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Global Campus Locations

In addition to Rochester, N.Y., RIT has campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo.


Pulitzer Prizes

Nine RIT alumni have won 13 Pulitzer Prizes in photojournalism.


Largest in STEM

RIT is the third largest producer of undergraduate STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) degrees among all private universities in the nation.


Outcome Rate

For each of the past three years, 95 percent of RIT graduates enter either the workforce or graduate study within six months of graduation.


RIT in Top 50 for Best Value Schools

RIT is among the top 50 “best value schools,” according to U.S. News & World Report 2020 rankings.

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Message from the President

David Munson

RIT is one of the top universities in the nation working at the intersection of technology, the arts and design. We are a university that is shaping the future and improving the world through creativity and innovation … We put a high value on bringing goodness to the world.

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Transform the future.

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Latest News

  • December 3, 2019

    'R. Roger Remington with Harper's Bazaar magazines in the background.'

    Roger Remington, the Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design, to retire in May

    R. Roger Remington, RIT’s longest-serving faculty member, will retire in May after 57 years at the university. In addition to building a nationally recognized graphic design program in the College of Art and Design, Remington transformed RIT into an international archival resource for design, earning many of the industry’s most distinguished awards along the way.

  • December 3, 2019

    'exterior shot of home on large property surrounded by trees and water.'

    RIT gifted 177-acre estate to expand research, educational offerings

    RIT will use a substantial gift of real estate in Penfield to expand the university’s research and educational offerings in ecology, agriculture, sustainability and other fields. Amy Leenhouts Tait and Robert C. Tait have gifted to the university their 177-acre property, which will be dedicated as the Tait Preserve of RIT.

  • November 19, 2019

    'Student jogging outside on snowy path.'

    Hassan Eissa crosses countries to reach academic and sports milestones

    Hassan Eissa has a life journey that reads like a Hollywood script – born in Chad, left home at an early age, traveled across the continent before making his way as a refugee to the United States. And he has a résumé to match – shepherd, transporter of camels – and now engineering technology student and standout cross country runner at RIT.

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