Undergraduate International Students

Saunders College is one of nine colleges that make up Rochester Institute of Technology where over 2,500 international students come from over 100 countries around the world. Our globally diverse student body has access to many resources. Please explore the links below for the diversity of resources available to international students at RIT:

Vibrant Campus, Centrally Located

Located in New York State, RIT is geographically located in close proximity to the world's largest cities and corporations. A beautiful campus setting in Rochester, New York provides a very safe environment, and the fullest of all four seasons throughout the year. At RIT you are in close proximity to career opportunities throughout the East Coast of the United States.

  • Friendly, vibrant campus, located in Rochester, New York
  • Over 2,500 international students at RIT come from over 100 countries, with dedicated student services, and students clubs
  • Producing over 1,000 patents per year, ranking highly per capita, Rochester is home to the new federal Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation
  • Located within six hours by car of New York City, Boston, Detroit, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Montreal, and closer to Niagara Falls and Toronto
  • Top ranked programs recognized around the globe

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