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ABOUT RIT

RIT is a university where brilliant minds assemble in service of innovative ideas and creative solutions.

HISTORY

FOUNDED IN 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career educaiton and experiential learning.

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RIT CAMPUSES
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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PUBLICATIONS
Learn more about RIT's programs, financial aid, each college, and more from one of our award winning publications.

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STUDENTS

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EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

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.

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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.

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COSTS

EXPENSES
Full-time students living in an RIT residence hall have the following 2015-2016 academic year expenses. We estimate that the typical student also spends $2,025 per year for books, transportation and personal expenses.

Tuition $35,256
Room (double) $6,758
Board (standard) $4,810
Fees $512
Total $47,336

77% OF UNDERGRADS RECEIVE OVER $285 MILLION IN AID

At RIT, we understand how technology enhances creativity and innovation. Our campus has the latest equipment, software, studios, laboratories, and conveniences— the tools you need to explore and excel. We help you utilize the latest technology and understand its impact on the world.

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RECREATION & INTRAUMURALS

With recreational interests at an all-time high, our extensive program includes co-ed teams in everything from basketball and flag football to inner-tube water polo and golf.

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CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

What are your interests? What do you do for fun? Whether you’re into art, gaming, music, literature, politics, science, or sports, you’ll almost certainly find others at RIT who share your enthusiasm.

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ROCHESTER, NY

The RIT campus is about six miles from downtown Rochester if you want to explore and enjoy the city’s entertainment, cultural, and employment opportunities.