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Rochester Institute of Technology, founded in 1829, is a private, technological institution. It offers one of the nation's premier cooperative education programs. Two out of every three RIT students participate in cooperative education through full-time, paid work positions in business and industry, alternating with classes on campus. Programs are also offered through the Colleges of Applied Science and Technology, Business, Engineering, Imaging Arts and Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Science. Its 1,300-acre campus is located five miles from downtown Rochester.

Website: www.rit.edu/

Private
Co-ed
13,313
Undergraduate
Students
(33.2%) 4,422 Women
(66.8%) 8,891 Men
2,941
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
71% of 19,744 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.70
SAT Math
620-720 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
600-690 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27-32 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$67,304
Tuition and Fees
$51,240
Room and Board
$13,976
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Freshman Award
$38,621
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$39,835
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,020
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 22% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Rochester Population
210,532
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Rochester
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
52% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Tiger
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.9% Asian
4.6% Black/African-American
8.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
69.7% White
1.6% Unknown
International Students
6.0% from 67 countries
First-Year Students Returning
89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
24.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
95%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
13.0%
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