Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls more than 18,600 students in more than 200 career-oriented and professional programs, making it among the largest private universities in the U.S.
RIT’s nine colleges emphasize career education and experiential learning with programs that are internationally recognized and ranked for academic leadership in business, computing, engineering, imaging science, liberal arts, sustainability, and fine and applied arts. RIT also offers unparalleled support services for more than 1,200 deaf and hard-of-hearing students. The cooperative education program is one of the oldest and largest in the nation. The university’s main campus occupies 1,300 acres in suburban Rochester, N.Y. and its global partnerships include campuses in Croatia, Dubai and Kosovo.
Rochester Institute of Technology is home to leading creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers.