Rochester Institute of Technology

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General Information

Admission Office

60 Lomb Memorial Drive

Rochester, NY 14623-5604

(585) 475-6631

Fax: (585) 475-7424



Contact: Daniel Shelley

Assistant Vice President and Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address

60 Lomb Memorial Drive

Rochester, NY 14623-5604

(585) 475-2411

www.rit.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 13,861

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,625

Degree-seeking undergrads: 13,056

Graduate enrollment: 2,633

Setting

Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 60%

Percent students who return sophomore year: 88%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $26,481 $28,035 $29,283 $30,717 +4.90%
Books and Supplies $900 $900 $1,050 $1,050 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $9,054 $9,381 $9,642 $10,044 +4.17%
Other $1,025 $1,025 $975 $975 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $9,054 $9,381 $9,642 $10,044 +4.17%
Other $1,025 $1,025 $975 $975 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $37,460 $39,341 $40,950 $42,786 +4.48%
In-state Off Campus $37,460 $39,341 $40,950 $42,786 +4.48%
In-state with Family $27,381 $28,935 $30,333 $31,767 +4.73%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $33,234
In-state Student Fees $219
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $33,234
Out-of-state Fees $219

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 2,390 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 2,285 88% $31,571,415 $13,817
• Federal grants 672 26% $3,061,395 $4,556
• Pell grants 672 26% $2,248,639 $3,346
• Other federal grants 522 20% $812,756 $1,557
State/local government grant or scholarships 856 33% $1,985,952 $2,320
Institutional grants or scholarships 2,200 85% $26,524,068 $12,056
Student loan aid 2,186 84% $14,057,024 $6,430
• Federal student loans 2,186 84% $10,421,042 $4,767
• Other student loans 509 20% $3,635,982 $7,143

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 2254 863 11 145 148
Area, Gender, Cultural, Ethnic, and Group Studies 2
Deaf Studies 2
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 131 1
Biochemistry 14
Bioinformatics 4 1
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 11
Biomedical Sciences 39
Biotechnology 63
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 248 207 35 59
Accounting 36 10
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 10 1
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 5
Business Administration and Management 46 133 10 32
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 1
Business/Commerce 9 1
Finance 27 16
Hospitality Administration/Management 52
Human Resources Development 23 7
International Business/Trade/Commerce 25
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 1
Management Information Systems and Services, Other 1
Management Information Systems 19
Organizational Leadership 17 1
Project Management 15
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 42
Tourism and Travel Services Management 8 1
Communication and Journalism Programs 25 6 2
Mass Communication/Media Studies 6
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 25
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 1
Technical and Scientific Communication 1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 83 17 4 1
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 38
Graphic Communications, Other 24 15
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant 4
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 20 2 1
Printing Management 1
Computing and Information Sciences 307 118 1 16 13
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 3
Computer and Information Sciences 1 1 11
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 13 6 3
Computer Graphics 2 1
Computer Science 114 40
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 66 9
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration 1
Informatics 110 44 2
Information Science/Studies 3 2
Information Technology
Information Technology Project Management 13
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 4 6
Education 32
Art Teacher Education 13
Educational/Instructional Technology 1
Secondary Education and Teaching 18
Engineering 368 215 2 1
Computer Engineering 54 28
Computer Software Engineering 68 7
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 83 66
Engineering 2
Engineering, Other 2
Industrial Engineering 34 34
Manufacturing Engineering 21
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering 129 57 1
Engineering Technology 261 69 12 28
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician 2
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician 5 1
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 42 13
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician 22
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 32 3
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology 22
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
Engineering/Industrial Management 2
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology 7 16
Industrial Safety Technology/Technician 1
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 12 11
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 71 2
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician 2 1
Packaging Science 47 23
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other 8
Telecommunications Technology/Technician 4 19 2
English Language, Composition and Literature/Letters 12
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 32 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 32 2
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 77 17 1 9
Athletic Training/Trainer 1
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 3
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 23 4
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management 11 4
Medical Illustration/Medical Illustrator 27 3 1
Medical Informatics 6
Physician Assistant 21
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 40 4
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 40
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management 4
Human Services 5 4
Public Policy Analysis 5 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 25 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 24 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 1
Mathematics and Statistics 30 19 1 3
Applied Mathematics 14 1
Computational and Applied Mathematics 1
Computational Mathematics 10 1
Mathematics and Statistics 4
Mathematics 1
Statistics 2 16 3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 192 40
International/Global Studies 17
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 175 40
Natural Resources and Conservation 6 3 2
Environmental Science 6 3 2
Physical Sciences 36 28 8
Chemistry 13 4
Materials Science 7
Physical Sciences 13 17 8
Physics 9
Polymer Chemistry 1
Precision Production Trades 1 3 6
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist 6
Furniture Design and Manufacturing 1 3
Psychology 22 16 5
Experimental Psychology 4
Psychology 22
School Psychology 12 5
Social Sciences 16
Economics 15
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government 1
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts 359 64 43 5
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 1 6
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 57
Commercial and Advertising Art 39 28
Drawing 23 3
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 8 4
Fine/Studio Arts 11 8 1
Game and Interactive Media Design 27 7
Graphic Design 50 10 8
Industrial and Product Design 34 10
Interior Design 21
Metal and Jewelry Arts 7 1
Photography 81 18 3
Visual and Performing Arts 5
Work and Family Studies 15 4
Facilities Planning and Management 4
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies 15

Above data represent first majors only.

(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Ceramics A,B
Commercial Photography B
Commercial/Advertising Art A,B
Crafts/Folk Art/Artisanry A,B
Design/Visual Communications B
Film Production/Cinematography A,B
Fine/Studio Arts A,B
Graphic Design A,B
Illustration A,B
Industrial Design A,B
Interior Design A,B
Metal/Jewelry Arts A,B
Multimedia B
Painting A,B
Photography A,B
Printmaking A,B
Sculpture A,B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Bioinformatics B
Biology A,B
Biomedical Sciences B
Biotechnology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,B,C
Accounting/Business Management B
Business – General A,B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Business Statistics B
E-Commerce C
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management A,B
Hotel/Motel Management A,B
Human Resources Management A
International Business B
Management Information Systems B,C
Marketing Management A,B
Marketing Research B
Resort Management A,B
Restaurant/Food Services Management A,B
Special Products Marketing B
Tourism/Travel Marketing B
Tourism/Travel Services B
Travel/Tourism Management A,B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism B
Photojournalism B
Public Relations B,C

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects B
Desktop Publishing B
Graphic Communications B
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A,C
Photographic/Film Technology B
Printing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics B
Computer Networking/Telecommunications B
Computer Science A,B
Computer Systems Analysis B
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B
Computer/Systems Security B
Database Management B
Game design and development B
Information Technology A,B
Networking/LAN/WAN Management B
System Administration B
Web/Multimedia Design B
Web/Multimedia Management B

Engineering

Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering B
Biomedical Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering Science A
Industrial Engineering B
Manufacturing Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B
Polymer/Plastics B
Software Engineering B
Systems Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology B
Computer Engineering B
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,B
Electromechanical Technologies B
Environmental Engineering Technology B
Manufacturing Technologies B
Mechanical Engineering Technology B
Occupational Safety B,C
Telecommunications B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Consumer Economics B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B
Human Nutrition B

Foreign Language & Literature

American Sign Language (ASL) A,B
Sign Language Interpretation A,B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Diagnostic Medical Sonography B
Medical Illustrating B
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technology A
Ophthalmic Technology A
Physician Assistance B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics A,B
Computational Mathematics B
Statistics B
Statistics/Probability B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics/Computer Science B

Personal & Culinary Services

Restaurant/Catering Management A,B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A,B
Physics A,B
Polymer Chemistry B

Precision Production Trades

Furniture DesignManufacturing A,B
Woodworking A,B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Policy Analysis B
Urban studies B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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