13,515
Students
Financial aid thermometer
28,000
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
56
56%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
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Setting
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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
Director of Admission
Email: admissions@rit.edu
Phone: 585-475-6631
Fax: 585-475-7424

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Hospitality And Recreation Marketing Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Resort Management Checkmark
Restaurant/food Services Management Checkmark
Special Products Marketing Checkmark
Tourism And Travel Services Marketing Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Related Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects Checkmark
Desktop Publishing And Digital Imaging Design Checkmark
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Photographic And Film/video Technology Checkmark
Printing Management Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Systems Security Checkmark
Computer Graphics Checkmark
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Computer Systems Analysis Checkmark
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
Data Modeling/warehousing And Database Administration Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Network And System Administration Checkmark
System, Networking, And LAN/WAN Management 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 Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Systems Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Computer Engineering Technology Checkmark
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Manufacturing Engineering Technology Checkmark
Occupational Safety And Health Technology Checkmark
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Food Service Systems Administration Checkmark
Human Nutrition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
American Sign Language (ASL) Checkmark
Sign Language Interpretation And Translation Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography And Ultrasound Technology Checkmark
Medical Illustration Checkmark
Physician Assistant Checkmark
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources Management And Policy Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Precision Production Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology And Anthropology 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, Folk Art And Artisanry Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
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Illustration Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
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Metal And Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20,451
Applied
11,599
Accepted
13,515
Enrolled
57%
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Female Admissions

6,176
Females Applied
3,820
Females Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

14,275
Males Applied
7,779
Males Accepted
54%
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 School of Art, Design and Crafts; interview for BS/MS physician assistant program

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th February 15th
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 590 680
SAT Math 600 700
ACT Composite 26 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

43,546
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Fees

584
Full-time student fees
13,046
Room & board
7,598
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

28,000
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,468
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
11,604
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,500
Avg. Loan Aid
10,200
Avg. Grant Aid
22,200
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
87%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
81%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

13,515
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
46%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.07%
Black or African American 4.62%
White or Caucasian 63.67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 8.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.01%
Two or more races 3.55%
Other 6.11%

Gender

Male (67.71%)
Female (32.29%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 52%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Brick City Festival (fall/parents' weekend), Freezefest (Winter Weekend) and Creativity and Innovation Festival/Spring Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,459
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,023
Part-time - 436
Male - 910
Female - 549