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98%

Outcome rate across undergraduate programs

For each of the past three years, 98% of College of Engineering Technology graduates enter either the workforce or graduate study within six months of graduation

1st

in awarding bachelor degrees

Awarding more bachelor degrees in engineering technology than any other private university in the country.

5

Research and academic centers of excellence

Firmly anchored in all our disciplines, corporate relationships allow us to continue to offer our students invaluable opportunities to compliment their academic experiences while affording our faculty cutting edge research options.

3

Eisenhart Outstanding Teaching Awards

Faculty members in the college’s Department of Electrical, Computer, and Telecommunications Engineering Technology have been awarded RIT’s prestigious Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching three years in a row.

Why the College of Engineering Technology?

“In a world increasingly influenced by technology, the College of Engineering Technology focuses on making engineering and technology careers accessible. We believe in the unlimited potential of dedicated learners to lead, create, innovate, and apply technology to resolve problems.  If you believe a career embracing the application of science and engineering principles will improve your contributions to society, the College of Engineering Technology is the right place for you.”

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Meet the Dean

S. Manian Ramkumar

Our programs emphasize critical thinking and problem solving, project-based learning, multidisciplinary teams, and interaction among students, faculty, and staff. Additionally, our strong ties to industry have enabled us to shape our programs to best meet today’s needs and be prepared for tomorrow’s challenges.

S. Manian Ramkumar

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Latest News

  • June 11, 2019

    Head-on view of baja car and driver covered in mud.

    Grit Happens: Baja SAE Rochester crowns season race champion at RIT and Hogback Hill

    The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor took first place overall at the 2019 Baja SAE Rochester challenge, an international student-design competition that challenges students to apply classroom knowledge with real-world applications. RIT placed 10th overall among 100 collegiate race teams that took on a daunting motor cross field and four challenging days of competition.

  • June 5, 2019

    Three students sit on baja car.

    RIT Baja Racing goes off-road for competition and careers

    RIT Racing and teams from Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, Canada, India and the United States will field race cars, built by student-engineers, and test them on a track that will challenge not only the durability of the cars but the problem-solving capabilities of the teams during the 2019 Baja SAE Rochester World Challenge June 6-9.

  • May 22, 2019

    Toilet

    This Toilet Will Predict if You’ll Have Heart Failure

    The Daily Beast features a toilet seat developed by RIT that contains devices that measure blood oxygenation levels, heart rate and blood pressure to signal when someone is at risk for congestive heart failure.

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