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Rochester Institute of Technology

College of Science

Rochester, NY

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Overview

Rochester Institute of Technology / College of Science is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Advanced Certificate)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 47
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

497
Applied
205
Accepted
87
Enrolled
41%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (for some programs)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (recommended)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

318
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.57%
Black or African American 1.57%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.52%
Unknown 3.77%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (39%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Advancing STEM teaching, learning, and evaluation; applied and computational mathematics; computational relativity and gravitation; advanced sensor technologies/detectors; materials science and engineering; data and predictive analytics; digital and remote sensing; multi-wavelength astrophysics; magnetic resonance; vision research; color science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 84 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY  14623-5604
United States
Contact Dr. Sophia Maggelakis
Dean
Email: science@rit.edu
Phone: 585-475-5221
Fax: 585-475-2398