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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 High School Counselors

RIT is among the top 50 choices of high school counselors, according to U.S. News & World Report 2019 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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Latest News

  • April 12, 2019

    Graphic of a phonon laser using an optically levitated nanoparticle.

    RIT researcher collaborates with UR to develop new form of laser for sound

    The optical laser has grown to a $10 billion global technology market since it was invented in 1960, and has led to Nobel prizes for Art Ashkin for developing optical tweezing and Gerard Mourou and Donna Strickland for work with pulsed lasers. Now an RIT researcher has teamed up with experts at the University of Rochester to create a different kind of laser – a laser for sound, using the optical tweezer technique invented by Ashkin.

  • April 11, 2019

    Head-and-shoulders view of three male faculty members.

    RIT honors three as inaugural class of Distinguished Faculty

    RIT announced John Klofas, Bruce Smith and Josh Owen as its first class of Distinguished Faculty, leaders who have provided insights and solutions to today’s criminal justice issues, produced groundbreaking work in nanolithography and developed exciting industrial design innovations.

  • April 7, 2019

    Hank Aaron rounds second base as two fans run beside him in 1974.

    RIT alumnus behind iconic baseball photo

    Ron Sherman ’64 (photography) can tell you exactly what he was doing on April 8, 1974. And now so can baseball fans. Sherman was at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium with more than 100 photographers capturing the moment Hank Aaron hit his 715th career home run, breaking Babe Ruth’s 39-year-old Major League record.

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