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Coming to RIT/NTID is about getting access to opportunities and people who will support you and challenge you to be your best. It's about getting experiences that will shape you and take you where you want to go.

We are creating the most powerful, successful network of deaf and hard-of-hearing professionals in the world.

Join us and help move the world forward.

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Statistics

1st

College of Its Kind

NTID is the first and largest technological college in the world for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

1.1k

Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

RIT/NTID serves more than 1,100 deaf and hard-of-hearing students from around the United States and the world who live, study, and work alongside hearing students on the mainstream RIT campus.

95%

Employed

RIT/NTID graduates are successful in a broad range of career fields.

90%

Receive Financial Assistance

The percentage of full-time deaf and hard-of-hearing undergraduate students who receive financial assistance.

Meet the President and Dean

Gerard Buckley

NTID has revolutionized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Everything we do is focused on providing the education and experiences these students need to pursue their goals and lead successful lives. No other university in the world provides better support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students, and no other college provides better outcomes.

Gerard Buckley
President NTID/Vice President and Dean RIT
585-475-6724

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Latest 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

    woman communicating with American Sign Language.

    Alumna facilitates crucial conversations as medical interpreter

    Debbie Lesser '19 is a catalyst, facilitating crucial conversations taking place in often highly sensitive situations. As a certified medical interpreter, she assists deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing patients and health care providers in communicating with one another regarding everything from mental health crises to detailed complex medical procedures.

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