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Rochester Institute of Technology Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$52,118 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$38,024 tuition
$12,500 on campus room & board
$1,050 books and supplies
$544 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$52,118 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$38,024 tuition
$12,500 on campus room & board
$1,050 books and supplies
$544 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$14,504 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
95% of students receive aid
31% get federal aid ($5,624 avg)
35% get state aid ($4,398 avg)
89% get institn'l aid ($14,504 avg)
71% get loans ($9,278 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.86% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.86% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $18,073 90%
Federal Grant Aid $5,624 31%
Pell Grants $4,132 31%
Other Federal Grants $2,123 22%
Institution Grant Aid $14,504 89%
State Grant Aid $4,398 35%
Student Loans $9,278 71%
Federal Loans $7,217 71%
Other Loans $15,273 10%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Rochester Institute of Technology offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY 14623-5603
(585) 475-2411
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,408
Out of State $1,408


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Elvis from Rochester, NY
  • Dec-15-2015 I am a past student here

    RIT is an expensive school. Many students rely on aid and many more go into huge debts. It is def worth the high tuition, as unlike most other college grads, RIT students can pay off their loans. Graduates are well rewarded, as job placement and demand for RIT grads is relatively high. As an engineering school, many students graduate with 6 figures.

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  • 5
  • Ashley from West Henrietta, NY
  • Dec-03-2015 I am a current student here

    Considering the ranking of the school, and the amount of money that can be earned on your required co-op, the tuition is 100% worth it.

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  • 5
  • Kayleen from Westfield, MA
  • Mar-25-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    if you're looking for a school with a solid co-op program that will garauntee you job opportunities before you graduate, and some of the best after-graduation employment stats in the country, RIT is the place to be.

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  • 5
  • Caitlin from Watkins Glen, NY
  • Jan-10-2015 I am a current student here

    With very high job placement rates, career fairs, co-ops, and connections with alumni and companies, I'm looking forward to a promising career opportunity in the future!

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