American Sign Language-English Interpretation Admission

Sign language interpreting is a fascinating, challenging and rapidly expanding field. With more than 1,100 deaf and hard-of-hearing students, 18,000 hearing students on campus, and more than 100 deaf and hard-of-hearing faculty and staff members, RIT provides you with a unique environment and excellent opportunities to increase your knowledge of cultures and enhance your English, American Sign Language and interpreting skills.

Visit and Events

We have opportunities every day to come to campus or visit virtually! Get to know RIT/NTID, meet our students and staff, and ask questions. Students who attend one of these visit opportunities will have their application fee waived. View all the ways you can experience RIT/NTID

A perfect first-look for high school sophomores, juniors, and their families. Join us for a virtual admissions event where you can learn about RIT's future-focused majors, exceptional co-op and internship program, combined accelerated bachelor's/master's degrees, and more!

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 Register Now

Make visiting RIT part of your summer travel plans, and come see what amazing looks like! Join us this summer, so you can take a closer look at RIT. Learn about our future-focused, hands-on academic programs, campus life, and the admissions process, and enjoy a student-led campus tour. Admissions counselors will be available to meet with you. Lunch will be provided for prospective students and their guests. Students who attend this event will have their $65 application fee waived.

Friday, July 15, 2022 Register Now
Friday, July 29, 2022 Register Now

Ready to apply?

We're Test Optional and have Friendly Early Decision plans.

Get the information you need including:
Application checklist and deadlines
Academic preparation and requirements

Financial Aid and Scholarships

RIT/NTID receives support from the federal government, and as a result, students enrolled in the American Sign Language-English interpretation program pay less than one-half of RIT’s tuition.

At RIT/NTID, we pride ourselves on making a great education truly affordable.

Financial Aid and Scholarships (see NTID-Supported Students)

Estimated Cost of Attendance (see Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing and Hearing NTID-Supported Students)

Accepted Students

You've been accepted, now it's time to be on to something amazing. Your next steps are just a click, swipe, or tap away.

  • Pay your deposit
  • Connect with us
  • Review your enrollment checklist
  • Understand your financial aid
  • and much more...

Resources for accepted students

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If you have questions or would like to request more information, get in touch.

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52 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York 14623
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