Program Details

Illinois Institute of Technology

How many tenure-track or tenured faculty -- male/female?


How many graduate students-- male/female?


How many post doctoral associates - male/female?


Is there a family leave policy for graduate students? If so, describe.

IIT has a policy for employees but not for graduate students.

Is there family health insurance for graduate students? If so, is it included in the stipend?

Family health insurance is available, but is not included as part of the graduate stipend.

Please describe why someone applying to graduate school who is interested in a female-friendly department should choose your department.

We strive to create a caring environment emphasizing individuals. Our department offers flexibility in crafting a graduate program to meet the needs of students. All of our students receive personal attention from the tenured faculty, and are advised on a regular basis with the goal of heading-off problems before they arise.

Has the institution had a Climate for Women in Physics Site Visit or Gender Equity Conversation?


Updated: September 14, 2012

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