plaines Campus

Enrollment Center
1600 East Golf Road
Room 1260
Des Plaines, Il 60016
Phone: (847) 635-1700

Skokie Campus

Enrollment Center
7701 North Lincoln Avenue
Room A100
Skokie, Il 60077
Phone: (847) 635-1400

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

College of Engineering
Engineering Pathways
206 Engineering Hall
1308 West Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: (217) 333-2280
Email: engineeringpathways@illinois.edu