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Rochester Institute of Technology

United States of America

679th US-News World Ranking

Rochester Institute of Technology History

Rochester Institute of Technology was established in the year of 1829 and was founded by Colonel Nathaniel Rochester and associates, it is a private doctoral university located within the town of Henrietta in the Rochester, New York.  In 1944, the school changed its name to Rochester Institute of Technology, re-established its founding charter of 1829 and became a full-fledged research university.

Rochester Institute of Technology Programs, Courses, and Schools

Rochester Institute of Technology is composed of nine academic colleges, including the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. The Institute is one of a few engineering institutes in the State of New York, including SUNY Polytechnic Institute New York Institute of Technology, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. It is most widely known for its fine engineering, computing, arts, and imaging science programs, several fine arts. The university offers more than 200 academic programs, including seven doctoral programs across its nine constituent colleges.

Rochester Institute of Technology Campuses

Rochester Institute of Technology has nine colleges listed below RIT College of Engineering Technology, B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, Saunders College of Business, Kate Gleason College of Engineering, College of Art and Design, RIT College of Health Sciences and Technology, RIT College of Liberal Arts, RIT College of Science, National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Its Dining Services manages a large number of restaurants and food shops, along with the sole dining hall on campus. There are located throughout RIT, including near the Residence Halls, in the Student Alumni Union, Global Village, and in certain academic buildings. The property is largely covered with woodland and fresh-water swamp making it a very diverse wetland which is home to a number of somewhat rare plant species. 

Rochester Institute of Technology Notable Alumni

N. Katherine Hayle (Literary critic), John Resig (American software engineer), William Snyder (American photojournalist), Daniel Carp (Former chairman and chief executive officer of the Eastman Kodak Company.)

Rochester Institute of Technology Programs

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Rochester Institute of Technology Application Requirements

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Rochester Institute of Technology Cost of studies


Bachelors: $ 43,546

Masters: $ 45,520

Fees vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Rochester Institute of Technology Deadlines

Bachelors: Fall- January 15

Masters: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Rochester Institute of Technology Rankings


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801 -1000
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