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Make RIT financially within reach
We realize that you are taking an important step in your life; one that is exciting, yet challenging. Since you have many other things to consider as you prepare for college, we want to help make your financial aid experience as smooth as possible. Currently, more than 13,000 RIT undergraduate and graduate students receive over $291 million dollars in financial assistance from federal, state, and institutional resources, in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and part-time employment.
RIT attracts students from more than 100 countries
RIT hosts more than 2,600 international students on the main Rochester, New York campus. The variety of backgrounds and perspectives represented in the RIT community enriches the living and learning experience for all. As students interact on team-based projects, in campus housing and in day-to-day activities, they become enriched and better prepared for the opportunities and challenges of global interdependence.
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Information for School Counselors
Thank you for your interest in RIT. We realize that understanding all that colleges and universities have to offer can be overwhelming. The following events are designed to help you assist your students to make college choices that are right for them.
We invite you to join us for a Virtual RIT Counselor Information Session. During our presentation, we will discuss RIT’s experiential-based curriculum, cooperative education, personalized attention for students, state-of-the-art facilities, student support services, co-curricular and extracurricular activities, potential match between students and RIT, and application processes for admissions and financial aid.
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Join our innovative students from 50 states and 100+ countries who blend technology, the arts, and design to move the world forward.
Stepping UpAshley KosakMechanical Engineering
It might be just a stool, but it represents more than reaching equipment in the Machine Shop. It’s a symbol of the heightened awareness and inclusivity of women in engineering at RIT. After graduation, Kosak wants to influence change by helping women pursue careers in engineering.
Streaming WorldwideNate BellaviaFilm and Animation
RIT’s student-run radio station broadcasts to the Rochester community and streams worldwide. Bellavia, WITR’s music director, appreciates that RIT has a place where people who love music can bond over their passion and share that connection over the airwaves.
Connecting Kids to ScienceDevon M ChristmanPhysics
Over the summer, Christman taught a workshop called “Experiments in Science” to a group of children from RIT’s Kids on Campus program. By helping to change their perspectives on who and what a scientist is, Christman is shaping the minds of tomorrow’s scientists.
Eye on the PrizeLily LautenschlagerBiomedical Photographic Communications
Lautenschlager's passion for helping others drew her to a co-op opportunity in the medical science field. Through hands-on experience studying the eye, Lily has secured a part-time job while she continues her education at RIT.
Merging Past and PresentDevin Klibanow3D Digital Design
RIT's Cary Graphics Art Collection allows students to view printing styles and graphic art from thousands of years ago. In order to preserve these artifacts, Klibanow is working with other students and faculty to create a virtual viewing experience.
Beyond HumanJessica WegmanPsychology Major
Seeing the world through the eyes of a different species is just one way we connect with the world around us. Through faculty-led research, Wegman is working to improve the quality of life for North American River Otters by studying their visual perception.
Advancing NeurotechnologyHarrison CanningInnovation Science in Neurotechnology
The School of Individualized Studies enabled Canning to create a degree that combines studies in computer science, business, and neuroscience so he can build a business that can mass produce brain-computer interfaces to help people with disabilities.
Making a Positive ImpactKatherine DuffySociology and International Relations
She’s a professional ballet dancer and a humanitarian who spends her free time volunteering at a children’s home in Haiti. Duffy created a degree program in the School of Individualized Study so she can one day establish a non-profit of her own.
Creating a Balanced, Equal WorldRemy DeCausemakerCommunications and Media TechnologyPublic Policy
Open source software is integral to building a movement toward equality. For DeCausemaker, that meant creating a degree program in the School of Individualized Studies that targeted the specific areas of expertise he needed to craft the career path he wanted.
Online Face-OffEvan HirshComputer Science
Trading gloves and helmets for a monitor and a mouse has ushered in a new era in sports: competitive, organized gaming. By mirroring professional eSports, the RIT eSports team pursues competitive gaming at the highest possible level, rivaling the excitement of traditional sports teams.