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.

Scholarship

Student receives motion picture scholarship

Victoria K. McGowen received the Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship at the annual Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers.

4 days ago
Scholarship

Student receives scholarship from Public Relations Society of America

Jackie Bergin, a third-year advertising and public relations student, received the Charles S. Smith Scholarship from the Rochester chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.

4 days ago
Achievement

Selene Chew wins overall Best Paper Award

Selene Chew, third-year computational mathematics major in the College of Science, won the overall Best Paper Award for "Normalized Cuts with Soft Must-Link Constraints for Image Segmentation and Clustering."

25 days ago
Achievement

Jie Yang wins best paper award

Jie Yang, a Ph.D. student in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, won the Best Remote Sensing Paper for "A Combined Approach for Ice Sheet Elevation Extraction from Lidar Point Clouds"

25 days ago
Scholarship

Kyle Crompton wins coveted SMART Scholarship from Department of Defense

Kyle Crompton, a doctoral student at RIT, was recently awarded a prestigious SMART scholarship from the U.S. Department of Defense. Upon graduation, these scholars are hired as research staff at defense laboratories around the country to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers in...

about 1 month ago