Staff at Rochester Institute of Technology and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf work closely with VR personnel to ensure that VR-supported clients attending RIT/NTID now or in the future receive an appropriate blend of benefits and services to maximize their potential for success in college and in their careers. For information beyond what is listed below, please contact us.
What makes RIT/NTID the best choice for your clients and a smart investment for you? RIT is a world-class university with outstanding outcomes for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Access and Support Services
RIT provides one of the most accessible education communities in the world for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
When it comes to helping deaf and hard-of-hearing students graduate and get jobs, there is no better place than RIT.
deaf and hard-of-hearing students complete cooperative work assignments each year.
of deaf and hard-of-hearing students who sought jobs after graduation found one within a year.
Deaf and hard-of-hearing RIT alumni thrive in all economic sectors
Business and Industry
Education and Non-Profit
Selected national and international companies that have hired RIT/NTID students and graduates:
Defense Finance and Accounting Service
Dow Chemical Company
Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office
National Institutes of Health
Naval Supply Systems Command
U.S. Department of Defense
Median Salary at Age 50*
*Median salary at age 50 according to a study conducted with the Social Security Administration.
Research shows that deaf and hard-of-hearing students who attend RIT are significantly more likely to earn a degree than deaf and hard-of-hearing students who attend other postsecondary institutions.†
† 44% of deaf and hard-of-hearing RIT/NTID students from the incoming classes of 2010-2012 earned a degree. Of deaf and hard-of-hearing students who considered RIT, but chose to enroll at other mainstream postsecondary institutions in the same time period, only 28% earned a degree.
The Right Fit
Student success is enhanced by social integration and connecting with other members of the college community. With more than 1,100 deaf and hard-of-hearing students on campus from across the country, and more than 150 faculty and staff who are deaf or hard of hearing, it’s easy for deaf and hard-of-hearing students at RIT/NTID to find peers and role models who share similar life experiences and backgrounds.
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