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RIT ranked among best colleges and universities

27 Sep

Elizabeth Lamark, RIT Production Services

Elizabeth Lamark, RIT Production Services

Rochester Institute of Technology is recognized for educational quality and value in U.S. News & World Report: America’s Best Colleges 2014. Since the magazine began its annual ranking of colleges in 1983, RIT has consistently been listed among the top regional universities.

RIT ranked seventh in the “Best Regional Universities (North)” category in the latest report among hundreds of schools that offer a full range of undergraduate majors and master’s programs. RIT also received the second highest peer assessment score, which is a survey of presidents, provosts and deans from other universities judging a school’s academic excellence. More.

RIT tourism programs among the best in the nation

13 Sep

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Photo by: Rick Lagiewski

The hospitality and tourism programs in the School of International Hospitality and Service Innovation, based in RIT’s College of Applied Science and Technology, are among “the 20 best tourism degree programs” in the nation, according to a new ranking by TheBestSchools.org, an independent organization that rates colleges in a variety of degree programs.

RIT is being recognized for its efforts to prepare students for the highly competitive travel and tourism industry. At RIT, students participate in co-op programs and study abroad opportunities where they meet with general managers, resort directors and human resource professionals.  More.

 

Princeton Review names RIT among best colleges

5 Sep

princetonreviewRochester Institute of Technology is again being recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation’s best universities for undergraduate education. The education-services company features RIT in the just-published 2014 edition of its annual book The Best 378 Colleges. More.