Abi Van Nostrand
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 3:06pm
RIT Earns 2019 Top Ranking for MIS Program

#1 in New York, #6 in the Nation

Saunders College of Business at RIT has performed exceptionally well in the 2019 ranking of Management Information Systems(MIS) degree programs. This ranking was performed by College Factual, which ranks programs offered by four-year colleges and universities.

Out of 147 schools ranked, Saunders College ranked #6, moving up four spots after holding #10 for three consecutive years. This ranking places Saunders College in the top 5% of all MIS programs in the country. Out of the 4 Schools in New York that were considered, RIT ranked #1 in the stateView our rankings on the College Factual webpage. 

Above Average Outcomes

Based upon PayScale survey data*, a student who graduates from RIT with a degree in MIS will make average early-career earnings of $63,744 and average mid-career earnings of $90,108. This is above the national average of all graduates, who make $49,608 in their early career. It is also above the average graduate’s mid-career salary of $86,457. More information on RIT salaries and averages can be found here.

*Salary data is estimated by College Factual using 2013 data provided by PayScale.


College Factual, located in Troy, New York, is a leading source of college data analytics and insights, with a strong focus on student outcomes. Its mission is to help all types of students discover their best-fit college and major so they can enjoy their college experience and graduate with less debt. College Factual provides coverage for over 2,500 colleges and universities, 350 college majors, for students in over 160 countries. 

Saunders College of Business is one of nine colleges at Rochester Institute of Technology and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). Recognized and ranked internationally, Saunders is home to over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in programs across RIT Global Campuses in Rochester, New York, Croatia, Dubai, Kosovo and China. Saunders College works in partnership with RIT’s entrepreneurial Venture Creations incubator and top ranked Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to integrate business education with RIT’s world-leading technical and creative programs. With nearly 19,000 alumni worldwide, Saunders College offers undergraduate (BS), Masters (MS), Masters of Business Administration (MBA), and Executive MBA (EMBA) programs where students gain real-world business experiences through a tradition of applied learning, internships and capstone programs.