University of rochester  rochester  new york   united states
 
US News Ranking 45
Qsranking Not Ranked
Timesranking 251-300

Brief background:

Rochester Institute of Technology is a technical university that was established in 1829. A private research University, it is a world leader in Experiential education. The National Technical Institute for the Deaf, an integral part of RIT, is a global name when it comes to institutes providing technical education to the deaf.

The University offers graduate and undergraduate programs in art and design, environmental studies, criminal justice, business, science and mathematics, engineering, photography, hospitality and service management, game design and development, information technology and bioinformatics. Its engineering school is called The Kate Gleason College of Engineering and is quite popular amongst Indian students.

Infrastructure:

The RIT campus is located near Genesee River, a few miles away from the city of Rochester. The University campus is spread across 1300 acres and has more than 250 buildings. Students studying at RIT fondly refer to it as the “brick city”, owing to the fact that most buildings have a typical “brick-building” exterior. Students studying here have access to ‘Wallace’ – a huge library which has books of all subjects.

Residing Options:

RIT offers its students on-campus accommodation, at $6,500 per year, and has a total of 13 dorms in its huge campus. Most graduate students, however, choose to stay off-campus as it offers them greater privacy and freedom. Popular off-campus accommodation areas for students are Erie station, Rustic village, and Park Point. Students opting for off-campus accommodation end up paying between $700 and $1,200 every month.

Faculty and pedagogy:

RIT professors are not only extremely knowledgeable but also very friendly. As such, they are easily approachable and thus students are quite satisfied with the faculty of RIT.

Financial aid:

As mentioned earlier, RIT is a private University. However, this does not mean that it does not provide scholarships and financial aid. On the contrary, students are provided with many scholarships and grants when they take admission. Meritorious students get approximately $8,000 per semester as financial aid at RIT. They can also take up Teaching Assistantships and Research Fellowships to support themselves financially.

Jobs and placements:

Most RIT students get placed decently. Some of the major recruiters visiting the RIT campus include Microsoft and IBM.

Alumni:

Some notable alumni from RIT include names like former Chairman of the Eastman Kodak Company Daniel Carp, founder and CEO of Datto Austin McChord, and Bob Duffy, former New York Lieutenant Governor.

Verdict:

RIT is a decent institute and good for students with a decent profile. Though the fee is on the higher side, meritorious students can always apply for scholarships. Though it is a popular choice amongst Indian students, getting admission here is not very easy.

Acceptance Rate for Indians 38%
STEM Masters Awarded to International Students 121
STEM Doctorates Awarded to International Students 26
TA Appointments 151
RA appointments 238
Research funding $96,825,584
Source : GyanDhan's analysis & partner data as of year 2018
Annual fees for Indians $23,000
Annual off-campus living $6,000
Source : GyanDhan's analysis & university's website as of year 2018

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