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RIT’s provost serves as the chief academic officer and oversees the nine academic colleges, four international campuses, as well as other degree-granting units and academic support services.

In addition to academic planning and curriculum development, the provost champions continued excellence in student-centered learning, teaching, research, and scholarship.


Global Campus Locations

In addition to Rochester, N.Y., RIT has campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo.


Outcome Rate

For each of the past three years, 95 percent of RIT graduates enter either the workforce or graduate study within six months of graduation


RIT in Top 50 for Best Value Schools

RIT is among the top 50 “best value schools,” according to U.S. News & World Report 2020 rankings.



Students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries attend RIT.

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Celebration of Teaching and Scholarship

Students at Award Ceremony

Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar Awards

Academic Affairs News

  • July 22, 2021

    RIT Graduate School logo lockup.

    RIT’s new Graduate School looks toward future

    Graduate education at RIT has evolved over the last 60 years, and now, the university has officially created the RIT Graduate School, replacing the RIT Office of Graduate Education.

  • July 14, 2021

    foundation of large constrution project on campus.

    The SHED takes shape at the center of campus

    Construction on RIT’s maker space and performing arts complex at the center of campus enters a new phase this summer, with finished architectural drawings, projects out to bid, and work beginning on the steel frame.

  • July 8, 2021

    student and professors wearing graduation regalia.

    First mathematical modeling Ph.D. student graduates from RIT

    From her early days in school, Nicole Rosato realized that math was one of her favorite subjects. This past May, Rosato, who is from Paramus, N.J., became the first student to graduate from RIT’s new Ph.D. program in mathematical modeling.

  • June 24, 2021

    group of students standing on a lawn holding flags from their native countries.

    A stronger global presence  

    The Rochester Beacon talks to Paul Keller, director of international enrollment, about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on international student enrollment.

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