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We prepare the next generation of problem solvers to discover and innovate solutions for the future.

The College of Science promotes novel ways of thinking and implementation in a rapidly changing world.
We provide our scholars with hands-on experience, cross/multi-disciplinary research, and faculty and staff mentors who not only educate but inspire our scholars.

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A virtual career exploration event

50+ future-focused workshops for rising high school seniors to plan for college.

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Daily Tours and Information Sessions

Visit campus six days a week or explore other ways to experience RIT.

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Students Complete Experiential Learning

All College of Science students are required to complete experiential learning such as a co-op, REU, paid research, or research for credit before graduation.


Accelerated BS/MS Degrees

The College of Science offers 20 pathways for combined accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s degrees allowing students to complete two degrees in as little as five years.


Undergraduate Research Scholars Annually

Each year at graduation, we honor a strong cohort of undergraduate students who made significant research contributions such as pursuing a long-term project, presenting at a national conference, or publishing in a peer-reviewed publication.


Science and Math Clubs

The College of Science is home to over 15 student-led clubs and organizations out of the 300+ clubs on campus. Our clubs are dedicated to science and mathematics including Pre-Vet Club, Society of Physics Students, and PiRIT (our math club).

Meet the Dean

Andre Hudson

“The faculty and staff of the College of Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology educate and inspire the next generation of scientists and mathematicians to solve current and emerging problems facilitated by rigorous curricula and experiential learning.”

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Andre Hudson
Dean, College of Science

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Latest News

  • July 17, 2024

    a hand holds four credit cards against a white background.

    Comparing Credit Cards 

    Wallet Hub includes Bernard Brooks, professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, in a panel of experts comparing credit card offerings.
  • July 11, 2024

    a galaxy is shown in the background. In the foreground a bubble with an atom and photons is shown.

    RIT leads effort to prepare students for quantum workforce

    Quantum technology is poised to shape the future and improve the world, with the United Nations recently declaring the year 2025 as the International Year of Quantum Science and Technology. A team at RIT is at the forefront of bringing more students into quantum education and preparing them for jobs in the industry.

  • June 26, 2024

    A groupf of NASA technicians lift the Webb Telescope using a crane to move it inside a clean room at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

    Like a time machine 

    CITY features Jeyhan Kartaltepe, associate professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy, in a review of Rochester's contributions to the James Webb Space Telescope and space exploration.