Rochester Institute of Technology

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Rochester Institute of Technology

RIT is a kaleidoscope of curious minds; a profoundly inclusive and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious problem solvers. Through an intentional blending of technology, the arts, and design, we find new and meaningful ways to move the world forward. We provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic pathways, including expansive experiential learning opportunities, a leading research program, and internationally recognized education and access services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Computing
  • Engineering Technology

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Performing Arts

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines

First-year

Admission to RIT is competitive, but our admission process is a personal one. We are interested in learning about your interests, abilities, and goals in order to provide the best information and guidance we can as you select the college that is right for you. You should apply to RIT as a first-year student if you are currently in secondary school or have graduated from secondary school but have not yet attended college

Transfer

Admission to RIT is competitive, but our admission process is a personal one. We are interested in learning about your interests, abilities, and goals in order to provide the best information and guidance we can as you select the college that is right for you. You should apply to RIT as a transfer student if you have completed secondary school and have attended college.

Additional Information

The combination of a rigorous education and relevant experience places RIT students and alumni at the helm of leading change and innovation. By combining their education with meaningful and practical experiences such as cooperative education, internships, research, and study abroad, RIT students are able to pursue a path of continued self-discovery and fulfillment. These unique opportunities enhance student’s lives, add tangible and intangible value to employers as well as the RIT community, and improve society as a whole.

Visit us

Stepping on a campus can be one of the most compelling factors in your college search and in finding the right fit. We encourage you to schedule a visit and explore all that RIT has to offer. During your visit, you may participate in an information session, have a personal interview, or take a campus tour. You can arrange a visit by calling 585-475-6736, by emailing visitRIT@rit.edu, or by registering online at www.rit.edu/admissions/freshman/schedule-a-visit.

RIT is one of the world's leading universities working at the intersection of technology, the arts and design. We are a university that shapes the future and improves the world through creativity and innovation. RIT prides itself in preparing our graduates to be citizens of the world.

David C. Munson, Jr., President
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location
Address

60 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY 14623-5604, United States of America

Phone number

(585) 475-6631

Region

Mid-Atlantic

Mid-Atlantic