Admissions Information

The application fee is $65 for applying undergraduate school and $65 for graduate school at Rochester Institute of Technology. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$65
Admission Informationwww.rit.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.rit.edu/admissions/apply
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1-Year Certificate, 2-Years Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Doctoral (Research)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 71.00% and the yield is 21.00%. 13,542 men and 8,381 women applied to RIT and 9,479 men and 6,202 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,275 men and 1,116 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants21,92313,5428,381
Admitted15,5659,4796,202
Enrolled3,2692,2751,116
Acceptance Rate 71.00%70.00%74.00%
Yield 21.00%24.00%17.99%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 1,291 students (39% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 386 students (12%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 710 and the 25th percentile is 630. The SAT Math score is 740 (75th) and 640 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 33 (75th percentile) and 28 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing630710
SAT Math640740
ACT Composite2833
ACT Math2633
ACT English2634
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Rochester Institute of Technology are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,155, ACT: 69 - private (not-for-profit) Doctoral/Research University).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, and Formal Demonstration of Competencies to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Rochester Institute of Technology.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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RIT Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRequired
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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