How To Apply

Admission to RIT is competitive, but our admission process is a personal one. Each application is reviewed holistically for strength of academic preparation, performance on standardized tests, counselor recommendations, and your personal career interests. We seek applicants from a variety of geographical, social, cultural, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.

Apply & Manage Application

We have several application options available.  Whichever method you choose to apply, we invite you to create a myRIT account to organize your application. MyRIT also allows you to track the status of your application credentials, receive your admission decision, and more.


Freshman Application Check-List

  • Complete and submit/sign your application
  • Pay the $60 application fee
  • Secondary School Transcripts Request and Midyear Report forms submitted to your school counselor. School counselor recommendation is part of this form.
  • Request your official standardized test scores be sent to RIT (CEEB ID #2760). SAT I or ACT
  • Art Portfolio (required for admission into School of Art and School of Design)