Computing and Information Sciences

At RIT, you’ll find yourself at the epicenter of sophisticated, game-changing computing solutions. We cultivate the next generation of great minds who will advance computing in amazing ways.

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Whether we’re escalating cybersecurity practices and protocols, developing better ways to mine and analyze big data, or pushing the boundaries of software and hardware design and development, you’ll find yourself in an exciting, enterprising environment at the forefront of the field.

Computing and Information Sciences Degrees

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Rankings and Outcomes

94%

Graduate Outcomes Rate

94%

Undergraduate Outcomes Rate

#7

"Top Schools for Video Game Design for 2019" – Graduate Programs

Princeton Review

#8

"Top Schools for Video Game Design for 2019" – Undergraduate Programs

Princeton Review

Typical Job Titles

Some Companies That Hire Our Graduates

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Cooperative Education:

Career Experience that Sets you Apart

RIT’s cooperative education program provides exposure, early and often, to a variety of engineering industries and environments. These opportunities are intentional and purposeful—and designed for you to apply your skills in real-world settings, interact with industry experts, and explore professional work environments.

100%

Co-op Participation

All computing majors participate in co-op

12th

Among top schools for co-op or internship programs

U.S. News & World Report, 2022

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