Discover Illinois' Premier Tution-Free STEM Academy - Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Discover Illinois’ Premier Tution-Free STEM Academy

The internationally recognized Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA), called “Hogwarts for Hackers” by WIRED Magazine and listed among the nation’s “Top-performing schools with elite students” by The Washington Post, offers a tuition-free residential education for Illinois students in grades 10 -12. 

IMSA students are highly sought-after candidates to the nation's most selective colleges and universities, both in-state (such as the University of Illinois, Northwestern University and The University of Chicago) and out-of-state (such as MIT, Washington University in St. Louis, and Case Western Reserve University). IMSA Alumni include the co-founders of YouTube, PayPal, and OkCupid, as well as leaders in medicine, finance, the armed forces, engineering and many more fields.