Future Students

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.

You bring you.

Join us for Fall 2023

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling, space-available basis.

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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

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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

  • February 1, 2023

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    RIT students to perform in Ovation on Friday

    RIT students will have a chance to show their talents and compete for cash prizes during Ovation: RIT Performing Arts Showcase from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 3 in Ingle Auditorium in the Student Alumni Union

  • February 1, 2023

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    Performing Arts Scholars hit new high

    More students involved in performing arts are currently enrolled at RIT than ever before. This year’s class includes a record 482 new students who received Performing Arts Scholarships.

  • February 1, 2023

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    Fashioning an engineering career

    There are talented women in tools—and undergraduate Tianna Seitz found her place among them during her co-op at Apex Tool Group in Lexington, S.C.

  • February 1, 2023

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    Making connections in Los Angeles

    When Sarah Mehani landed in Los Angeles in August 2022, her goal was to get more experience and connect with other aspiring filmmakers. She achieved that and more during her time as a rentals intern at AbelCine.