Innovation and entrepreneurship are driving forces in today's economy, helping to create job opportunities and strengthen communities.
This is truly an exciting time to be entering the world of business-and entering the E. Philip Saunders College of Business at RIT.
Here at Saunders, we are passionate about leveraging the diverse talents and skills of all of our students. We believe that this unique environment-where innovation and hands on experience meet-fosters critical thinking and the development of new business concepts.
For over 60 years the E. Philip Saunders College of Business at RIT has helped students rise above the competition. Some of the unique features you'll find at Saunders include:
Nationally recognized programs: The E. Philip Saunders College of Business is AACSB-accredited, which represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than 5% of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation. In addition, Saunders ranks highly in many national surveys, including U.S. News & World Report, Business Week, and the Princeton Review.
Innovation and entrepreneurship: We encourage students to anticipate market needs and uncover hidden opportunities. Students can test new business concepts in a competitive setting at the Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship. And, new businesses take root and flourish in the RIT student business incubator, recently ranked the best in the nation by BestCollegesOnline.com.
A student-centered setting: The E. Philip Saunders College of Business and RIT encourage the exchange of ideas with professors and classmates with diverse backgrounds. This stimulating environment facilitates new insights, encourages collaboration, and builds life long connections.
The co-op advantage: Through co-operative education, you'll acquire one semester of paid, professional experience in your career field before graduation. Co-op puts impressive work experience on your resume, and also provides a significant income that can be applied toward your college expenses.
Graduates in demand: An RIT business degree provides skills you need to make an impact the minute you start your career. RIT business graduates have strong employment prospects because of the career focus of their academic programs and the network of over 17,000 alumni.
The faculty, staff, and students at the college welcome you. We look forward to working, collaborating, and creating new business solutions with you soon.