Tuition and Fees

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Estimated Cost of Attendance

Compared to our peer institutions, your investment in an RIT education delivers the most value and provides a significant return on your tuition dollars.

An affordable investment

100%

Financial aid

of all incoming first-year and transfer students receive aid

$400M+

Help covering the cost

RIT awarded $400+ million from all sources to undergraduate students

$65M

Annual co-op earnings

Total earned annually by RIT students on co-op

94%

Percentage of co-op employers who have said they would hire their co-op student for a full-time position

92%

Percentage of RIT students who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (e.g., volunteering, military service) within six months of graduation

52nd

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2022-2023 Cost of Attendance

Full Time

Expenses Per Year (2 Semesters)
Billable Costs
Tuition (12-18 credit hours) $53,720
Student Activities Fee $338
Student Health Services Fee $460
Rent (Rates) $8,728
Board (Options) $6,250
Total Estimated Billed Expenses* $69,496
   
Estimated Other Expenses
Books, personal expenses transportation, and loan origination $2,858
   
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance $72,354

* First-Year Undergraduate Students, add $335 for Orientation fees.
Transfer Undergraduate Students, add $165 for Orientation fees.

Credit by experience/credit by exam is assessed at $530 per credit hour.
Per year amount is based on 2 semesters.

Students enrolled in more than 18 credit hours are charged $1,272 for each additional credit hour. 
Students in the Honors Program are not assessed additional tuition for overloads (up to 24 credit hours).

For financial aid purposes, students living off-campus are provided the same rent and board allowance as on campus. Students living at home with a parent or a relative are provided with a modest allowance for expenses related to living at home and may contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships for more information.

All students are expected to have health insurance coverage.  Health insurance may be obtained through the university, or through family or individual policies.  International Students (except those on H1b visas) will automatically be enrolled in and billed for the plan each semester. International students who have comparable ACA-compliant coverage may submit a waiver form.

Part Time

Charge per credit hour is $1,817. Multiply number of credit hours by this amount to calculate your total.

Part Time degree seeking undergraduates are charged a $85 per semester Student Activities Fee.
Credit by experience/credit by exam is assessed at $530 per credit hour.

Students enrolled into an undergraduate Applied Arts & Science program on a part-time basis are assessed tuition at the rate of $1,163 per credit hour.

Full Time

Graduate tuition varies by degree, the number of credits taken per semester, and delivery method. Estimate the education cost for your graduate degree

Costs for academic year 2022-2023 (2 Semesters) 12-18 Credit Hours 9 Credit Hours
Tuition $54,176 $40,626
Student Activity Fee $338 $338
Student Health Services Fee $460 $460
Estimated Living Expenses $14,978 $14,978
Estimated costs for books, supplies, transportation, loan origination, and personal expenses1 $2,974 $2,974
Total $72,926 $59,376
     
Tuition per credit hour (1-11 credit hours) $2,257 $2,257

All students are expected to have health insurance coverage.  Health insurance may be obtained through the university, or through family or individual policies.  International Students (except those on H1b visas) will automatically be enrolled in and billed for the plan each semester. International students who have comparable ACA-compliant coverage may submit a waiver form.

1 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.

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. Payment policies, dates, and other details can be found on our Student Financial Services website.

Part Time

Part-time graduate students (1 to 8 credits) are charged the per credit hour rate of $2,257.

RIT Online Programs

The RIT online tuition rate is intended for students pursuing online programs

Graduate students with an admit date of fall 2014 or later that have been identified as pursuing their education in a designated online degree program as confirmed by RIT Admissions, are eligible to be assessed tuition at the online rate. The following programs are not eligible for the online rate: Architecture M.Arch, Online Executive MBA, MS Computer Science, MS Product Development and MS Manufacturing Leadership programs.

Undergraduate students with an admit date of fall 2015 or later that have been identified as pursuing their education entirely online by RIT Admissions are eligible to be assessed tuition at the online rate.

Courses Rate
Graduate RIT online $1,286 per credit hour
Undergraduate RIT online $1,163 per credit hour

NTID Online Programs

The NTID online tuition rate is intended for students pursuing Business Administration AAS online.

Undergraduate students with an admit date of spring 2022 or later that have been identified as pursuing their education entirely online by the Admissions Office are eligible to be assessed tuition at the online rate.

Online students awarded the online tuition rate may still receive a financial aid offer including federal government, state government, and specialized tuition assistance programs.

Courses Rate
Undergraduate NTID online
(Domestic Student)
$513 per credit hour
Undergraduate NTID online
(International Student)
$1,026 per credit hour

 

Online students awarded the RIT or NTID online tuition rate may still receive financial aid offer including federal government, state government, and specialized tuition assistance programs. However, students awarded the online tuition rate are not eligible to receive:

  • RIT Merit Scholarships
  • RIT Grants
  • Graduate Internship Rate, as this only applies if awarded the standard RIT/NTID Graduate tuition rate
  • Course Audit Rate, as this only applies if awarded the standard RIT/NTID tuition rate

Online students awarded or applying for the following are not eligible to receive the online tuition rate:

NTID Domestic Undergraduate

Full Time

Expenses Per Year (2 Semesters)
Billable Costs
Tuition (12-18 credit hours) $18,926
Student Activities Fee $338
Student Health Services Fee $460
Rent (double room - Rates) $8,728
Board (Options) $6,250
Total Estimated Billed Expenses* $34,702
   
Estimated Other Expenses
Books, personal expenses, transportation, and loan origination $2,858
   
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance $37,560

* First-Year Undergraduate NTID Students, add $335 for Orientation fees.
Transfer Undergraduate NTID Students, add $169 for Orientation fees.

Domestic NTID students enrolled in more than 18 credit hours are charged $552 for each additional credit hour.

For financial aid purposes, students living off-campus are provided the same rent and board allowance as on campus. Students living at home with a parent or a relative are provided with a modest allowance for expenses related to living at home and may contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships for more information.

Part Time

Charge per credit hour is $789. Multiply number of credit hours by this amount to calculate your total.

Part Time matriculated undergraduates are charged a $85 per semester Student Activities Fee.


NTID International Undergraduate

Full Time

Expenses Per Year (2 Semesters)
Billable Costs
Tuition (12-18 credit hours) $37,852
Student Activities Fee $338
Student Health Services Fee $460
Rent (double room - Rates) $8,728
Board (Options) $6,250
Total Estimated Billed Expenses* $53,628
   
Estimated Other Expenses
Books, personal expenses, and transportation $2,858
   
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance $56,486

* First-Year Undergraduate NTID Students, add $335 for Orientation fees.
Transfer Undergraduate NTID Students, add $165 for Orientation fees.

International NTID students enrolled in more than 18 credit hours are charged $1,140 for each additional credit hour.

For financial aid purposes, students living off-campus are provided the same rent and board allowance as on campus. Students living at home with a parent or a relative are provided with a modest allowance for expenses related to living at home and may contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships for more information.

All students are expected to have health insurance coverage.  Health insurance may be obtained through the university, or through family or individual policies. International Students (except those on H1b visas) will automatically be enrolled in and billed for the plan each semester. International students who have comparable ACA-compliant coverage may submit a waiver form.

Part Time

Charge per credit hour is $1,578. Multiply number of credit hours by this amount to calculate your total.

Part Time matriculated undergraduates are charged a $79 per semester Student Activities Fee.


NTID Domestic Graduate

Full Time

Expenses Per Year (2 Semesters)
Billable Costs
Tuition (12-18 credit hours) $22,620
Student Activities Fee $338
Student Health Services Fee $460
Estimated Living Expenses $14,977
Total Estimated Billed Expenses $38,395
   
Estimated Other Expenses
Books, personal expenses, and transportation $2,858
   
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance $41,253

Domestic NTID students enrolled in more than 18 credit hours are charged $707 for each additional credit hour.

Domestic NTID students are assessed credit by/experience by exam at $246 per credit hour.

For financial aid purposes, students living off-campus are provided the same rent and board allowance as on campus. Students living at home with a parent or a relative are provided with a modest allowance for expenses related to living at home and may contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships for more information.

Part Time

Charge per credit hour is $942. Multiply number of credit hours by this amount to calculate your total.

Domestic NTID students are assessed credit by experience/credit by exam at $246 per credit hour.


NTID International Graduate

Full Time

Expenses Per Year (2 Semesters)
Billable Costs
Tuition (12-18 credit hours) $45,240
Student Activities Fee $338
Student Health Services Fee $460
Estimated Living Expenses $14,977
Total Estimated Billed Expenses $61,873
   
Estimated Other Expenses
Books, personal expenses, and transportation $2,858
   
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance $63,873

International NTID students enrolled in more than 18 credit hours are charged $1,414 for each additional credit hour.

International NTID students are assessed credit by/experience by exam at $491 per credit hour.

For financial aid purposes, students living off-campus are provided the same rent and board allowance as on campus. Students living at home with a parent or a relative are provided with a modest allowance for expenses related to living at home and may contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships for more information.

All students are expected to have health insurance coverage.  Health insurance may be obtained through the university, or through family or individual policies. International Students (except those on H1b visas) will automatically be enrolled in and billed for the plan each semester. International students who have comparable ACA-compliant coverage may submit a waiver form.

Part Time

Charge per credit hour is $1,884. Multiply number of credit hours by this amount to calculate your total.

International NTID students are assessed credit by experience/credit by exam at $476 per credit hour.

Current student rates, payment policies, and dates can be found on our Student Financial Services website

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

At RIT, we believe costs should never keep you from earning an education and following your dreams. We offer a comprehensive, need-based financial aid program that includes scholarships, loans, grants, and student employment opportunities.

Learn more about financial aid and scholarships

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