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The Rochester Institute of Technology

The Rochester Institute of Technology

1 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY 14623-5603
(585) 475-2411

Founded in 1829, the Rochester Institute of Technology is a 4-year research institution. It is in the suburbs of Rochester, New York. RIT offers 49 certificates, 43 associates level degrees, 91 bachelors level degrees, 67 masters level degrees, and four degrees at the doctoral level to students. 15,792 students pursued degrees from the 127 programs at this large university in 2010. It offers subjects including engineering, homeland security, and biochemistry. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. RIT is one of 22 research universities in New York.

Admission

14,566 students applied to RIT for admission in 2010. This university admitted around 59% of applicants or 8,594 students. Around a third of the admitted students are women.

Admission

14,566 students applied to RIT for admission in 2010. This university admitted around 59% of applicants or 8,594 students. Around a third of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 59%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 59%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 59%

Student Demographics

RIT enrolled 15,792 students in 2010.

Student Demographics

RIT enrolled 15,792 students in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 10581
  • Total Enrolled Female: 5211
  • Undergraduate Male: 8959
  • Undergraduate Female: 4216
  • Graduate Male: 1675
  • Graduate Female: 942

Faculty Demographics

It has 1,583 instructors. Two-thirds of the teachers are full-time, one-third of the teachers are part-time, and around 35% of teachers are women.

Faculty Demographics

It has 1,583 instructors. Two-thirds of the teachers are full-time, one-third of the teachers are part-time, and around 35% of teachers are women.

  • Male: 1025
  • Female: 558
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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