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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
585-475-6724

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Latest News

  • April 15, 2021

    hands using sign language.

    Advances in Deaf Education  

    Inside Higher Ed interviews Miriam Lerner, interpreter; Keith Cagle, chair, Department of ASL and Interpreting Education; students Marshall Hurst and Zee Chuan; and Kristi Love, interpreter and director, Randleman Program, about technical and discipline-specific sign language and the important role of interpreters of color.

  • April 9, 2021

    side-by-side portraits of Luane Davis Haggerty, Bhuvish Mehta, Thomas Warfield, and Clirim Sheremeti

    Double celebration will honor 2020 and 2021 Davis Award recipients

    This year’s recognition of RIT’s Alfred L. Davis Distinguished Public Service Award winners will be a double celebration, as faculty and student recipients from 2020 and 2021 are honored April 13. Luane Davis Haggerty will receive the 2021 Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award, and Bhuvish Mehta will receive the 2021 Bruce R. James ’64 Distinguished Public Service Award. Thomas Warfield was awarded the 2020 Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award, and Çlirim Sheremeti was awarded the 2020 Bruce R. James ’64 Distinguished Public Service Award.

  • April 9, 2021

    several students filming a student in front of a green screen.

    ‘She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms’ premieres April 16-18

    RIT/NTID presents “She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms,” for four performances, next Friday through April 18. While the audience will watch virtually, the actors will be performing live in several “actor stations” in Lyndon Baines Johnson Hall and its Robert F. Panara Theatre.

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