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We elevate students to make immediate and enduring contributions to organizations and the world through career-orientated experiences and our teaching and research, which integrate business, technology, and design thinking.

Launching first Business Ph.D. program

Specialties include digital transformation, strategy and innovation, and finance and accounting.

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95%

Job Placement Outcomes across all programs

100%

Undergraduate students who experience a paid co-op

#9

Best online MBA program, #3 in student engagement, U.S. News, 2022

Top 5

Undergraduate program in New York State, #74 nationally, U.S. News, 2022

College Leadership

The Dean

Jacqueline Mozrall

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Mr. Saunders

Learn about Mr. E. Philip Saunders, his impressive accomplishments and generosity toward developing tomorrow’s leaders. 

State-of-the-art Facilities

Access state-of-the-art computer labs and active-learning classrooms. With integrated technology throughout the college, Saunders is part of one of the most wired campuses in the nation at RIT.

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Building Expansion 2023

Saunders building expansion opens in fall 2023. Nearly doubling Saunders size, it is inspired by the latest technology and building features found in industry.

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Latest News

  • October 3, 2022

    REDCOM logo on a blue packground.

    REDCOM founders to receive philanthropy award from RIT 

    The Rochester Business Journal features the Gueldenpfennig family, who turned REDCOM Laboratories Inc. into one of the world’s leading suppliers of secure and reliable communications solutions and who were named the 2022 Phil Saunders Cornerstone of Philanthropy Award recipients by Saunders College of Business. (This content requires a subscription to view.)

  • September 30, 2022

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    Saunders College will honor Gueldenpfennigs with Cornerstone of Philanthropy Award

    Saunders College of Business will honor the Gueldenpfennig family for their dedication as alumni and longtime RIT supporters—who turned REDCOM Laboratories Inc. into one of the world’s leading suppliers of secure and reliable communications solutions—with the 2022 Phil Saunders Cornerstone of Philanthropy Award during this year’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.

  • September 28, 2022

    person doing Tai Chi with a small humanoid robot.

    Faculty researchers develop humanoid robotic system to teach Tai Chi

    Zhi Zheng’s robot is skilled at Tai Chi, and her research team hopes it will soon lead a class of older adults at a local community center. Zheng, assistant professor of biomedical engineering in Kate Gleason College of Engineering, developed the humanoid robot as part of her assistive technology research.

  • September 27, 2022

    two students looking at a professor.

    RIT Faculty Fellows share their playbook for effective teaching

    RIT faculty are a resource not just for students, but for their colleagues as well. Now, a fellowship program will share their expertise through peer mentorship, training, and program development. The Center for Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellows Program launched this fall with eight fellowships.

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