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About RIT Online

Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a private university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. The main campus is located in Rochester, New York. RIT also has campuses in Croatia, Dubai, Kosovo and China. The RIT student body consists of approximately 15,400 undergraduate and 3,200 graduate students.

Leveraging decades of experience in distance learning, RIT Online captures the world-class quality of RIT and customizes it for online learning. The same remarkable faculty at RIT’s main campus teach all online courses and programs.

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Employers know RIT as an innovation and creativity hub, and as a launch pad for brilliant careers. As a graduate of RIT Online, you’ll become a full-fledged member of the 121,000-strong RIT alumni community. RIT alums hail from more than 147 countries and work for more than 3,723 employers.

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RIT Online courses and programs are built around industry standards, employer demand, and the perspectives of our global network. Whether you’re interested in one course, a certificate, or a full degree, RIT Online has something for you.

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RIT offers innovative programs that are designed to prepare you not only for today’s competitive workplace, but for the challenges you’ll face tomorrow as industries evolve and change. Rochester Institute of Technology is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

As you search for the right university, consider all the facts.

Why choose RIT Online?