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#By the Numbers#

RIT's National Technical Institute for the Deaf has grown exponentially since enrolling its first class in 1968. Numbers don't tell the whole story, but they do provide a glimpse of what NTID looks like today.

Student Enrollment

1,182

Total Enrollment

Breakdown by Gender

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More than

8,800

alumni

Read about these RIT/NTID alumni making a big impact.

More alumni success stories ››

Breakdown by Geographic Region

Map of Enrollment Percentages by U.S. Region

Students bring a variety of life experiences to RIT, but all have one fundamental thing in common — these students all chose RIT because it was the right fit for them.

Watch the video to learn why RIT/NTID is the right fit for Natalie Snyder.

More student fit stories ››

Academics

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164

Faculty

Student/Faculty Ratio

8:1

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Learn more about some of the faculty at RIT/NTID.

414

Staff

· Including ·

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140

Interpreters

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53

Captionists

Staff members at RIT/NTID are
role models for the next generation.

Access Services

RIT provides one of the most accessible edu­cation communities in the world for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Here are just a few examples of the services that support student success.

Hours provided

In Classroom
(B.S. Degree Programs)
Outside Classroom
Interpreting 96,463 39,623
Captioning 22,532 1,068
Notetaking 52,945

Employment/Earnings After College

Each year, on average, more than

270

deaf and hard-of-hearing students complete cooperative work assignments with employers throughout the country.

New RIT/NTID grads are ready to succeed

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96%

of students who sought jobs after graduation found one within a year

New RIT/NTID alumni thrive in all economic sectors

Employers include:

Bausch & Lomb, General Electric, JP Morgan Chase, National Security Agency, Texas Instruments and many more.

RIT/NTID graduates are competitive in the marketplace*

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RIT/NTID deaf and hard-of-hearing grads

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Deaf and hard-of-hearing grads of other postsecondary institutions

*Deaf and hard-of-hearing RIT/NTID graduates with a bachelor's or an associate degree earn

178%

and

95%

more, respectively, at age 50 than deaf and hard-of-hearing graduates of other postsecondary institutions around the country.

According to a study conducted with the Social Security Administration.