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Computer Systems Networking at Rochester Institute of Technology

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Computer Systems Networking at Rochester Institute of Technology

If you are interested in studying computer systems networking, you may want to check out the program at Rochester Institute of Technology. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

RIT is located in Rochester, New York and has a total student population of 16,254. Of the 2,648 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2019, 31 of them were computer systems networking majors.

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

RIT Computer Systems Networking Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Networking
  • Master’s Degree in Networking

Online Classes Are Available at RIT

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? RIT offers distance education options for networking at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

RIT Computer Systems Networking Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks networking programs across the country. The following shows how RIT performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The networking major at RIT is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Computer Systems Networking. 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 Systems Networking Graduate Certificate Schools 10
Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Master’s Degree Schools 12
Most Focused Computer Systems Networking Master’s Degree Schools 17
Best Value Computer Systems Networking Bachelor’s Degree Schools 39

In 2019, 18 students received their master’s degree in networking from RIT. This makes it the #12 most popular school for networking master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of RIT Networking Graduates

The median salary of networking students who receive their bachelor's degree at RIT is $71,800. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 53% higher than the national average of $46,800 for all networking bachelor's degree recipients.

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Networking Student Demographics at RIT

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

RIT Computer Systems Networking Bachelor’s Program

3% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The networking program at RIT awarded 31 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 97% of these degrees went to men with the other 3% going to women.

RIT Gender Breakdown of Computer Systems Networking Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 81% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in networking 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 networking.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Systems Networking Majors at Rochester Institute of Technology
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 25
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

RIT Computer Systems Networking Master’s Program

28% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 72% of networking master's degrees went to men and 28% went to women.

RIT Gender Breakdown of Computer Systems Networking 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 networking.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Systems Networking Majors at Rochester Institute of Technology
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 2
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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

Careers That Networking Grads May Go Into

A degree in networking 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
Computer Systems Analysts 44,030 $106,320
Computer Network Support Specialists 12,930 $79,200
Computer Network Architects 8,660 $113,300
Information Security Analysts 6,930 $122,000

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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