#19 Best Private Colleges in New York

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, New York

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Student Population
Rochester Institute of Technology overview
Location Rochester, New York
Online rit.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Rochester Institute of Technology overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Rochester, New York, Rochester Institute of Technology is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 21,928 prospective students applied, and 16,196 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,119 enrolled in the school.  14,283 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,875 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $50,564 plus fees of $676. RIT is ranked 157 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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RIT is rated within the top 28% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Rochester Institute of Technology overview
SAT 1220/1420
ACT 28/33
GPA 3.7
Applications Accepted
Rochester Institute of Technology overview
Applications Due Jun 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $65

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Rochester Institute of Technology
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,098
Other Fees$676
Room and Board $13,976
Budget for Other Expenses$946
Total One Year Cost$67,260

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$64,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
64% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Rochester Institute of Technology students
Subject Percent of Class
Visual and Performing Arts 16%
Computer and Information Sciences 14%
Engineering 13%
Business 13%
Engineering Technology 11%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195003 IPEDS survey data for Rochester Institute of Technology.

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