Rochester Institute of Technology says
FOUNDED IN 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning.
THE CAMPUS occupies 1,300 acres in suburban Rochester, the third-largest city in New York state. RIT also has international campuses in Eastern Europe and Dubai.
THE RIT STUDENT BODY consists of approximately 14,225 undergraduate and 2,980 graduate students. Enrolled students represent all 50 states and more than 100 countries.
RIT is an internationally recognized leader in preparing deaf and hard-of-hearing students for successful careers in professional and technical fields. The university provides unparalleled access and support services for the more than 1,300 deaf and hard-of-hearing students who live, study, and work with hearing students on the RIT campus.
RIT'S ACADEMIC CALENDAR currently operates within a quarter system with the typical academic year consisting of fall, winter, and spring quarter. Effective September 2013, RIT will convert its academic calendar to a semester system with the typical academic year including fall and spring semesters.
RIT will ensure that no student suffers any loss of progress toward a degree due to the transition; that no student's graduation will be delayed as a result of the change from quarters to semesters; and that no student will see any increase in tuition or fees related to the transition. As part of the transition process, every student on campus will be comprehensively advised.
RIT ALUMNI number more than 106,000 worldwide.