We’re here to support your future success and make a world-class education within reach.
RIT is committed to making education accessible. We want to take the guesswork out of the aid process to help make your experience as smooth as possible. Our Financial Aid office is your partner, and we can work to create a financial plan together. Our goal is to provide assistance that can help you launch the career of your dreams.
Checklist for New Students
Congratulations on choosing RIT! Review this Financial Aid Checklist to ensure you complete the required Master Promissory Note (MPN), Entrance Counseling, and other additional requirements to disburse your aid.
Are you graduating from RIT this May?
Make sure your personal finances are in order. Complete your student loan exit counseling and visit Money Matter$ Financial Literacy for all the tools you need to understand finances and your future.
Additional Undergraduate Summer Grants Available
Undergraduate students may be eligible for grants (money you don’t have to pay back!) to offset summer tuition. Learn more about summer grants
Investing in an RIT education is a decision that can pay off for your future career. We’re recognized and ranked as a Best Value School and a College That Creates Futures.
How to Apply for Aid
Get the information you need to apply for financial aid including deadlines, step-by-step instructions, forms, and more by selecting your student type. If financial aid is a new subject for you, review our How Financial Aid Works resource. If you need help or have questions, contact us.
Scholarships and Military Benefits
Scholarships are awarded based on your academic and/or extracurricular merit. You are automatically considered for most RIT Scholarships just by applying for admission.
There are also several awards you may be eligible for, including the RIT Alumni Referral Award.
Grants are need-based aid that you do not have to repay. Grants are offered based on the results of your FAFSA.
Loans assist in financing your education and are paid back over time after you leave school.
Aid Resources and Forms
The RIT Student Financial Services Office is the central billing service center for tuition, fees, and other charges incurred by students. Billing inquiries would be addressed to that office by calling (585) 475-6186 or emailing email@example.com.
Co-op Financial Benefits
Our unique Cooperative Education Program (Co-Op) not only complements your academics, but has financial benefits. This full-time, major-specific, paid work experience provides early career exposure that can help you stand out and earn more.
- $0 tuition while on co-op
- You may still qualify for federal aid while on co-op
- Co-op earnings can help you pay for personal expenses or your tuition and fees.
Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
Attend a virtual event to hear directly from Financial Aid staff regarding the aid application process, accepting your financial aid offer, financial literacy as a college student, and more.
Financial Aid and Scholarships for RIT Undergraduates
There are no upcoming events at this time, but you can register to view a recording from a past event.
Register for recordings for the virtual financial aid sessions
RIT/NTID Financial Aid and Scholarships
Financial Aid webinar for students interested in ASL-English Interpretation:
- Tue, November 16 | 7 p.m. ET
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