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Mechanical Engineering Technology at Rochester Institute of Technology

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Mechanical Engineering Technology at Rochester Institute of Technology

What traits are you looking for in a ME tech school? To help you decide if Rochester Institute of Technology is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's ME tech program.

RIT is located in Rochester, New York and approximately 16,158 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 107 students received a bachelor's degree in ME tech from RIT.

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

RIT Mechanical Engineering Technology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ME Tech

RIT Mechanical Engineering Technology Rankings

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

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The ME tech major at RIT is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Mechanical Engineering 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 Popular Mechanical Engineering Associate Degree Schools 170

How Much Do ME Tech Graduates from RIT Make?

The median salary of ME tech students who receive their bachelor's degree at RIT is $65,455. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 11% higher than the national average of $58,773 for all ME tech bachelor's degree recipients.


ME Tech Student Demographics at RIT

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

RIT Mechanical Engineering Technology Bachelor’s Program

13% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 107 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in ME tech from RIT in 2021, 87% were men and 13% were women. The typical ME tech bachelor's degree program is made up of only 11% women. So female students are more repesented at RIT since its program graduates 2% more women than average.


About 64% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in ME tech at RIT are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 5% more racial-ethnic minorities in its ME tech bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 69
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

RIT also has a doctoral program available in ME tech. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That ME Tech Grads May Go Into

A degree in ME 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
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 34,370 $44,350
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 1,310 $60,000
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 160 $75,070


*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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