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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
585-475-6724

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Latest News

  • October 23, 2020

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    RIT/NTID inventors receive patent for hearing test

    A new method for evaluating hearing has received a second patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Work leading to the patent, “Method for Determining Hearing Thresholds in the Absence of Pure-Tone Testing,” was conducted at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

  • October 19, 2020

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    RIT spring semester will begin Jan. 25

    RIT classes for spring semester will begin Jan. 25. The semester will also include three “recharge” days and one reading day prior to final exams. The last day of classes for spring semester will be Wednesday, May 5, with final exams running May 7-13. Commencement is scheduled for May 14-15.

  • October 16, 2020

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    Tiger Alumni Week offers dozens of virtual activities

    Virtual reunions, interactive programs, talks, a 5K, e-Sports, and even Tiger Trivia are just some of the dozens of events slated for Tiger Alumni Week, beginning Monday for RIT alumni, students, families, faculty, and staff.

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