RIT is a nationally recognized leader in professional and career-oriented education. With more than 90 academic programs to choose from in eight distinctive colleges, RIT offers a strong, specialized curriculum that offers superior career preparation.
U.S. News & World Report has consistently ranked RIT first or second in academic reputation among regional universities in the North for more than 20 years. There’s a reason for this.
RIT is dedicated to providing superior career preparation for highly motivated, talented, diverse students. Our outstanding faculty deliver innovative and creative programs that are enhanced by experiential education and world-class facilities.
Eight colleges offer graduate and undergraduate programs in art and design, business, engineering, science and mathematics, criminal justice, photography, environmental studies, hospitality and service management, information technology, game design and development, bioinformatics, and many other exciting, innovative areas.
We’ve earned our outstanding reputation by being the first in the nation to offer programs in a number of areas, among them: computer science, software engineering, and sustainability.
We give students an education that prepares them to take on the challenges, and rewards, that lie ahead of them.