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RIT is a top 100 national research university. We are a privately endowed, coeducational university made up of more than 19,000 students and from all 50 states and over 100 nations. We are a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. RIT is a world leader in experiential learning. Every academic program at RIT offers some form of experiential learning. These opportunities are specific to the educational goals of each program, reflective of what's available in the real world, and sensitive to your needs and interests.

More than 135,000 well-connected alumni value the power of an RIT degree and look to hire our graduates.

Also known as

  • RIT
  • R.I.T.

Institutional Enrollment

Total Post-Bac Enrollment
3,351
35.2% Female
64.8% Male

Institution Overview

School Type
Private not-for-profit (no religious affiliation)

Region
Mid East DE DC MD NJ NY PA

Academic Calendar
Semester

Setting
Suburb: Large

Academics


Graduate Assistantships
Yes

Full Time Graduate Enrolled
Yes

Part Time Graduate Enrolled
Yes

Total # of Programs
2

Number of Programs Available (in Category Selected Above)
Master's
1

Degrees Offered

Master's
Doctor's (Research)
Certificate Offered

Postbaccalaureate

Student Body

Demographics
0.12%
American Indian or Alaska Native
2.39%
Asian
2.00%
Black or African American
2.09%
Hispanic or Latino
0.03%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
27.45%
White
0.78%
Two or more races
7.37%
Unknown
57.77%
Non-resident Alien

Admissions


Application Fee
$65

Admissions Office Web Address
www.rit.edu/admission.html

Tuition & Aid


Average Tuition
$40,158

Overall

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Academics: Programs - Overview


Academic
Yes

Occupational
Yes

Continuing Professional
Yes

Recreational or avocational
No

Highest Degree offered
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship

Distance Learning Options

Grad programs or courses
Yes

Degree Programs Offered (in Category Selected Above)

Master's
1

Program Area Program Type Program Format
Campus Distance
Accounting Master's Degree Yes No

Faculty

TotalInstructional StaffResearchPublic Service
Total 1,032 1,014 18 0
With faculty status 1,031 1,014 17 0
Tenured 543 534 9 0
On tenure track 180 180 0 0
Not on tenure track 308 300 8 0
Multi-year contract 86 86 0 0
Annual contract 222 214 8 0
Less-than annual contract 0 0 0 0
Without faculty status 1 0 1 0

Graduate Assistantships


Graduate Assistantships
Yes

Graduate Assistantship

Teaching
Research
Computer Engineering and Science Occupations
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media Occupations
Library and Student Academic Affairs and Other Education Services Occupations

Additional Information


State-Approved Teacher Certification?
Yes

Medical Degree Offered?
No

Institution Has a Hospital?
No

Overall

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Overview


Average Tuition
$40,158

Financial aid office web address
www.rit.edu/emcs/financialaid/

Tuition fee varies by residency status
No

Typical Room
$6,954

Typical Board
$5,376

Tuition & Fees
Amount
Full time Average Tuition$40,158
Full time Fees$268
Part time, per credit hour$1,673

Tuition Plan Options


Alternative Tuition Plans Offered
Yes

Tuition Guaranteed Plan
No

Prepaid Tuition Plan
Yes

Tuition Payment Plan
Yes

Other Alternative Tuition Plan
No

Institutional Enrollment

Total Post-Bac Enrollment
3,351
35.2% Female
64.8% Male

Post-Bac Race / Ethnicity

Demographics
0.12%
American Indian or Alaska Native
2.39%
Asian
2.00%
Black or African American
2.09%
Hispanic or Latino
0.03%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
27.45%
White
0.78%
Two or more races
7.37%
Unknown
57.77%
Non-resident Alien

Gender
Race / Ethnicity Men Women
American Indian Or Alaska Native 2 2
Asian 49 31
Black Or African American 35 32
Hispanic Or Latino 36 34
Non-resident Alien 1,331 605
White 548 372
Two Or More Races 12 14
Unknown 156 91

Services offered

Service Offered
Academic Career Counseling ServiceYes
Employment Services For StudentsYes
Placement Services For CompletersYes

Advanced Awards/ Degrees Conferred Statistics

Award: Master's degree
Total
1,030
64.0% Male
36.0% Female

Award: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Total
33
66.7% Male
33.3% Female

Award: Postbaccalaureate certificate
Total
67
49.3% Male
50.7% Female

Overall

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Overview


Library Facilities at Institution
Yes

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes

Services offered

Service Offered
Remedial servicesNo
On-campus day care for student's childrenYes

Admissions Office Contact

Address
1 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY 14623-5603

Phone
585-475-2411

Fax

Email


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