Rochester Institute of Technology

RIT is a place where brilliant minds assemble and collaborate; where they pool together their individual talents across disciplines in service of big projects and big ideas. It is a vibrant community teeming with students collaborating with experts and specialists: a hub of innovation and creativity. It is an intersection of disciplines in science, engineering,technology, visual arts, social sciences, and business. It is a launching pad for a brilliant career, and a highly unique state of mind. It is a perfect environment in which to pursue your passion. RIT is among the worlds leading career-oriented, technological institutions. RIT attracts students from every state and over 2,600 international students from more than 100 countries. Embodying our commitment to diversity, almost 3,200 students of color have elected to study at RIT. Adding a social and educational dynamic not found at any other university are more than 1,200 deaf and hard-of-hearing students supported by RITs National Technical Institute for the Deaf. The universitys nine colleges offer undergraduate and graduate programs in areas such as engineering, computing, information technology, engineering technology, business, hospitality, science, art, design, photography, biomedical sciences, game design and development, and the liberal arts including psychology, advertising and public relations, and public policy. Experiential learning has been a hallmark of an RIT education since 1912. Every academic program at RIT offers some form of experiential education opportunity which may include cooperative education, internships, study abroad, and undergraduate research. Distinctive academic offerings include microelectronic and software engineering, imaging science, film and animation, biotechnology, physician assistant, new media, international business, packaging science, telecommunications, and the programs in the School for American Crafts. In addition, students may choose from more than ninety different minors to develop personal and professional interests that complement their academic program. Students work hard, but learning is complemented with plenty of organized and spontaneous events and activities. RIT is a unique blend of rigor and fun, creativity and specialization, intellect and practice that prepares alumni for long-term career success in global society.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1829 N/A Semester $750.9 million 1 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623 (585) 475-2411
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50 100.0 New York Rochester 384 359