Students come to RIT to prepare for the future, and academics are the cornerstone of that experience. Few universities provide RIT's variety of career-oriented studies.
We are dedicated to providing you with academic programs that not only offer you a solid education, but superior career preparation.
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Admission to RIT is competitive, but our admissions process is a personal one. We want to learn about your interests, abilities, and goals in order to provide guidance as you select a college that is right for you.
You should apply as an international student if you need a visa in order to study or live in the United States. If you are a US citizen, dual US citizen or permanent resident of the US, you are not considered an international applicant.
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International scholarships will be awarded to highly qualified freshman and transfer applicants. All applicants are considered for merit scholarships, which typically range from $6,000 to $16,000 per academic year. To be considered for a need-based scholarship, you must complete the College Board International Student Financial Aid Application.
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Some of the worlds most talented, ambitious and hard working students have chosen RIT. Students of all cultures and backgrounds, from 50 states and more than 100 countries, find that RIT offers a productive environment for intellectual and personal development. RIT is committed to diversity, and we seek a diverse population of students. It is typical for more than one fifth of our entering freshman to come from minority or international student groups each year.