Parents and Families
At RIT, we understand the significant role you play in your student’s life, including guidance on education options. Family support and engagement are essential factors for helping students achieve their academic and career goals. Parents are our partners and valued members of the RIT community.
Parents and Families of Prospective Students
You’re looking for information and guidance as you embark on the college search process. Let us provide you with a roadmap and advice on admissions, financial aid, choosing a major, and more. Learn more for parents and families of prospective students
Parents and Families of Current Students
As partners in your student’s education, we support RIT parents throughout the RIT experience. Let us help you navigate RIT’s network of resources, from academics and personal matters to co-op, financial aid, and more. Learn more for parents and families of current students
Oldest and One of the Largest Cooperative Education Programs in the World
Students from Diverse Racial and Ethnic Backgrounds
Largest Producer of Undergraduate STEM Degrees Among U.S. Private Universities
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
Pulitzer Prizes Awarded to Alumni
Clubs and Student Organizations
NCAA Varsity Sports
National Research University
An Affordable Cost
RIT offers a comprehensive financial aid program consisting of merit-based scholarships and a full range of need-based grants, loans, and campus employment programs. More than 77 percent of full-time undergraduate students at RIT received more than $320 million in financial aid this past year. Many students and families also take advantage of our monthly payment plan, tuition prepayment plan, and opportunities for students to earn salaries through cooperative education.