News by Topic: Rankings
January 22, 2021
RIT’s Saunders College of Business jumps 33 spots in Poets&Quants nationwide listing
Saunders College of Business ranked 58th in the list of business schools in the nation by Poets&Quants, a leading resource for coverage of business education. Saunders College was recognized for placing high in employment outcomes for graduates, fueled by a strong cooperative education program and employment rates.
October 2, 2020
RIT named a top U.S. school for international students with post-graduation employment
RIT has been ranked among the top U.S. schools for international students to engage in post-graduation employment in both STEM and non-STEM fields. The Student and Exchange Visitor Program named RIT one of the top 100 schools in two lists related to pre- and post-graduation optional practical training.
September 16, 2020
RIT named ‘Top College for Diversity’ and ‘Diversity Champion’ by INSIGHT Into Diversity
INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has recognized RIT as a 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recipient and a 2020 Diversity Champion. This marks the seventh year in a row RIT has been named a HEED Award recipient and sixth consecutive year as a Diversity Champion.
September 14, 2020
RIT again ranked among the best universities in the nation by U.S. News
RIT has again been recognized as one of the best national universities by U.S. News & World Report, which also cited the university as among the most innovative, with strong undergraduate research opportunities and a highly regarded cooperative learning program.
August 28, 2020
RIT named by Princeton Review as among nation’s best universities for value and career outcomes for students
RIT is again considered one of the nation’s best universities for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education-services company features RIT in the just-published 2021 edition of its annual book The Best 386 Colleges.
July 22, 2020
RIT’s MAGIC Center and Vicarious Visions sign agreement to expand collaborations
RIT’s MAGIC Center and Vicarious Visions (VV), a game studio well-known for some of the industry’s most iconic franchises, have signed a partnership agreement that will include new collaborations and scholarship opportunities for students in RIT's Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences and College of Art and Design.
July 7, 2020
QS Quacquarelli Symonds ranks RIT as one of America’s top universities
RIT is one of America’s top universities according QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global higher education research company and publisher of the QS World University Rankings. Universities are ranked according their research performance and career outcomes as well as a range of indicators assessing each institution’s social impact and attempts to foster equitability.
May 19, 2020
RIT Office of Graduate Education holds ‘3-Minute Presentation’ semifinals
All current RIT graduate students are invited to pit their problem-solving skills against each other in a university-wide competition. The Office of Graduate Education is holding online semifinals for the Graduate 3-Minute Presentation Competition. Contestants are asked to address a societal problem in a three-minute YouTube video, using their research, thesis or project, or creative work.
May 4, 2020
Research propels biotechnology and molecular bioscience student KayLee Steiner to top Ph.D. program
KayLee Steiner knows her way around a research laboratory. Her extensive undergraduate research experience made her an appealing candidate when she began applying to Ph.D. programs. After receiving offers from top-notch graduate programs including Duke, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and others, she will pursue her Ph.D. at Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine.
April 30, 2020
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognizes RIT for green power leadership
RIT’s utilization of nearly 71 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually represents more than 92 percent of its total power needs, placing it No. 21 on the EPA’s Top 30 College & University List of the largest green power users among higher-education institutions in the agency’s Green Power Partnership.
April 22, 2020
NSF funds RIT researchers to develop code for astrophysics and gravitational wave calculations
The National Science Foundation recently awarded researchers at RIT, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Louisiana State University, Georgia Tech and West Virginia University grants totaling more than $2.3 million to support further development of the Einstein Toolkit, a community-developed code for simulating the collisions of black holes and neutron stars, as well as supernovas and cosmology.
April 13, 2020
RIT student Emily Mahoney awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
Emily Mahoney, a third-year chemistry student from Cazenovia, N.Y., is one of 396 students nationwide named 2020-2021 Goldwater Scholars. The award is based on academic merit and research experience, and virtually all intend to obtain a Ph.D. as their highest degree.