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Drafting & Design Engineering Technology at Rochester Institute of Technology

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Drafting & Design Engineering Technology at Rochester Institute of Technology

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

RIT is located in Rochester, New York and has a total student population of 16,158.

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

RIT Drafting & Design Engineering Technology Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Design Engineering Tech

RIT Drafting & Design Engineering Technology Rankings

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Design Engineering Tech Student Demographics at RIT

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

RIT Drafting & Design Engineering Technology Associate’s Program

50% Women
100% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 50% of design engineering tech associate's degrees went to men and 50% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in design engineering tech only graduates about 27% women each year. The program at RIT may seem more female-friendly since it graduates 23% more women than average.


RIT does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in design engineering tech graduates 67% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a associate's in design engineering tech.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 0
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Design Engineering Tech Grads May Go Into

A degree in design engineering tech 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
Architectural and Civil Drafters 5,730 $59,770
Mechanical Drafters 2,780 $57,780
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 1,380 $69,500
Drafters 770 $62,560


*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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