About Rochester Institute of Technology

FOUNDED IN 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning.

THE CAMPUS occupies 1,300 acres in suburban Rochester, the third-largest city in New York state. RIT also has international campuses in Eastern Europe and Dubai.

THE RIT STUDENT BODY consists of approximately 15,000 undergraduate and 2,900 graduate students. Enrolled students represent all 50 states and more than 100 countries.

RIT is internationally recognized for academic leadership in business, computing, engineering, imaging science, liberal arts, sustainability, and fine and applied arts. In addition, the university offers unparalleled support services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.


Students receive Nathaniel Rochester Society Scholarship at RIT

The NRS Scholarship program is made possible by the Nathaniel Rochester Society, RIT's leadership-level donors. This unique merit scholarship was created in 1991 to recognize RIT undergraduate students for outstanding achievement.

18 days ago
Honors List

Students accepted into Honors Program

Designed around three basic ideals of Leadership, Scholarship and Citizenship, the Honors Program is for students who seek to challenge themselves in exemplary learning experiences.

18 days ago

Students enroll at RIT for the 2015-2016 school year

The following new students are planning to join RIT this fall.

about 1 month ago

RIT student makes Reddit front page

Kevin Sacca made social networking website Reddit's front page recently with his "Ask Me Anything," or AMA, about multispectral imaging of historical documents.

2 months ago
Student Competition

Student on first-place team at U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Hackathon

Briana Neuberger was on the winning team at the recent U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation's GEOINT Hackathon held at DigitalGlobe offices in Herndon, Va.

2 months ago