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.

Academic Award

RIT criminal justice students honored

Two dozen Rochester Institute of Technology criminal justice majors were honored May 8 at the Senior Luncheon and Recognition Celebration put on by the Department of Criminal Justice and the Center for Public Safety Initiatives.

3 days ago
Scholarship

RIT students win prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

Four undergraduate students at Rochester Institute of Technology have won awards from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Elizabeth Bondi, Selene Chew, Tyler Godat and Emily Holz will each receive $7,500 for the 2015-2016 academic year.

16 days ago
Academic Award

RIT students honored as exceptional leaders

More than two dozen Rochester Institute of Technology students with hometowns as close as Rochester and as far as India were honored at the 2015 RIT Leadership Awards Scholarship Ceremony.

17 days ago
Academic Award

RIT honors Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars

More than 100 students were honored at a ceremony on April 16 as 2014-2015 Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars.

about 1 month ago
Academic Award

College of Liberal Arts honors students for writing excellence

RIT's College of Liberal Arts honored student achievement in writing with the presentation of the 2015 Henry and Mary Kearse Distinguished Lecture and Student Writing Award Ceremony on April 3.

about 1 month ago