Rochester Institute of Technology

country rank  89
world rank  183

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University Overview

Established in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Rochester (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 190 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym RIT
Founded 1829
Motto A Category-of-One University
Colours Orange and burnt umber

University Location

Address 1 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester (population range: 50,000-249,999)
14623-5603 New York
United States
T +1 (585) 475 2411
F +1 (585) 475 7424

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 60 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester
+1 (585) 475 6631

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rochester Institute of Technology's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • American Chemical Society ACS
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs CAAHEP

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019