#By the Numbers #
RIT's National Technical Institute for the Deaf has grown exponentially since enrolling its first class in 1968. Numbers don't tell the whole story, but they do provide a glimpse of what NTID looks like today.
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Breakdown by Geographic Region
of RIT/NTID students are eligible for Pell Grants
of RIT/NTID deaf and hard-of-hearing students identify as AALANA
Students bring a variety of life experiences to RIT, but all have one fundamental thing in common — these students all chose RIT because it was the right fit for them.
Watch the video to learn why RIT/NTID is the right fit for Natalie Snyder.
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RIT provides one of the most accessible education communities in the world for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Here are just a few examples of the services that support student success.
Employment/Earnings After College
Each year, on average, more than
deaf and hard-of-hearing students complete cooperative work assignments with employers throughout the country.
New RIT/NTID grads are ready to succeed
of students who sought jobs after graduation found one within a year
New RIT/NTID alumni thrive in all economic sectors
BNY Mellon, Dow Chemical, Fidelity Investments, GE Healthcare, IBM, L3 Harris Technologies, The Learning Center for the Deaf, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
RIT/NTID graduates are competitive in the marketplace*
RIT/NTID deaf and hard-of-hearing grads
Deaf and hard-of-hearing grads of other postsecondary institutions
*Deaf and hard-of-hearing RIT/NTID graduates with a bachelor's or an associate degree earn
more, respectively, at age 50 than deaf and hard-of-hearing graduates of other postsecondary institutions around the country.
According to a study conducted with the Social Security Administration.