Science and Math

At once foundational, contemporary, and forward-thinking – science and math at RIT blend a passion for research, the practical application of theory, and the active pursuit of new discoveries to create a potent mix.

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How do you quantify potential? It’s what you do. The level at which you operate. Your dedication to discovery. Benefit from immersive, hands-on research opportunities and state-of-the-art research and lab facilities. Our programs are a pipeline to graduate study or an immediate gateway to a career. Rise to the challenge in an environment that is as competitive as it is collaborative. You’ll arrive at solutions that will expand your sense of what is possible.

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$60K

Median Starting Salary

92%

Outcomes Rate

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Some Companies That Hire Our Graduates

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