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Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY

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Overview

Rochester Institute of Technology is a University institution located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 60 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY  14623-5604
United States
Contact Ms. Marian Nicoletti
Assistant VP and Dean of Admission
Email: admissions@rit.edu
Phone: 585-475-6631
Fax: 585-475-7424

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Bioinformatics Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Accounting Technology/technician And Bookkeeping Checkmark
Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science, General Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Hospitality And Recreation Marketing Operations Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration/management Checkmark
Human Resources Development Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Research And Development Management Checkmark
Resort Management Checkmark
Restaurant/food Services Management Checkmark
Sales, Distribution, And Marketing Operations, General Checkmark
Special Products Marketing Operations Checkmark
Tourism And Travel Services Management Checkmark
Tourism And Travel Services Marketing Operations Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Advertising Checkmark
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Photojournalism Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication, Other Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Publishing Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, And Special Effects Checkmark
Graphic Communications, General Checkmark
Photographic And Film/video Technology/technician Checkmark
Prepress/desktop Publishing And Digital Imaging Design Checkmark
Printing Management Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Graphics Checkmark
Computer Programming, Specific Applications Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Systems Analysis/analyst Checkmark
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
Data Modeling/warehousing And Database Administration Checkmark
Informatics Checkmark Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Modeling, Virtual Environments And Simulation Checkmark
Network And System Administration/administrator Checkmark
System, Networking, And Lan/wan Management/manager Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Web/multimedia Management And Webmaster Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical, And Astronautical/space Engineering, General Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Science Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Engineering, Other Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Systems Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Cad/cadd Drafting And/or Design Technology/technician Checkmark
Civil Drafting And Civil Engineering Cad/cadd Checkmark
Civil Engineering Technologies/technicians Checkmark
Computer Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electrical/electronic Engineering Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark Checkmark
Electromechanical/electromechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Engineering-related Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Mechanical/mechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark Checkmark
Occupational Safety And Health Technology/technician Checkmark
Packaging Science Checkmark
Telecommunications Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Foodservice Systems Administration/management Checkmark
Human Nutrition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
American Sign Language (asl) Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Sign Language Interpretation And Translation Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer And Ultrasound Technician Checkmark
Medical Illustration/medical Illustrator Checkmark
Medical Informatics Checkmark
Physician Assistant Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Computational Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Museology/museum Studies Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental/natural Resources Management And Policy, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences, General Checkmark Checkmark
Physical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Precision Production Associate Bachelors
Computer Numerically Controlled (cnc) Machinist Technology/cnc Machinist Checkmark
Furniture Design And Manufacturing Checkmark
Woodworking, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Science Technologies/technicians, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology And Anthropology Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Commercial Photography Checkmark
Crafts/craft Design, Folk Art And Artisanry Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Intermedia/multimedia Checkmark
Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23,763
Applied
15,909
Accepted
13,940
Enrolled
67%
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Female Admissions

9,331
Females Applied
6,345
Females Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

14,432
Males Applied
9,564
Males Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
3.7
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3.4
Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements: Portfolio of original artwork for Schools of Art, Design and Film and Animation; interview for BS/MS physician assistant program

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Early decision plan November 1st December 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 666 630 710
SAT Math 686 640 740
ACT Composite 31 29 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

58,324
Private
Fees icon

Fees

950
Full-time student fees
16,142
Room & board
9,366
Room only

Financial Aid

51,066
Avg. Financial Aid Package
55,069
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,404
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,471
Avg. Loan Aid
15,856
Avg. Grant Aid
34,827
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
85.8%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

13,940
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.15%
Black or African American 5.18%
White or Caucasian 61.99%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 11.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 5.03%
Other 2.38%

Gender

Male (66.19%)
Female (33.81%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
International housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 49%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Brick City Festival (fall/parents' weekend), Freezefest (Winter Weekend) and Creativity and Innovation Festival/Spring Weekend

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark
Local fraternities Checkmark
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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Fencing No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) No No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo No No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Division 1 No
Baseball No Division 1 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Bowling Checkmark Division 1 No
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Crew No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports No Division 1 No
Fencing No Division 1 No
Field Hockey No Division 1 No
Football No Division 1 No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Indoor Track No Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 No
Racquetball Checkmark Division 1 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark Division 1 No
Rowing No Division 1 No
Skiing (downhill) No Division 1 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Division 1 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 No
Water Polo No Division 1 No
Wrestling No Division 1 No

Faculty

3,513
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 3,018
Part-time - 495
Male - 2,003
Female - 1,514
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