Rochester Institute of Technology


Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2017-18
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Top Ranked
  • Location: Rochester, NY
  • Student Body: 16,584
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Private
  • Campus Type: Suburban
  • Web Site: www.rit.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 56.72%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 56.72%
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: 6%
  • Application Fee: $60
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • Tuition: $39,506
  • Grad Tuition: $43,560
  • Room and Board: $12,666
  • Books and Supplies: $1,066
  • Other Fees: $562
  • Average Net Price: $31,376
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 2,758
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,890 / 868
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 590 - 680
  • Median SAT Math Range: 600 - 700
  • Median ACT Range: 26 - 26
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 79
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: 6%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 163
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Required

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Engineering: 23%
  • Computer Science: 19%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 12%
  • Engineering Technology: 11%
  • Visual and Performing Arts: 10%

Academic Programs

Rochester Institute of Technology offers 212 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Engineering. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsRochester Institute of Technology offers 16 Associate's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Engineering Technology
Foreign Language, Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Science Technician
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsRochester Institute of Technology offers 84 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Communication Technology
Computer Science
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs
Master's Degree ProgramsRochester Institute of Technology offers 59 Master's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Communication Technology
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Health Professions
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs
Doctorate Degree ProgramsRochester Institute of Technology offers 5 Doctorate Degree Programs
Computer Science
Engineering
Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Certificate ProgramsRochester Institute of Technology offers 26 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Communication Technology
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
     Online  Campus
Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
     Online  Campus
  • Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance
     Online  Campus
  • Data Modeling, Warehousing and Database Administration
     Online  Campus
  • Web Page, Digital, Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Health Professions
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 67%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 72%
  • 1st Year Retention: 90%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $58,700
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 16,584
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 57%
  • Non-resident, alien: 16%
  • Asian Students: 7%
  • Hispanic Students: 6%
  • Unknown: 6%
  • Black Students: 4%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

To Program2 Agreements with 2 Colleges
Business/Management/Marketing
To College3 Programs
Dutchess Community College
General Agreement
Herkimer County Community College
Business/Management/Marketing
Computer Science