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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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Accepted Student Open House

Join us on campus April 6 or April 13 to meet faculty, tour campus, and ask your questions.

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Tours and information sessions are offered six days a week or you can explore other ways to experience RIT.

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Statistics

100%

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.

20

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.

50

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.

15+

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
585-475-4259

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Latest News

  • February 9, 2024

    researcher watches as college student adjusts a vape pen on lab equipment.

    Team’s research method becomes industry model

    Work by Risa Robinson and members of the Respiratory Technologies Laboratory completely shifted how e-cigarette analysis is done and became an industry model. Through this new viewpoint, the team recorded harmful emissions that were not otherwise seen in a lab setting, and this data contributed to FDA policies and regulations about e-cigarette usage today.