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What communication services are provided? What speech services do you offer? What audiology services do you offer? What cochlear implant services you do offer?
RIT students don't have to leave campus for audiological, speech/language, or cochlear implant support. On-site audiologists provide services related to hearing and hearing aids, cochlear implants and assistive devices, and speech-language pathologists offer a broad range of speech and language services. RIT's comprehensive array of services and support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students is unmatched by any other university or college in the world.
What is the makeup of the student body?
With more than 1,300 deaf and hard-of-hearing students and more than 16,000 hearing undergraduate students on campus, RIT/NTID offers you diverse academic, social and personal development opportunities unmatched by any university in the world. Enrolled students represent all 50 states and more than 100 foreign countries.
What does a student's level of hearing loss have to be in order to be eligible for NTID reduced tuition and access services?
An audiogram is required. Students must demonstrate a significant hearing loss, and demonstrate the ability to benefit from the models used at RIT/NTID designated specifically to provide access to academic programs for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Our admission process is a personal one. Each application is reviewed holistically for strength of academic preparation, performance on standardized tests, counselor recommendations and your personal career interests. We seek applicants from all geographical, social, cultural, economic and ethnic backgrounds.
Deaf and hard-of-hearing students are required to submit an audiogram to qualify for admission. Students must have a significant hearing loss, and demonstrate the ability to benefit from the models used at RIT/NTID designated specifically to provide access to academic programs for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Ready to apply? Three ways to get started:
- You can request application materials and we'll send them to you via postal mail,
- complete the application online via the RIT admissions portal, or
- download the application forms, print and mail them in.
Choose the application method that's best for you!
Come and visit
Once you see RIT/NTID's campus and meet our faculty, staff and students, you'll understand why so many students feel immediately at home and why alumni have fond memories of their time here. Come see for yourself!
Chat with us
Have questions? Chat live with an RIT/NTID admissions counselor and get your answers. Whether you inquiry is about a program, admission requirements, student life or financial options, our admissions counselors can assist you with your needs.
You can also give us a call at 585-475-6700 or 585-743-1366 (VP) or toll free in the U.S. and Canada at 1-866-644-6843, weekdays 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.