Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Campus

RIT Croatia's parent institution, Rochester Institute of Technology is a university with a long tradition. Located in Rochester, New York, RIT was founded in 1829. RIT is one of the largest private universities in the U.S., based on full-time undergraduate enrollment and is internationally recognized for providing innovative, career-oriented education.


With nearly 19,000 students from more than 100 countries, RIT is among largest private universities in the United States of America with more than 135,000 alumni located around the world. Its nine colleges include the College of Applied Science and Technology, Saunders College of Business, B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, Kate Gleason College of Engineering, College of Health Sciences and Technology, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Art, National Technical Institute for the Deaf and College of Science. There are more than 230 programs offered and many of them have a national and international reputation of excellence. RIT is globally known for cooperative education and has one of the oldest and biggest co-op programs in the world. It annually places more than 4,100 students in more than 6,100 co-op assignments with nearly 2,100 employers across the United States and overseas.


Through a unique blend of curricular, experiential, and research programs delivered within a student-centric culture, Rochester Institute of Technology prepares its students for successful careers in a global society.


RIT will be a great world university whose academic portfolio, research agenda, and educational model align with the shifting needs of a complex planet.

RIT Points of Pride

Rochester Institute of Technology is emerging into one of the world's most innovative, agile, diverse and forward-thinking universities. At RIT, greatness is forged by being different. Here's what makes RIT proud:

Rankings and Recognition

RIT’s quality has been recognized by respected world known organizations and media. The university is the 3rd largest producer of undergraduate STEM degrees (science, technology, engineering, and math) among all private universities in the nation. RIT is among the first universities to create a department dedicated to computing security (2012).

Rochester Institute of Technology is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and its business programs are also accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

Information on RIT's rankings and recognitions can be found at

The RIT Campus

RIT's modern 1,300-acre campus offers a dynamic and multicultural studying environment with state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories, modern equipment for student-based research, a comprehensive library, residence halls and apartments, and recreational facilities complete with wellness programs that meet the interests and needs of a diverse student population. 

There are 250 clubs on the campus and 1,300 events held each year.

Rochester, New York

Rochester is the third largest city in New York State and is home to more than one million people. 
It is located in the central region of New York State, 350 miles from New York City and 180 miles from Toronto, Canada. The city is home to 11 colleges and universities. Known as a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, Rochester is the base of operations for hundreds of high-tech and many Fortune 500 companies.