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Computer Software & Applications at Rochester Institute of Technology

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Computer Software & Applications at Rochester Institute of Technology

Every computer software and applications school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the computer software program at Rochester Institute of Technology stacks up to those at other schools.

RIT is located in Rochester, New York and approximately 16,254 students attend the school each year. Of the 2,648 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2019, 128 of them were computer software and applications majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer Software & Applications section at the bottom of this page.

RIT Computer Software & Applications Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Software
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Software

RIT Computer Software & Applications Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the computer software progam at RIT compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The computer software major at RIT is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Computer Software & Applications. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Computer Software & Applications Master’s Degree Schools 24

In 2019, 26 students received their master’s degree in computer software from RIT. This makes it the #24 most popular school for computer software master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of RIT Computer Software Graduates

The median salary of computer software students who receive their bachelor's degree at RIT is $62,000. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 86% higher than the national average of $33,300 for all computer software bachelor's degree recipients.

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Computer Software Student Demographics at RIT

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the computer software majors at Rochester Institute of Technology.

RIT Computer Software & Applications Bachelor’s Program

16% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 128 students earned a bachelor's degree in computer software from RIT. About 16% of these graduates were women and the other 84% were men.

RIT Gender Breakdown of Computer Software & Applications Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 66% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in computer software at RIT are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor's in computer software.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Software & Applications Majors at Rochester Institute of Technology
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 14
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 84
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

RIT Computer Software & Applications Master’s Program

19% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 computer software majors earned their master's degree from RIT. Of these graduates, 81% were men and 19% were women.

RIT Gender Breakdown of Computer Software & Applications Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a master's in computer software.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Software & Applications Majors at Rochester Institute of Technology
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 5
International Students 16
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

RIT also has a doctoral program available in computer software. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Computer Software Grads May Go Into

A degree in computer software can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Rochester Institute of Technology.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Software Applications Developers 52,640 $116,830
Graphic Designers 21,350 $64,840
Computer Programmers 15,380 $91,250
Web Developers 12,030 $79,880
Database Administrators 7,100 $99,000

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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