Rochester Institute of Technology: Ranking & Review

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Rochester
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United States
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World
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2119274
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

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

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

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
Engineering55563454910
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services193852696679
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services35242166443
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields9284125418
Visual and Performing Arts1932751397
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1348142
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities25111136
Health Professions and Related Programs187838134
Physical Sciences40241478
Mathematics and Statistics323062
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1048159
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs381553
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services49251
Psychology261036
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service27330
Natural Resources and Conservation19928
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2525
Social Sciences2020
Precision Production124319
Education1515
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences11314
Science Technologies & Technicians1010
Architecture and Related Services77
Public Administration and Social Service Professions156
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies55
Philosophy and Religious Studies22
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
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 population206,000
Phone5854752411
Fax+1 (585) 475 7424

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