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International Studies at Rochester Institute of Technology

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International Studies at Rochester Institute of Technology

If you plan to study international studies, 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 16,158 students attend the school each year. Of the 2,565 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2021, 11 of them were international studies majors.

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

RIT International Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies

RIT International Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the international studies 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 international studies major at RIT is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for International Studies. 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 International Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 111

International Studies Student Demographics at RIT

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

RIT International Studies Bachelor’s Program

45% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 11 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in international studies from RIT in 2021, 55% were men and 45% were women. The typical international studies bachelor's degree program is made up of only 33% men. So male students are more repesented at RIT since its program graduates 21% more men than average.


About 55% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in international studies 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 international studies.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 6
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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

Careers That International Studies Grads May Go Into

A degree in international studies 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
Political Scientists 90 $122,440


*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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