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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

More than 1,100 deaf and hard-of-hearing students from around the United States and the world come to campus every year and live, study and work alongside hearing students on the 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

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Latest News

  • April 8, 2020

    professor using sign language in front of projected presentation.

    RIT/NTID wins coveted prize to create accessible books as part of global reading initiative

    NTID is one of four international innovators selected to create cost-effective packages of high-quality accessible children’s books in languages children use and understand. The initiative enables the prize winners to collectively create thousands of leveled books in seven underserved spoken languages and nine sign languages, serving regions of the world where children have few or no books for preschool or kindergarten.
     

  • April 7, 2020

    two students standing side-by-side.

    RIT/NTID announces winners of Next Big Idea entrepreneurship competition

    Six teams of deaf and hard-of-hearing students from RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf adapted to a virtual presentation format for the annual Next Big Idea business competition March 31. Student presenters from as far away as Dubai shared their ideas for new businesses that positively impact deaf and hard-of-hearing communities.

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