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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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College of Its Kind

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


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.



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


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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

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Latest News

  • January 20, 2022

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    RIT’s annual Let Freedom Ring event rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 1

    RIT’s annual Let Freedom Ring event has been rescheduled to take place from 12-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 1, in Ingle Auditorium. The event was originally planned to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but was rescheduled when RIT closed due to a powerful winter storm.

  • January 5, 2022

    man wearing a face mask working on a laptop.

    Registration open for RIT/NTID cybersecurity bootcamp

    In partnership with RIT’s Global Cybersecurity Institute, NTID is offering a fully remote boot camp specifically designed for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. RIT and NTID have opened registrations for part-time (30 weeks) and full-time (15 weeks) blended bootcamps, combining deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing individuals in a fully accessible learning environment. Both programs begin Jan. 10.

  • December 27, 2021

    black-and-white photo of Paul Taylor.

    14 tech luminaries we lost in 2021 

    Computerworld honors the late Paul Taylor, retired NTID professor, for his work adapting existing TTYs into telecommunications devices for deaf people in the 1960s.

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