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Rochester Institute of Technology


Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges and institutes emphasizing career education and experiential learning.RIT is a nationally respected leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds—and from 50 states and more than 95 countries—have chosen to attend RIT.

 Few universities provide RIT’s depth and breadth of career-oriented studies. Our eight colleges offer more than 90 different bachelor’s degree programs in art and design, business, engineering, science and mathematics, criminal justice, photography, environmental studies, hospitality and service management, computer science, information technology, bioinformatics, and many other areas.
As a major technical university, RIT offers academic opportunities that extend far beyond science and technology, including more liberal arts courses and faculty than you will find at most liberal arts colleges. With a strong foundation in the humanities and social sciences, you’ll gain an understanding of both technological developments and the philosophy and ethical issues that go with them.

RIT is chartered by the legislature of the state of New York, accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, individual colleges have professional accreditation for specific programs.

Location & Facilities

RIT campus is located in Rochester, New York. The third largest city in New York State, Rochester is on Lake Ontario, about midway between Niagara Falls and Syracuse and within easy driving distance to Toronto.
Rochester is served by Greyhound and Trailways bus lines and Amtrak as well as public bus and train lines. The Greater Rochester International Airport is served by most major airlines, including USAir, United, Delta, American, and others. RIT's main campus is five miles from both the airport and the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90), exit 46.
Taxis are available at the train and bus stations, as well as the airport. RIT is also a stop on Route 24 of the Regional Transit Service, the area's mass transit bus system.

RIT’s campus occupies 1,300 acres in suburban Rochester, the third-largest city in New York. The campus consists of 238 buildings total (5.3 million sq. ft.).
Many of RIT’s full-time students live in RIT residence halls, apartments, or townhouses on campus. On-campus fraternities, sororities, and special-interest houses are also available. Freshmen are guaranteed housing.

Residence Halls

1,757 rooms for approximately 3,508 students


957 units for 2,814 students

RIT Inn and Conference Center

170 rooms for 332 students

Greek Housing

Six buildings for 108 students

List of Departments / Schools / Faculty / College

RIT includes the following colleges:

  • College of Applied Science and Technology
  • E. Philip Saunders College of Business
  • B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
  • Kate Gleason College of Engineering
  • College of Imaging Arts and Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Science
  • National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Courses Offered Level Name of the Program
1 PG Bioinformatics
2 PG Manufacturing leadership
3 PG Chemistry
4 PG Clinical chemistry
5 PG Environmental health and safety
6 PG Environmental science
7 PG Computer engineering
8 PG Computers graphics design
9 PG Graphic design , product development
10 PG Information technology management
11 PG Health systems administration
12 PG Electrical engineering
13 PG Microelectronics manufacturing engineering
14 PG Hospitality and tourism management
15 PG Applied mathematics
16 PG Mba- accounting
17 PG Mba- e- commerce
18 PG Mba- entrepreneurship
19 PG Mba- environmental and energy management
20 PG Mba- finance
21 PG Mba- global marketing
22 PG Mba- project management
23 PG Mba- health administration
24 PG Mba- human resource management
25 PG Mba- information technology
26 PG Mba- operation management
27 PG Mba- manufacturing management
28 PG Human resource management
29 PG Material science and engineering
30 PG Mechanical engineering
31 PG Engineering management
32 PG Industrial engineering
33 PG Statistics
34 PG Systems engineering
35 UG Electrical And Mechanical Engineering Technology
36 UG Electrical Engineering
37 UG Environmental Engineering And Sciences
38 UG Chemistry
39 UG Environmental Chemistry
40 UG

Civil Engineering Technology

41 UG Biological Sciences
42 UG Management Information System
43 UG Micro Electronic Engineering
44 UG Accounting Technology
45 UG Computer Engineering
46 UG Mechanical Engineering
47 UG Industrial And Systems Engineering



Scholarships for undergraduate international students are determined by the Undergraduate Admissions Office and are based on academic merit. In order to renew your scholarship, you need to enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
In addition to merit scholarships, international students are also eligible to earn additional funds by participating in RIT's student employment program. International students can earn an average of $1,500 per year by working part-time on campus. Students work an average of 8 to 10 hours per week, and positions can be applied for through the Student Employment Office.

RIT Graduate Scholarships are awarded by academic departments in recognition of students’ academic excellence. The amount of the award varies by student and department. Scholarships do not include a stipend. Scholarships may be awarded for some or all of a student’s tuition in a given year and are credited directly to the student’s account at Student Financial Services. These awards carry with them the expectation that students will maintain a minimum academic standard (3.0 grade point average per term) and make satisfactory progress toward their degrees. Students seeking more information about these awards should contact their graduate department coordinator.

RIT Graduate Assistantships are offered to full-time matriculated graduate students to serve as teaching, research, or administrative assistants. Graduate Assistants receive wages (determined by the department making the appointment) in exchange for work performed. Many graduate assistants also receive tuition remission (i.e. tuition support) in addition to receiving wages for assistantship duties. Students seeking more information about a possible appointment should contact their department graduate department coordinator.

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  • Spring quarter march
  • Summer quarter june


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