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Statistics

98%

Outcome Rate Across Undergraduate Majors

Percentage of College of Engineering Technology graduates who enter the workforce or graduate study within six months

1st

In Awarding Bachelor's Degrees

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

5

Research and Academic Centers of Excellence

Firmly anchored throughout all of our programs, corporate relationships allow us to continue to offer our students invaluable opportunities to compliment their academic experiences, and afford our faculty cutting-edge research options.

6

Eisenhart Outstanding Teaching Awards

Faculty from multiple departments have been awarded RIT’s prestigious Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching.

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 majors encourage problem-based, hands-on learning involving critical thinking, multidisciplinary teamwork, and active interaction among students, faculty, and staff. Our strong ties to industry have enabled us to shape our majors to best meet the evolving needs of the fields that employ our graduates . Our students are prepared today for tomorrow’s challenges.

S. Manian Ramkumar
Dean, College of Engineering Technology
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  • May 20, 2024

    a current photo of Anne Zachmeyer is shown next to text stating her name and role at R I T.

    Anne Zachmeyer bids farewell to RIT after 37 years

    Anne Zachmeyer, who is retiring in June after recently marking 37 years at the university, began her RIT career downtown in the former School of Applied Industrial Studies, then part of the College of Continuing Education (CCE).

  • May 2, 2024

    Boats are shown continuing to work on the collapse site at the Francis Scott Key Bridge.

    Where Are America’s Most Vulnerable Bridges? 

    Bloomberg highlights Amanda Bao, associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management and Safety, in a report about maintaining bridge safety and integrity.

  • May 2, 2024

    Orlando Ortiz sits for a headshot against a gray background wearing a gray plaid suit.

    Ortiz named Alumni Association president

    Orlando Ortiz took over as the RIT Alumni Association president in January, an association with which he has been a member of for 10 years. He is also active with RIT’s Lambda Alpha Upsilon Fraternity Inc. and is a mentor with RIT’s Men of Color, Honor, and Ambition (MOCHA) program.

  • May 1, 2024

    four students sit at a table testing a small product in one of the SHEDs makerspaces.

    What’s being made in the SHED

    Making at RIT has hit a new level now that several makerspaces in the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) have opened to provide students access to equipment and support for classwork, club advancement, and personal projects.