Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, New York

Overview

Address1 Lomb Memorial Dr
School Websitewww.rit.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Rochester Institute of Technology is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Rochester, New York that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 19,335 students applied to Rochester Institute of Technology. Of those students, 12,765 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Rochester Institute of Technology was $41,761, in addition to fees of $584. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Rochester Institute of Technology.

Rochester Institute of Technology has a 70% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Rochester Institute of Technology acceptance rate is 66%. To put this into perspective, 12,765 of the 19,335 students who applied to Rochester Institute of Technology in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Rochester Institute of Technology is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Rochester Institute of Technology had an SAT score between the range of 1,200 and 1,400. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Rochester Institute of Technology was between 27 and 32 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Rochester Institute of Technology as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Rochester Institute of Technology, the tuition for in-state residents is $41,761. Combined with fees of $584, room and board costs of $13,046, other expenses of $928 and the $1,082 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $57,401.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $42,345 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Rochester Institute of Technology to $57,401 for out-of-state students.

Students at Rochester Institute of Technology are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Rochester Institute of Technology was $5,304 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 31%.

Rochester Institute of Technology Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Rochester Institute of Technology.

Rochester Institute of Technology has a good gender split, with 32% of undergraduates being female and 68% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 47% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 47% of students come from in-state and 6% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Rochester Institute of Technology is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Rochester Institute of Technology to thrive in your studies.

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