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Rochester Institute of Technology Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$46,652 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$33,932 tuition
$11,178 on campus room & board
$1,050 books
$492 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$46,652 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$33,932 tuition
$11,178 on campus room & board
$1,050 books
$492 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$14,305 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
93% of students receive aid
33% get federal aid ($4,972 avg)
37% get state aid ($4,217 avg)
88% get institn'l aid ($14,305 avg)
73% get loans ($8,854 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.87% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.87% 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 $17,644 90%
Federal Grant Aid $4,972 33%
Pell Grants $4,077 33%
Other Federal Grants $2,313 14%
Institution Grant Aid $14,305 88%
State Grant Aid $4,217 37%
Student Loans $8,854 73%
Federal Loans $7,289 73%
Other Loans $13,450 9%

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 $1,191
Out of State $1,191


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 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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  • 5
  • Jacob from Rochester, NY
  • Jun-19-2014 I am a current student here

    It IS an expensive school, but most schools are expensive nowadays. It's not like I came out of my first year in disbelief of how perfect the education was or anything, but what makes it 5 stars is how well recognized RIT is as a great school, especially for certain specific degree programs. A degree from RIT is definitely valuable.

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  • 4
  • Kristen from Oak Ridge, NJ
  • May-30-2014 I am a current student here

    RIT will truly do just about anything to keep you on track academically and make sure you are having a rewarding experience.

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