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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.

Faces of RIT

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

Latest News

  • May 2, 2024

    two women are shown making a heart with their hands.

    Telltale signs  

    City Newspaper talks to NTID interpreters Kim Billyard and Terri Reisinger, Blake Nitko '14 (advertising and public relations), and Sara Blick-Nitko '17 (professional studies) about the pivotal role of performance interpreters in providing accessibility and inclusivity for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community at local music festivals.

  • May 1, 2024

    a man looks at a computer laptop screen while sitting in front of a whiteboard with formulas scribbled across it.

    Humans are the nuts and bolts of robotics research

    At RIT, robots are learning to read the room—especially rooms with humans. Improved communication between robots and people is part of the human-centered philosophy that anchors much of RIT’s work in robotics.

RIT/NTID is committed to ensuring a welcoming, inclusive, vibrant, and accessible environment for everyone.

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