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Our focused curriculum in sustainability and architecture, led by world-renowned faculty, prepares students for impactful careers.

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We apply new research and technological innovations to solve the practical challenges that businesses, governments, and communities face today.

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Our team of industry-experienced engineers have helped hundreds of clients to develop products, optimize processes, and advance new technologies.

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100%

Job Placement

For each of the past three years, 100% of Golisano Institute for Sustainability graduates enter either the workforce or graduate study within six months of graduation

5:1

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Our students receive the support and guidance they need from GIS’s committed faculty.

6

Applied Research Centers

Centers dedicated to research and development in energy, manufacturing, transportation/mobility, and the built environment

$14M+

Sponsored Research Funding Annually

The Golisano Institute for Sustainability consistently wins grants and project research dollars to benefit students and businesses

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  • August 6, 2019

    Worker wearing hardhat, harness and tether stands on roof.

    Working toward clean power for all

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Berlyn Hubler ’16 MS (sustainable systems), tribal program coordinator for GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit organization that installs solar power systems and provides job training for underserved communities.

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