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

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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

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.

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.

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
585-475-6724

Latest News

  • January 24, 2023

    three college students holding award certificates.

    RIT students receive Kennedy Center awards

    Three RIT students involved in last semester’s production of Everybody brought home awards from the Region II Kennedy Center College Theatre Fest, held Jan. 17-22.

  • January 9, 2023

    person using sign language.

    Preserving Black ASL

    For years, Joseph Hill, assistant dean of NTID Faculty Recruitment and Retention and an associate professor in the Department of ASL and Interpreting Education, has studied how the segregation of southern Black Deaf Americans, along with their history and culture, has impacted the linguistics of today’s Black Deaf youth. Hill hopes his research will continue to uncover and preserve Black American Sign Language.

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