Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, New York


Level 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Student Population 15,445

Classification Category
Undergraduate Instructional Program: Prof+A&S/HGC: Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program: Doc/STEM: Doctoral, STEM dominant
Enrollment Profile: HU: High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile: FT4/MS/HTI: Full-time four-year, more selective, higher transfer-in
Size and Setting: L4/HR: Large four-year, highly residential
Basic Master's L: Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)


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Notes

  • Graduate degree program classification is based on fewer than 50 degrees.
  • Undergraduate program classification: the percentage of majors is within 5 percentage points of a category border (arts & sciences direction).
  • Undergraduate program classification: the graduate coexistence measure is within 5 percentage points of the category with lower coexistence.
  • Undergraduate profile classification: the transfer-in percentage is within 5 points of the category border.
  • Apparent inconsistencies between basic and instructional program classifications are due to degree thresholds used in the basic classification (see definitions)

note: All-inclusive classifications are time-specific snapshots of institutional attributes and behavior based on data from 2008 to 2010. Institutions might be classified differently using a different timeframe.

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