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At RIT, you’ll be welcomed into an inclusive community of people from diverse backgrounds who have come together to create, collaborate, innovate, and thrive. We’ll provide the gifted faculty, innovative degree programs, career-focused experiential learning, engaging research opportunities, and a vibrant campus life.

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By the Numbers

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12:1

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

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50

States RIT Students Come From

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100

Countries RIT Students Come From

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230+

Academic Programs

R I T student working

27.7%

Students who are Members of Diverse Populations

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300+

Clubs and Student Organizations

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$365M

Financial Aid Awarded

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$45M

Annual Co-op Earnings

What's next for the class of 2020?

From jobs with Fortune 500 companies to prestigious graduate programs and service opportunities, these students have some amazing futures ahead!

An Affordable Cost

RIT offers a comprehensive financial aid program consisting of merit-based scholarships and a full range of need-based grants, loans, and campus employment programs. More than 77 percent of full-time undergraduate students at RIT received more than $320 million in financial aid this past year. Many students and families also take advantage of our monthly payment plan, tuition prepayment plan, and opportunities for students to earn salaries through cooperative education.

Latest News

  • January 15, 2021

    two masked members of RIT Ambulance in front of an ambulance

    Answering the call during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Members of RIT Ambulance this academic year have continued to answer 911 calls on the RIT campus all while taking additional precautions to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. They responded to simple traumas, such as patients falling off a bike, falling out of bed, hitting their head or an allergic reaction. They also transported students to quarantine locations.

  • January 15, 2021

    student wearing full protective gear for hazardous waste.

    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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    Athletic facilities on deck for improvements

    Plans to upgrade RIT’s outdoor athletic facilities continue to unfold. The first phase of the department’s multimillion dollar stadium project is scheduled to begin this year.

  • January 15, 2021

    members of concert band practicing outside.

    Performing Arts Scholars Program flourishes

    Now in its second year, the Performing Arts Scholars Program at RIT has more than doubled in participants, with 368 first-year students involved in classical or jazz instrumental music, voice, musical theater, acting, technical theater, dance, or video game composition.