Apply Each year, entering students bring a broad range of academic, career, and personal interests to our campus. We encourage applicants from a variety of geographic, social, cultural, economic, and ethnic backgrounds. 

Freshman Applicants

You should apply to RIT as a freshman if you are currently in secondary school or have graduated from secondary school but have not yet attended college.

International Applicants

Overview

RIT welcomes students from more than 100 countries to create a vibrant community teeming with students working together and collaborating with experts in their field of study. RIT's nine colleges offer more than 90 career-oriented undergraduate programs, 83 minors, numerous possibilities for double majors and accelerated bachelor's/master's degree combinations, RIT is a hub for innovation and creativity. As home to the National Technical Institute of the Deaf, RIT is a leader in providing access services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

Experiential education is integrated into many programs through cooperative education, internships, and undergraduate research.  With over 100 years of commitment to cooperative education and experiential learning, RIT ranks among the most prominent and largest co-op programs in the world with 4,100 students participating and earning over $36 million last year.  As you can see, RIT is a perfect environment for talented students to pursue their passion and prepare for promising careers.