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.

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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

  • August 10, 2020

    person wearing a face mask taking a pre-packaged meal from a display.

    Changes in RIT dining options promote convenience, safety

    Changes are in place at 21 locations on the RIT campus that will serve thousands of breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and dinners to students, faculty, and staff members returning to campus. Online ordering, cashless checkouts, reduced occupancies, outdoor and spaced-out seating, and increased cleaning protocols are all new features offered by RIT Dining in response to COVID-19 precautions.

  • August 10, 2020

    family of three standing in an airport wearing face masks.

    #RITBound: Students welcomed back this week

    Students from the states on New York’s travel advisory list can self-quarantine through independent housing, hotel arrangements, or through a friend or relative. Another option is participating in RIT’s university-sponsored quarantine at area hotels, which begins Aug. 12. First-year student Iain Roach traveled from Alaska to Canandaigua, N.Y., before he can move onto campus on Aug. 15.