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Statistics

95%

Outcome rate

College of Liberal Arts undergraduate students have a 95% career outcome rate 6 months after graduation.

4:1

Student-to-faculty ratio

Classes are small and students receive personal attention from faculty and staff.

13

Countries represented

Students from across the United States and from 13 countries are enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts.

$2.9M

Sponsored research funding

Funding went to projects including Body Camera Investigation and Comparative Cognition and Perception.

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Meet the Dean

Anna Stenport

We sit at the heart of RIT’s mission, helping all students advance the exceptional through coursework, research opportunities, and academic programs that instill an understanding of the world around us and promote critical thinking, ethical reasoning, and effective communication. 

Anna Stenport
Dean, College of Liberal Arts
585-475-4070

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News

  • May 13, 2022

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    72 paths to a well-rounded student

    While many colleges and universities require general education courses, RIT’s immersion requirement takes it a step further. Beyond the typical writing, math, science, social science, global studies, art, and ethics requirements, students are asked to fulfill an additional nine credits in a topic of interest. The intended result is to produce well-rounded students who have gained broader, more diverse perspectives.

  • May 9, 2022

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    Protectors of a diverse history

    The field of museum studies is changing. Not only are the people working in nationwide cultural institutions becoming more diverse, but the narratives told within those institutions are more inclusive and equity-focused. RIT’s museum studies program, led by Program Director Juilee Decker, aims to accelerate this momentum.

  • May 9, 2022

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    Tea business bubbling for alumni entrepreneurs

    Chinese tea culture, with its rich history existing since before the third century, has always been a lifelong passion for Tian Tian and Zining Chen. The graduates of RIT’s advertising and public relations program (2017) and master’s in entrepreneurship program (2019), yearned to share their culture in a new and exciting way—by founding Taichi Bubble Tea. 

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