Admissions

Upcoming Open Houses

  • September 27, 2014
  • October 13, 2014
  • November 8, 2014

FAQ

What if I don't know what I want to study?

RIT/NTID offers a range of programs to match your interests and abilities. If you want to collect additional information about careers and majors before deciding on a program of study, you may choose one of our career exploration/decision options.

Should I buy my computer now or wait until I arrive on campus?

You can purchase your computer now or wait until you arrive at RIT. You may want to check out the RIT Digital Den, which offers competitive pricing on both software and computers.

Where can I use a microwave?

There is a microwave located in SDC 1400 (behind The Grind coffee shop on the first floor of the Student Development Center). There is also a microwave in The Commons next to the beverage dispenser.

Student Ambassadors

Current students blog about their experiences at RIT/NTID.
Dylan | September 19
Caroline | September 17
Michael | September 14

Students and CounselorsOur 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:

  1. You can request application materials and we'll send them to you via postal mail,
  2. complete the application online via the RIT admissions portal, or
  3. 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

Launch ChatHave 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.

Admissions Portal

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Meet Your Counselor

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