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Statistics

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.

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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.

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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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  • January 15, 2021

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    SG rep helps shape safe procedures for RIT spring semester

    More than a dozen RIT administrators and staff members have met regularly to discuss ways to help keep campus open as safely as possible as more is learned about COVID-19. To provide a student perspective, Griffin Warntz is serving on RIT’s Spring Planning Task Force.

  • January 15, 2021

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    Strategic updates to campus will last beyond the pandemic

    RIT spent more than $8.2 million to make RIT’s campus as safe and clean as possible so that students, faculty, and staff could study and work confidently and comfortably. The university’s Infrastructure and Health Technologies Task Force implemented a variety of changes to RIT’s academic settings, housing, and dining designed to fight the spread of the coronavirus.

     

  • January 15, 2021

    researchers wearing clean suits analyzing a magnified view of an integrated circuit.

    New economy majors connect with emerging careers

    Analytical thinking, complex problem solving, creativity, resiliency, and flexibility are among the top skills needed for emerging careers by 2025. Anticipating these rapid changes in the workplace—further accelerated by lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic—RIT is seizing on the opportunity to guide students to “new economy majors” that are multi­disciplinary, transformative, and future-focused.

  • January 11, 2021

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    RIT Sponsored Research garners $82 million

    RIT had its best year ever for sponsored research funding. For fiscal year 2020, which ended June 30, RIT received 382 new awards totaling $82 million. The record funding follows almost $58 million in research expenditures in fiscal year 2019, also a record.

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