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Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology

+1 585-475-2411

1 Lomb Memorial Dr Rochester, NY USA 14623

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is a private research university in the town of Henrietta in the Rochester, New York. Founded in 1829 in the United States. Programs range from Art, health Sciences to engineering, computing and business with ~20,000 enrollments as of 2020. The university aims to be at the intersection of arts and sciences with a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration. Some of the unique curriculum includes coursework on photography, film, animation and game / graphics development. Tuition is $52,030 per year.

The Imaging science department remains the only formal program in Imaging Science in the nation (as a multidisciplinary field—separate constituent fields of physics, optics, and computer science are common in higher education). Associations exist between the department and Rochester-area imagery and optics companies such as Xerox, KodakThe university sits only 6 miles from downtown Rochester with a plethora of options for dining, music and nightlife.

    • Private
    • Suburban



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    • Average high school GPA: 3.7
    • Average SAT score: 1300
    • Average ACT score: 30
    • International students: 15.7%
    • Minority students: 35.4%
    • Women: 34%

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