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.

Accepted Student Open House

Come and meet your fellow Tigers and get the information you need and the support you want.

Saturday, March 28 | Saturday, April 4

Learn more and register

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https://www.rit.edu/admissions/freshman/schedule-a-visit

February Break Visit Days

Your school break is a great time to see what amazing looks like.

Friday, Feb. 14 to Saturday, Feb. 22

Schedule your visit

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Campus Tour

Visit campus for information sessions, full campus tours, and residence hall tours for a personalized, all-encompassing campus experience.

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

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 14, 2020

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    Museum partnerships enhance education

    RIT's endowed partnership with Genesee Country Village & Museum—which was established in September by a gift from RIT alumnus Philip Wehrheim ’66 (business) and his wife, Anne—is one of the ways students connect with the Rochester community.

  • February 14, 2020

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    Scholarship makes grad school possible

    The Mark and Maureen Davitt Graduate Education Endowed Scholarship was established with a $500,000 gift to RIT by Mark and Maureen Davitt to help graduates from the Rochester City School District pursue advanced degrees.

  • February 14, 2020

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    RIT/NTID’s ‘Dial M for Murder’ runs Feb. 28-March 1

    The Alfred Hitchcock classic Dial M for Murder has a new twist as NTID Performing Arts translates the play into American Sign Language, making it accessible to deaf audiences. Deaf and hard-of-hearing audience members can also experience cutting-edge closed-captioning technology using smartglasses developed by Vuzix Corp.