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COD/Illinois Institute of Technology Guaranteed Transfer Agreement

Creates a Seamless Transfer Path From COD to Illinois Institute of Technology Into Selected Majors

  • Guaranteed Admission
  • $25,000 Annual Transfer Scholarship
  • Illinois Tech Support
  • Program eligible to all current COD engineering students.

Guaranteed Admission

Guarantees admission into the major of choice at Illinois Tech upon completion of studies at College of DuPage.

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

$25,000 Annual IIT Scholarship

Illinois Tech will guarantee the offer of a special transfer scholarship of $25,000 (prorated for part-time students) to students who are successfully admitted to Illinois Tech through the Guaranteed Admission program.  This is available each year at IIT until completion of the undergraduate degree.

Illinois Tech Support

Receive individualized support from an Illinois Tech transfer admission counselor who will guide you through the transfer process and help you plan out your course selection at COD and Illinois Tech.

Gateway Courses

Applicants may take Illinois Tech “gateway” courses while they are enrolled at COD prior to transfer at a discounted rate of $100 per credit hour. These courses are available on the IIT Rice Campus and help with meeting prerequisites in certain majors. 

Program Requirements

Transfer applications are considered for students who are pursuing an associate degree in COD’s engineering program.

  • Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the time of application and through the final semester at COD.
  • Earn a minimum technical GPA of 2.8 for all relevant math and science courses.
  • Apply to Illinois Tech by the Aug. 1 (fall) or Dec. 1 (spring) transfer admission application deadline.
  • Earn an associate degree from COD or opt to earn an associate degree via reverse transfer of credits from Illinois Tech at a later date.
  • Earn a minimum of 30 credits at COD prior to transfer, and complete the required courses outlined in the transfer guides for your intended major.

Course Selection and Transfer Guides

Contact Information

David Smith, Professor of Engineering
College of DuPage
(630) 942-2418

Lauren Kessler, Transfer Admission Counselor
Illinois Institute of Technology