Your future is fast approaching, bringing with it a host of rewarding opportunities and adventures. The investment you make in your next four years will determine your success in the next forty years. RIT Kosovo is a great opportunity for you to start building a solid foundation for the rest of your life.
For Kosovar students, studying at RIT Kosovo gives them the comfort of being next to your home and still receiving an internationally-recognized American degree, while for international and regional students Kosovo is known as one of the friendliest and welcoming countries in the world. Students graduating from RIT Kosovo receive their diploma awarded by the Rochester Institute of Technology (www.rit.edu), a US-based university with over 180 years of experience offering undergraduate and graduate programs all over the world. This degree is the same one awarded to students at the main RIT campus in Rochester, New York.
Active learning is not confined to just lectures and labs. Being part of an American university means being part of a diverse community with diﬀerent ethnic and cultural backgrounds (18 nationalities). This diversity is reﬂected to the variety of the activities on campus. While Student Clubs group students that share similar interests in sports, music, literature, dance, debate, charity and so on, the Public Forums help our students to incorporate the real world practices to the learning process. In addition, the ﬁeld trips and other activities organized by the Student Government contribute to an enthusiastic student life on campus.
RIT Kosovo students can take advantage of the exchange programs offered and can transfer their credits to any other university all over the world. This way, they can experience one or two terms in a different environment and enjoy a range of exciting study abroad opportunities that help them expand their horizon in every sense. They can enjoy the benefits of the RIT Global Scholar Program that offers mobility between other RIT campuses in New York, Croatia, Dubai and China. Furthermore, they can join our exchange programs like Erasmus with HAMK University (Finland), Sciences Po (France), or any other institution offering programs suitable to students’ study plan.
In order to be considered for admission at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) students need to demonstrate their proficiency in English and Math, as well as proof of successful completion of high school at a high standard.
Students are classified in two different enrollment categories based on the entrance exam results:
Students who have demonstrated above average knowledge in English and Mathematics are granted direct enrolment at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K). At this level, they start directly with the Writing Seminar and Interdisciplinary Math I classes, which are considered to be the highest level classes for a freshmen student. In addition, they are allowed to register up to three other RIT credited classes.
Students, who have demonstrated that they need additional preparation in English, writing and comprehensive skills, are granted enrollment in this level. In the first academic semester, students take intensive English and Math classes. After successful completion, students take the Writing Seminar and Interdisciplinary I classes. In addition, they get to take up to two other RIT credited classes, based on their assigned class schedule.
The Alternative Admission Process is an opportunity for students who wish to apply at RIT Kosovo but are unable to complete the entrance exams due to the pandemic.
This system is similar to our regular admission process but with two main differences in English and Math criteria evaluation:
Instead of taking the SAT or TOEFL, students will have the opportunity to be evaluated through an online interview with the Admission Committee (English Criteria).
Instead of taking the SAT or the Institutional Math Exam, students will have the opportunity to submit their Math Grades from High School (Math Criteria).
*Please note* Students who receive admission through this process will NOT be eligible to apply for a merit-based scholarship at RIT Kosovo. They will ONLY be eligible to apply for a need-based scholarship.
Note: Students that have TOEFL/IELTS should also take our Institutional Math Exam.
Math Institutional Exam
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While tuition at RIT main campus in New York is approximately $40,000 per year, students enrolled at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) enjoy a discounted rate. The amounts below cover access to the library; all lecture fees, exam fees, and other academic material fees; as well as a personal laptop.
RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) is a non-for profit institutions with programs delivered solely from its own financing sources and students scholarships. Regardless of this nonprofit status, we are leaders in quality education. Moreover, we constantly invest on recruiting the best professors, improving our facilities, updating the technology on campus, providing scholarships for students in need, funding different student activities, as well as, engaging in many other endeavors that enable an effective teaching/learning process. All of these investments determine our tuition costs.
The purpose of this plan is to ease the financial burden of families sending more than one student to RIT Kosovo (A.U.K). Whenever two or more dependents from the same family are in attendance at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) as full-time undergraduate students in the same semester, a special Family Tuition Reduction policy will apply. Each student will receive a 10%* discount on the total tuition charges. Also Alumni will enjoy the benefit of 10% tuition discount for siblings and children at any time. In case of scholarship rewards the amount rewarded will be deducted from tuition charges and a 10% discount will be applied to the due balance.
* 10% discount will be applied to the tuition after scholarship deduction.
As part of the admissions procedures, freshmen or transfer students need to pay a Reservation Fee of 500 euros (non-refundable) upon receiving an Acceptance Letter. The Reservation Fee is used to confirm their admission and order laptops. This fee is then deducted from the first installment of their Tuition Fee Payment.
Tuition Payments and Financing can be done:
Full Annual Tuition amount
Per semester amount
On Installment Plan (up to four installments per semester; eight installments per year)
Short Term Student Loans (0% interest yearly loans with TEB or ProCredit Bank)
Long Term Student Loans (7 year loan with 2 years of grace period and 2% interest rate with NLB Prishtina)