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.


Runners embark on The Tiger Trail

Past and present members of the RIT women's cross country and track and field squad will embark on a 1,400-mile non-stop relay from Auburn, Ala., to Rochester. Dubbed "The Tiger Trail," this eight-day endeavor will raise funds and awareness for the national Tigers for Tigers coalition.

10 days ago

Students win scholarships to Game Developers Conference

Four RIT students won scholarships to attend the Game Developers Conference March 2-6 in San Francisco.

20 days ago

Student receives scholarship from Cochlear Limited

Isaiah Grafe, a first-year biomedical sciences major, received the Graeme Clark Scholarship from Cochlear Limited.

about 1 month ago
Study Abroad

International students study abroad at RIT

Several international students from RIT's global campuses are studying at the Henrietta, N.Y., campus this semester.

about 1 month ago

Student video game to be published on Steam

For the first time, Rochester Institute of Technology's MAGIC Spell Studios has published a student-developed game on Steam, the world's largest digital game distribution platform.

about 1 month ago