Estimated Cost of Attendance

A complete listing of tuition and fees is available on the Student Financial Services web site. Tuition expenses are lower for deaf and hard-of-hearing students sponsored by NTID. If you plan to live on RIT’s campus, rates for on-campus housing can be found on the Housing Operations web site. Meal plan rates can be found on the Dining Services web site and RIT’s health insurance provider is through University Health Plans, Inc.

2018-2019 Estimated Cost of Attendance

For students entering Fall Semester 2018

On-Campus RIT Student
*Estimated Charges (2 semesters):
Tuition $43,546
Student Activities Fee $288
Student Health Fee $296
Room (Double) $7,598
Meals (14 Meal Plan) $5,448
Estimated costs for books, supplies, transportation, and personal expenses $2,054
Total: $59,230
   

 

Commuter RIT Student (living at home)
*Estimated Charges (2 semesters):
Tuition $43,546
Student Activities Fee $288
Student Health Fee $296
Estimated Living at Home Expenses $2,580
Estimated costs for books, supplies, transportation, and personal expenses $2,054
Total: $49,020
   

Use our Net Price Calculator to estimate eligibility for financial aid at RIT if you will be an undergraduate student who has never attended RIT previously. It is not intended for graduate students, transfer students or currently enrolled students.

 

 

For students enrolled prior to Fall Semester 2018

On-Campus RIT Student
*Estimated Charges (2 semesters):
Tuition $41,046
Student Activities Fee $288
Student Health Fee $296
Room (Double) $7,598
Meals (14 Meal Plan) $5,448
Estimated costs for books, supplies, transportation, and personal expenses $2,054
Total: $56,730
   

 

Commuter RIT Student (living at home)
*Estimated Charges (2 semesters):
Tuition $41,046
Student Activities Fee $288
Student Health Fee $296
Estimated Living at Home Expenses $2,580
Estimated costs for books, supplies, transportation, and personal expenses $2,310
Total: $46,520
   
On-Campus NTID-Sponsored Student
*Estimated Charges (2 semesters):
Tuition $16,518
Student Activities Fee $288
Student Health Fee $296
Room (Double) $7,598
Meals (14 Meal Plan) $5,448
Estimated costs for books, supplies, transportation, and personal expenses $2,054
Total: $32,202
   

 

Commuter NTID-Sponsored (living at home)
*Estimated Charges (2 semesters):
Tuition $16,518
Student Activities Fee $288
Student Health Fee $296
Estimated Living at Home Expenses $2,580
Estimated costs for books, supplies, transportation, and personal expenses $2,054
Total: $21,736
   

Note: International undergraduate students sponsored by NTID are charged $33,036 tuition for two semesters of full-time study. Other estimates remain the same.

Use our Net Price Calculator to estimate financial aid eligibility at NTID if you will be an NTID undergraduate student who has never attended previously. It is not intended for graduate students, transfer students or currently enrolled students.

The tuition and fees listed below are for full-time, matriculated graduate students. Tuition expenses are lower for part-time study and for deaf and hard-of-hearing students sponsored by NTID.

Charges for tuition, fees, room and board are computed on a semester basis. The university has an electronic billing (eBill) program for students. Each semester, all RIT students receive an email notification to their official university email account, stating that their eBill is available. Please visit Student Financial Services for a complete listing of costs for all programs and for more information on eServices and electronic billing.

 

Fall 2018 - Spring 2019
(2 semesters)
Tuition (12-18 credit hours) $45,520
Fees $288
Estimated Living Expenses2 $13,046
Estimated costs for books, supplies, transportation, and personal expenses3 $2,054
Total: $60,908
   
Tuition per credit hour (1-11 credit hours) $1,897
   
Fall 2018 - Spring 2019
(2 semesters)
Tuition (9 credit hours) $34,146
Fees $0
Estimated Living Expenses2 $13,046
Estimated costs for books, supplies, transportation, and personal expenses3 $2,054
Total: $49,246
   
Tuition per credit hour (1-11 credit hours) $1,897
   

1 RIT health insurance is required for all full-time graduate students. This is the annual rate for 12 months. For students entering in semesters other than Fall, this amount will be reduced. If a student does not have coverage, this requirement may be satisfied by enrolling in RIT's Basic Accident & Sickness coverage underwritten by Aetna Life Insurance Company. Enrollment is fully voluntary for all students except certain international students. Registered International Students with a/an A, B, E, F, G, I, J, K, O, Q, R and V visa will automatically be enrolled in this plan. More information about health insurance can be obtained from the Student Health Center.

2 Estimates based on combined costs for rent, utilities and food in RIT apartments. Choice of housing will determine (and possibly increase) actual cost. If you live in RIT housing, your living expenses will vary depending on where you live. Additional information regarding on-campus housing options and costs can be reviewed online at Housing Operations.

3Photography and art students should estimate an additional $2,000 for materials and supplies per 9-month period of study.

The tuition and fees listed below are for full-time, matriculated graduate students. Tuition expenses are lower for part-time study and for deaf and hard-of-hearing students sponsored by NTID.

Charges for tuition, fees, room and board are computed on a semester basis. The university has an electronic billing (eBill) program for students. Each semester, all RIT students receive an email notification to their official university email account, stating that their eBill is available. Please visit Student Financial Services for a complete listing of costs for all programs and for more information on eServices and electronic billing.

 

Fall 2018 - Spring 2019
(2 semesters)
Tuition (12-18 credit hours) $19,190
Fees $288
Estimated Living Expenses2 $13,046
Estimated costs for books, supplies, transportation, and personal expenses3 $2,054
Total: $34,578
   
Tuition per credit hour (1-11 credit hours) $800
   
Fall 2018 - Spring 2019
(2 semesters)
Tuition (9 credit hours) $14,400
Fees $0
Estimated Living Expenses2 $13,046
Estimated costs for books, supplies, transportation, and personal expenses3 $2,054
Total: $29,500
   
Tuition per credit hour (1-11 credit hours) $800
   

Note: International graduate students enrolled in 12 to 18 credits per semester and are sponsored by NTID are charged $38,380 tuition for two semesters. International graduate students enrolled in 9 credits per semester and are sponsored by NTID are charged $28,800 for two semesters.

International students requiring the services of our English Language Center may have additional tuition charges.

1 RIT health insurance is required for all full-time graduate students. This is the annual rate for 12 months. For students entering in semesters other than Fall, this amount will be reduced. If a student does not have coverage, this requirement may be satisfied by enrolling in RIT's Basic Accident & Sickness coverage underwritten by Aetna Life Insurance Company. Enrollment is fully voluntary for all students except certain international students. Registered International Students with a/an A, B, E, F, G, I, J, K, O, Q, R and V visa will automatically be enrolled in this plan. More information about health insurance can be obtained from the Student Health Center.

2 Estimates based on combined costs for rent, utilities and food in RIT apartments. Choice of housing will determine (and possibly increase) actual cost. If you live in RIT housing, your living expenses will vary depending on where you live. Additional information regarding on-campus housing options and costs can be reviewed online at Housing Operations.

3Photography and art students should estimate an additional $2,000 for materials and supplies per 9-month period of study.

2017-2018 Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition expenses are lower for deaf and hard-of-hearing students sponsored by NTID.

The tuition and fees listed are for full-time RIT matriculated undergraduate day programs. A complete listing of costs for all programs can be found on the Student Financial Services website.

 

On-Campus RIT Student

*Estimated Charges:

Tuition $39,506
Student Activities Fee $280
Student Health Fee $282
Room (Double)

$7,376

Meals (14 Meal plan) $5,290
Phys Ed Fee (If applicable)  
CIAS Facilities Fee (If applicable)  
Orientation Fee (Assessed to all new students)  
Total*: $52,734
   

 

Commuter RIT Student

*Estimated Charges:

Tuition $39,506
Student Activities Fee $280
Student Health Fee $282
Phys Ed Fee (If applicable)  
CIAS Facilities Fee (If applicable)  
Orientation Fee (Assessed to all new students)  
Total *: $40,068
   

 

* You should plan to add variable expenses such as books, supplies, transportation and personal expenses to your net charges. These total approximately $2,024 for the year. Photo students may have higher variable expenses.

Use our Net Price Calculator to estimate eligibility for financial aid at RIT.

The tuition and fees listed below are for full-time, matriculated graduate students. Tuition expenses are lower for part-time study and for deaf and hard-of-hearing students sponsored by NTID.

Charges for tuition, fees, room and board are computed on a semester basis. The university has an electronic billing (eBill) program for students. Each semester, all RIT students receive an email notification to their official university email account, stating that their eBill is available. Please visit Student Financial Services for a complete listing of costs for all programs and for more information on eServices and electronic billing.

 

 

Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

(2 Semesters)

One Semester
Tuition (12 - 18 credit hours) $43,560 $21,780
Fees $280 $140
Subtotal $43,840 $21,920
     
     
ESTIMATED Living Expenses2 $12,666 $6,333
ESTIMATED Books/Supplies/Transportation/Personal3 $2,024 $1,012
Total $58,530 $29,265
CIAS Facilities Fee (If applicable)    
Tuition per credit hour (1 - 11 credit hours) $1,815 $1,815

 

International students requiring the services of our English Language Center may have additional tuition charges.

1RIT health insurance is required for all full-time graduate students. This is the annual rate for 12 months. For students entering in semesters other than Fall, this amount will be reduced. If a student does not have coverage, this requirement may be satisfied by enrolling in RIT's Basic Accident & Sickness coverage underwritten by Aetna Life Insurance Company. Enrollment is fully voluntary for all students except certain international students. Registered International Students with a/an A, B, E, F, G, I, J, K, O, Q, R and V visa will automatically be enrolled in this plan. More information about health insurance can be obtained from the Student Health Center.

2Estimates based on combined costs for rent, utilities and food in RIT apartments. Choice of housing will determine (and possibly increase) actual cost. If you live in RIT housing, your living expenses will vary depending on where you live. Additional information regarding on-campus housing options and costs can be reviewed online at Housing Operations.

3Photography and art students should estimate an additional $2,000 for materials and supplies per 9-month period of study.