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Sustainability Science at Rochester Institute of Technology

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Sustainability Science at Rochester Institute of Technology

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

RIT is located in Rochester, New York and approximately 16,158 students attend the school each year.

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

RIT Sustainability Science Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Sustainability Science
  • Doctorate Degree in Sustainability Science

RIT Sustainability Science Rankings

There were 1 student who received their doctoral degrees in sustainability science, making the school the #6 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Sustainability Science Student Demographics at RIT

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

RIT Sustainability Science Master’s Program

50% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 6 students who graduated with a master’s in sustainability science from RIT in 2021, 50% were men and 50% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 38% men graduate in sustainability science each year. RIT does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 12% more men than average.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Sustainability Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in sustainability science 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
Professors 6,440 $112,000


*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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