Environmental Studies and Sustainability

It’s one thing to be a champion of the environment. It’s another to lead by example and pioneer the solutions that lead to real environmental preservation. That’s what you’ll find at RIT.

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We are one of the world’s greenest universities. Everything we do–from LEED-certified buildings and solution-focused academic programs, to driving organizations toward sustainable practices and an aggressive 2030 carbon neutral pledge–is rooted in balancing the developmental needs of the present without compromising the necessities of the future.

Key Facts

36th

Ranked among the nation’s top ‘green’ colleges 

Princeton Review, 2022

2030

Target year for RIT to achieve a carbon neutral campus

 

15

Student clubs focused on sustainability

 

6

Dynamic research centers that operate 84,000-square-feet of space for modeling, testing, and prototyping.

 

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In Demand: Outstanding Outcomes

$58K

Median Starting Salary

98%

Undergraduate Outcomes Rate

94%

Graduate Outcomes Rate

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