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For Best Value

RIT is 33rd on the list of “best value schools,” according to U.S. News & World Report.

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Most Innovative

50th on the list of "most innovative schools" according to U.S. News & World Report.

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Largest in STEM

Among all U.S. private universities, RIT produces top grads in science, technology, engineering, math.

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Pulitzer Prizes

10 Photojournalism Alumni have won a combined 14 Pulitzers.

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Global Campus Locations

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

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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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Latest News

  • May 5, 2021

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    Video exhibits remain online for Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival

    If you couldn’t tune in to this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival which was held virtually on Saturday, not to worry. The more than 250 exhibits of projects, research, and performing arts of more than 800 students, faculty, and staff will remain online for the foreseeable future and are free to access.

  • April 23, 2021

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    RIT alumnus, Nike VP Eric Avar appointed second 2021 commencement speaker

    Eric Avar ’90 (industrial design), Nike’s vice president and creative guide of innovation design, has been selected as a 2021 commencement speaker on May 14 and 15. Avar, who was honored with the College of Art and Design Distinguished Alumni Award in 2016, joins Andrea Ghez—a 2020 Nobel Prize winner in physics—as the university’s first-ever dual commencement speakers during a two-day celebration of the Class of 2021.

  • April 21, 2021

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    RIT named a best value college by The Princeton Review

    RIT has again been ranked one of the nation’s top colleges for students seeking a superb education with career preparation and at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review. The education-services company featured RIT in the most recent Best Value Colleges for 2021 ranking.

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