For visitors to Rochester Institute of Technology’s campus, it does not take long to see progress in motion. Students are exposed to new courses in the hottest career fields. Partnerships with business and industry are prospering. New classrooms, laboratories, and facilities adorn the landscape. Staying ahead of the curve is a hallmark at RIT.
A Leader in Innovation
RIT has been setting an innovative standard since 1829, evolving as a university responsive to the changing needs of industry, the community, and the world. Today, RIT is recognized internationally as an academic powerhouse and a global leader in technology-based, career-focused education. It continues to distinguish itself from other universities by uniquely blending academic programs with experiential learning for student success.
RIT is the 15th-largest private university in the United States with more than 15,500 students from all 50 states and 95 countries. Our alumni have grown to more than 100,000 strong. As one of the nation’s leading comprehensive universities, RIT offers more than 200 diverse, career-oriented programs of study, from associate degrees to the doctoral level. We are a world leader in imaging science, photography, engineering, printing, design and art, and education of the deaf. Our engineering and business programs consistently earn national ranking, and RIT is home to the nation’s largest computing college. RIT was also the nation’s first university to create PhD programs in imaging science and microsystems engineering.
Explore Your Future
We invite you to explore the world of opportunities that are available at RIT. You can get started right away by visiting our Web site and creating your myRIT account for future students. From this site, you can create a personalized portal account that allows you to request more information, schedule a campus visit, or even submit, manage, and monitor your admission application.
RIT’s vision is to lead higher education in preparing students for successful careers in a global society. We rigorously pursue new and emerging career areas. We value diversity. We embrace the future. Given all this, it’s no wonder why RIT is considered one of the world’s premier universities and one of America’s best college values. Find out for yourself…take a closer look at RIT. We think you’ll like what you see!