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Information Technology at Rochester Institute of Technology

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Information Technology at Rochester Institute of Technology

If you plan to study information technology, take a look at what Rochester Institute of Technology has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

RIT is located in Rochester, New York and approximately 16,463 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 74 IT majors received their bachelor's degree from RIT.

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

RIT Information Technology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT
  • Master’s Degree in IT

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.

For those who are interested in distance learning, RIT does offer online courses in IT for the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

RIT Information Technology Rankings

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

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 IT major at RIT is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Information Technology. 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 Focused Information Technology Graduate Certificate Schools 12
Most Popular Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 22
Most Focused Information Technology Master’s Degree Schools 82

In 2019, 26 students received their master’s degree in IT from RIT. This makes it the #53 most popular school for IT master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do IT Graduates from RIT Make?

The median salary of IT students who receive their bachelor's degree at RIT is $83,600. This is 81% higher than $46,100, which is the national average for all IT bachelor's degree recipients.

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IT Student Demographics at RIT

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

RIT Information Technology Bachelor’s Program

7% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 74 IT majors earned their bachelor's degree from RIT. Of these graduates, 93% were men and 7% were women.

RIT Gender Breakdown of Information Technology Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 78% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in IT 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 IT.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Information Technology Majors at Rochester Institute of Technology
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 58
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

RIT Information Technology Master’s Program

23% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 26 IT students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from RIT, about 77% were men and 23% were women.

RIT Gender Breakdown of Information Technology 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 IT.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Information Technology Majors at Rochester Institute of Technology
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 9
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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

Careers That IT Grads May Go Into

A degree in IT 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 User Support Specialists 45,190 $60,160
Computer and Information Systems Managers 27,070 $190,310
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 25,940 $94,940
Managers 16,600 $124,160
Computer Network Support Specialists 12,930 $79,200

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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