Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Health & Medicine

Tuition & Fees

$51,240

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

67%

male

33%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,196
Declined 5,732
Total Received 21,928
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Private

14,744

undergraduate students

3,487

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Rochester Institute of Technology, founded in 1829, is a private, coeducational institution. Its 1,300-acre campus is located in Rochester, 75 miles from Buffalo and 97 miles from Syracuse, with branch campuses abroad in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 18,231
Established in 1829
Coeducational Coeducational

1,300‐acre, suburban campus in Rochester (population: 208,046), 75 miles from Buffalo and 97 miles from Syracuse; branch campuses abroad in Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to college‐owned apartment complexes and local shopping areas. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Rochester Institute of Technology
1 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY
14623

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
68%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
39%
Top 1/4
73%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
690
25th
600
75th
730
25th
620
75th
33
25th
24
75th
32
25th
27
75th
33
25th
28

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,196
Declined 5,732
Total Received 21,928

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

86%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$20,005

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $50,564
Room $8,140
Board $6,100
Additional fees $676
Books & supplies $1,098
Total $66,578
Average Financial Aid - $20,005
Total with Avg. Aid $46,573
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 585 475-2186
F: 585 475-7270
finaid@rit.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine skiing, archery, bowling, cycling, equestrian sports, in-line skating, juggling, lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine skiing, archery, bowling, cross-country, cycling, equestrian sports, field hockey, juggling, rugby, swing dance, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, flag football, golf, ice hockey, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Liberty League, New York Collegiate Athletic Conference, New York State Women's Collegiate Athletic Association, Atlantic Hockey Association (Division I, men's ice hockey), College Hockey America (Division I, women's ice hockey)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping.
Accounting.
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General.
Advertising.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture.
Art Teacher Education.
Astrophysics.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician.
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD.
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians.
Commercial and Advertising Art.
Computational Mathematics.
Computational and Applied Mathematics.
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Programming, Specific Applications.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Economics, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Electromechanical/Electromechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Engineering, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Engineering Technology/Technician.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Experimental Psychology.
Facilities Planning and Management.
Finance, General.
Financial Mathematics.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Furniture Design and Manufacturing.
Graphic Communications, General.
Graphic Design.
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Human Resources Development.
Industrial Engineering.
Industrial and Product Design.
Informatics.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
Interior Design.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Jewelry Arts.
Journalism.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Science.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Medical Illustration/Medical Illustrator.
Medical Informatics.
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Museology/Museum Studies.
Nutrition Sciences.
Organizational Leadership.
Packaging Science.
Philosophy.
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician.
Photography.
Physical Sciences, General.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design.
Psychology, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General.
School Psychology.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation.
Sociology and Anthropology.
Sociology, General.
Statistics, General.
Sustainability Studies.
Telecommunications Technology/Technician.
Tourism and Travel Services Management.
Woodworking, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Science
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Game Design/development

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

18,231

total students

46%

in-state

54%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

14,744
students

Female
33%
4,835

Male
67%
9,909

19%

3,487
students

Female
39%
1,343

Male
61%
2,144

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

12,560
students

Female
33%
4,203

Male
67%
8,357

15%

2,184
students

Female
29%
632

Male
71%
1,552

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling based on space availability

Spring: rolling based on space availability

Summer: rolling based on space availability

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 68
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
India
Malaysia
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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