Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY
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Rochester Institute of Technology Reviews

Based on 36 Reviews
1 Lomb Memorial Dr Rochester, NY
College Review
Career PreparationA
Students and CultureA-
FacilitiesA
Activities and GroupsA-
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Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Rochester Institute of Technology

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architecture
4
Automation Engineer Technology/technician
1
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
12
Biomedical Sciences, General
75
Biotechnology
42
Cad/cadd Drafting and/or Design Technology/technician
8
Chemical Engineering
41
Civil Engineering Technology/technician
52
Computer Engineering Technology/technician
19
Computer Engineering, General
56
16
Computer Software Engineering
70
10
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
98
73
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician
0
33
Electromechanical Technology/electromechanical Engineering Technology
22
0
Engineering
2
4
8
Environmental Engineering Technology/environmental Technology
24
27
Environmental Science
5
3
Industrial and Product Design
49
14
Industrial Engineering
41
42
Industrial Technology/technician
0
Manufacturing Engineering
18
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician
10
5
Materials Science
9
0
Mechanical Engineering
166
66
0
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology/technician
3
123
Packaging Science
43
7
Telecommunications Technology/technician
2
36
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
30
Computer and Information Sciences, General
14
9
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
47
9
2
Computer Science
101
148
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
42
27
5
Data Modeling/warehousing and Database Administration
16
Graphic Communications, Other
0
10
Illustration
29
Management Information Systems, General
36
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
144
8
Prepress/desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
29
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
36
10
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping
3
0
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
6
Advertising
18
Business Administration and Management, General
12
37
90
Business/commerce, General
7
Economics, General
7
Finance, General
38
19
Human Resources Development
17
1
Information Technology Project Management
1
International Business/trade/commerce
14
Organizational Leadership
14
0
Project Management
24
Research and Development Management
7
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
46
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
4
3
Cinematography and Film/video Production
63
22
Commercial and Advertising Art
19
37
Fine/studio Arts, General
12
5
Graphic Design
61
37
Interior Design
12
Metal and Jewelry Arts
3
7
Photography
94
5
Visual and Performing Arts, General
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astrophysics
1
Biochemistry
12
Bioinformatics
5
7
Biology/biological Sciences, General
24
Biotechnology
42
Chemistry, General
13
7
Computational and Applied Mathematics
7
Computational Mathematics
11
Informatics
66
49
Physical Sciences
11
11
11
Physics, General
16
Polymer Chemistry
0
Science Technologies/technicians, General
9
Statistics, General
9
23
4
Technical and Scientific Communication
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Deaf Studies
1
Experimental Psychology
4
International/global Studies
7
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
24
133
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
34
Museology/museum Studies
8
Philosophy
6
Political Science and Government, General
7
Psychology, General
38
Psychology, Other
1
Public Policy Analysis, General
2
4
School Psychology
17
12
Sociology
2
Sociology and Anthropology
4
Sustainability Studies
10
4
Urban Studies/affairs
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
2
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
31
3
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
25
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/management
11
Medical Illustration/medical Illustrator
36
0
Medical Informatics
2
1
Physician Assistant
27
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics, General
20
Art Teacher Education
8
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
3
3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
10
Secondary Education and Teaching
18
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
29
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration
30
Criminal Justice/safety Studies
2
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Facilities Planning and Management
12
Hospitality Administration/management, General
28
Tourism and Travel Services Management
5
15
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication, General
4
Journalism
7
Mass Communication/media Studies
1
13
Photographic and Film/video Technology/technician and Assistant
0
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Numerically Controlled (Cnc) Machinist Technology/cnc Machinist
10
Furniture Design and Manufacturing
4
1
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/technicians, Other
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
  • Variable Rates: 1.25% APR - 11.10% APR. Fixed Rates: 4.25% APR - 12.35% APR. Lowest rates shown include the auto debit discount.1
  • Whether you're studying online or on campus, borrow up to 100% of the school-certified expenses4
  • Choose from multiple repayment options, including no payments while in school1
  • No origination fee or prepayment penalty2
  • The only undergraduate student loan that offers 4 months of Chegg® study help --a $100 value6
  • Cover up to 100% of your school-certified college costs including tuition, housing, books and more.1
  • Get a one-time cash reward for good grades.2
  • Variable rates: 1.24% - 11.99% APR3 (lowest APRs shown for Discover Student Loans are available for the most creditworthy applicants for undergraduate loans, and include an interest-only repayment discount and a 0.25% interest rate reduction while enrolled in automatic payments)
  • Choose from in-school or deferred repayment options, and there is never a penalty for prepayment.
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  • Competitive fixed and variable APRs starting at 1.09%1
  • Multiple repayment options including: full principal and interest, interest-only, deferred, and flat payment
  • Flexible payment terms ranging from 5, 8, 10, and 15 years2
  • Coverage up to 100% of your school-certified cost of attendance ($1,000 minimum)3
  • No origination, application and processing fees, no fees for early repayment
  • Apply online in 3 minutes and get an instant credit decision
  • Affordable rates starting at 2.69% with Automatic Debit Discount*
  • 1% Cash Back Graduation Reward*
  • NON-COSIGNED option may be available for eligible undergraduate juniors and seniors.
  • PAY AFTER LEAVING SCHOOL – Customize your loan with flexible repayment options – start payments after graduation.
  • FORGET FEES – No application, origination or disbursement fees. No prepayment penalty if you choose to pay your loan off early.
  • COVER UP TO 100% of your tuition and eligible living expenses.
  • No interest payments!1
  • Payments based on a fixed percentage of future income.
  • Never pay more than you can afford.
  • Innovative alternative to traditional student loans.
  • Grace period after graduation before payments begin.
  • Pause payments for certain life events.
  • Variable rates starting at 1.24% APR (including 0.25% Auto Pay discount)1
  • Check your eligibility in just 2 minutes
  • 9 month grace period (3 months more than most lenders)2
  • Fast application and decision-making process
  • Flexible repayment options
  • No fees for origination, disbursement, prepayment or late payment
  • Skip a payment once per year (once repayment period restarted)3
  • Covers up to 100% of the school's certified cost of attendance
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Rochester Institute of Technology

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Environmental Engineering Technology/environmental Technology
Facilities Planning and Management
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/management
Human Resources Development
Informatics
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Manufacturing Engineering
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Organizational Leadership
Physical Sciences
Project Management
Statistics, General

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Didactic Program in Dietetics
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
Alumni & Student Reviews
A Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 9 Reviews
Alumni
Mechanical engineering, Class of 2014
Required completion of a full year experience as a paid intern at a real company. Highly-attended career fairs twice each year
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BFA Graphic Design, Class of 2000
Co-op work experience, the most up to date technology and software on site, adjunct professors with relevant businesses, internship opportunities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters in Computer Science, Class of 1993
Don't know. Haven't been back since graduation.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Information Technology, Class of 1995
Internships
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1990
Good education, practical exper for jibs and addnl svhool
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Med Tech, Class of 1985
Internship at local hospitals
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science Graphic Media, Class of 2007
Mandatory Internships
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2014
Career services dept
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Computer Engineering, Class of 2001
I didn't utilize those services but they were offered.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 9 Reviews
Alumni
Mechanical engineering, Class of 2014
Nerdy, not as smart as they think they are. Don't understand students with a job while at school
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BFA Graphic Design, Class of 2000
Techy, artsy, international
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters in Computer Science, Class of 1993
Don't know. Haven't been there in over 20 years.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Information Technology, Class of 1995
deverified
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1990
Practical, engineering, commercial
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Med Tech, Class of 1985
Family
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science Graphic Media, Class of 2007
It's a very large school, there are several different types of students
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2014
Nerdy, research
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Computer Engineering, Class of 2001
There were thousands of students from pretty much every culture imaginable.
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 9 Reviews
Alumni
Mechanical engineering, Class of 2014
Dorms are fine, but would benefit from updated climate control and mattresses. Labs are fine, dining halls are sub-par, but fine
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BFA Graphic Design, Class of 2000
state of the art
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters in Computer Science, Class of 1993
When I was there they were good.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Information Technology, Class of 1995
great dining halls , excellent dorms , accessible computer labs all over campus. state of the artsports complex
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1990
Good, alwsys improving
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Med Tech, Class of 1985
Brick City
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science Graphic Media, Class of 2007
Very nice facilities, up to date technology
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2014
Old, bad tech for a tech school
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Computer Engineering, Class of 2001
Dining options were limited freshman year (meals only available during certain times) but all the rest were fine.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 9 Reviews
Alumni
Mechanical engineering, Class of 2014
Quidditch, humans vs zombies, innovation day/fair
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BFA Graphic Design, Class of 2000
interest clubs like art, computer science, photography
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters in Computer Science, Class of 1993
They treat you like an adult.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Information Technology, Class of 1995
Hearing impaired school and culture, Intramural Sport, Choir, Cultural/Heritage Groups functions
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1990
Strong hockey team
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Med Tech, Class of 1985
Hockey
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science Graphic Media, Class of 2007
Hockey games
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2014
Engineering groups, gaming, designing cars, not much for social science majors
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Computer Engineering, Class of 2001
I did not participate in school-sponsored activities except the mandatory ones.
Rated January 2016