Rochester Institute of Technology: Ranking & Review

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Rochester Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 119 274
Top 2%

Rochester Institute of Technology Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate57%54%62%
Applicants20,45114,2756,176
Admissions11,5997,7793,820
Enrolled undergraduates2,7581,891867
Enrolled total (including graduate students)16,58411,0125,572

2,531 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

444 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,719
Percent of students submitting SAT scores62%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
635
Math
650

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,053
Percent of students submitting ACT scores38%
ACT Composite
29
ACT English
27
ACT Math
28

Rochester Institute of Technology Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $54,714 $54,714
Off-campus $54,714 $54,714
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,134 and other expenses per full academic year.

Rochester Institute of Technology provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 7,243 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $39,506 $39,506
Fees for full-time undergraduates $562 $562
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,463 $1,463
Tuition for Full-time graduates $43,560 $43,560
Fees for full-time graduates $280 $280
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,815 $1,815

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Engineering 5 556 345 4 910
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 19 385 269 6 679
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 35 242 166 443
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 9 284 125 418
Visual and Performing Arts 19 327 51 397
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 134 8 142
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 25 111 136
Health Professions and Related Programs 18 78 38 134
Physical Sciences 40 24 14 78
Mathematics and Statistics 32 30 62
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 10 48 1 59
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 38 15 53
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 49 2 51
Psychology 26 10 36
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 27 3 30
Natural Resources and Conservation 19 9 28
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 25 25
Social Sciences 20 20
Precision Production 12 4 3 19
Education 15 15
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 11 3 14
Science Technologies & Technicians 10 10
Architecture and Related Services 7 7
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1 5 6
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 5 5
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1 1
Grand Total1572,4221,176253,780

A total of 2,579 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Rochester Institute of Technology.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,201 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate67%63%77%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesRIT
R.I.T.
Founded1829
MottoA Category-of-One University
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsorange, burnt umber
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff3,664
Instructional FTE1,171
Research FTE29
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.rit.edu
Address1 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, New York, 14623-5603
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone5854752411
Fax+1 (585) 475 7424

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