FOUNDED IN 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning.
The main campus occupies 1,300 acres in suburban Rochester, the third-largest city in New York state. RIT also has international campuses in Eastern Europe and Dubai.
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50 STATES / 100 COUNTRIES
WITH MORE THAN 125,000 ALUMNI
FACULTY AND STAFF
1,081 Full-time Faculty
27 Part-time Faculty
423 Adjunct Faculty
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE:
COLLEGES at RIT
OTHER DEGREE-GRANTING ACADEMIC UNITS at RIT
LEARN BY DOING. As a career focused university, RIT academic programs feature distinct and diverse opportunities to apply classroom education to real-world problems and projects.
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION provides paid career-related work experience. RIT has the fourth-oldest and one of the largest programs in the world, annually placing students in more than 5,700 co-op assignments with nearly 2,000 employers across the US and overseas.
Full-time students living in an RIT residence hall have the following 2018-2019 academic year expenses. We estimate that the typical student also spends $2,054 per year for books, transportation and personal expenses.
77% OF UNDERGRADS RECEIVE OVER $285 MILLION IN AID