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Sustainability & Environment

This thesis examines the concept of incorporating daylight into a school using a heliodon device and Illuminance Rendering in Cloud for Revit software to create a physical and computer model of how the building will function in its given location as a tool to... READ MORE

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The Uncommon Press Project was a cross-departmental, multi-disciplinary capstone project by students from the Kate Gleason College of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts at Rochester Institute of Technology which aimed to create a historically accurate reconstruction of a circa 1790 English common... READ MORE

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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 education and experiential learning.

About RIT History year founded

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.

About RIT History bricks number 15,194,656

PUBLICATIONS
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STUDENTS

15,400
UNDERGRADS

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3,200
GRAD STUDENTS


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50 STATES / 100 COUNTRIES
WITH MORE THAN 125,000 ALUMNI


ACADEMICS

CHOICE.
RIT offers 100 master's, doctoral, and advanced certificate programs with flexible concentrations and options so you can design an educational package that meets your specific career objectives.

Over 70 Graduate Programs
22 sustainabiity programs
1st PHD in imaging science

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

RESEARCH. Through the administration of scholarships, fellowship, and research funds, RIT offers graduate students high-level participation in research.

About RIT Experiential Learning 100 years of coop

TUITION ASSISTANCE.
In 2016-2017, RIT provided nearly $24 million in merit scholarships and graduate tuition remission to approximately 2,600 graduate students.

19,000,000 in merit scholarships
11 Pulitzer Prizes awarded to alumni in photography

LIFE AT RIT

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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.