First-Year Admissions

Thank you for your interest in Saunders College of Business undergraduate degree programs.

The vision for Saunders College is to educate business school students to achieve personal and professional success over their lifetimes. Our undergraduate business programs grant admission to qualified applicants who show high potential for success.

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Learn more about how to apply! Start your RIT online application today! We also accept the Common Application and Universal Application! You will get a quick admission decision, access our generous financial aid options, and join our global network of Saunders College graduates who experience a 95% outcomes rate

Complete your application at your own pace. There is no fee to begin an application, as fees are due only upon. Once you have been accepted, please visit our orientation materials for accepted student information and orientation dates.

Application Checklist

First-Year Application

  • Complete your online application
  • Pay the application fee
  • Secondary/High School Transcripts Request and Midyear Report forms submitted to your school counselor. A school counselor recommendation is part of this form.
  • Request to send your official standardized test scores to RIT (CEEB ID #2760). SAT I or ACT.
    Note: If you have taken dual-enrolled courses from a local college, please request transcripts directly from that institution to RIT as well as request any AP and IB scores as well.

Transfer Application


Minimum GPA and Exam Scores

Saunders College does not specify minimum test scores, as the entire application - including high school performance, TOEFL or IELTS score (international applicants only), SAT or ACT score, resume, Advanced Placement (AP) credits, dual-enrolled college credits, and personal statement - is evaluated for admittance into Rochester Institute of Technology.

Middle 50% of Accepted Applicants SAT (CR+M+W) ACT (Composite)
  1590-1850 22-28

We require students to complete Algebra and Geometry and recommend Trigonometry and Pre-calculus along with a strong selection of courses emphasizing communications/writing in High School.