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Rochester Institute of Technology - 2016

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Engineering Technology

Admissions/Transfers

Admission to Engineering Technology College

All students apply to RIT through the admissions office. The admissions office visits high schools and a few two year colleges, while the ET faculty visit most two year colleges in NY State. RIT maintains articulation agreements with many two year colleges for apropriate transfer of students. Transfer students have their transcripts evaluated on a course-by-course basis. Regular Entrance Requirements: Freshmen: applicants should have at least 1100 combined SAT scores, be in the upper half of their graduating class, have completed 3 years of high school mathematics and at least one advanced science course. Transfers: Depending on program, transfer applicants should have a minimum 3.0 (out of 4.0) GPA in a related engineering technology ABET accredited engineering technology program or equivalent for full junior standing. Potential transfers are encouraged to contact RIT for more specific program transfer information. Official transcripts are required

Admission to an Engineering Technology Department

All students apply to RIT through the admissions office. The admissions office visits high schools and a few two year colleges, while the ET faculty visit most two year colleges in NY State. RIT maintains articulation agreements with many two year colleges for appropriate transfer of students. Transfer students have their transcripts evaluated on a course-by-course basis. Regular Entrance Requirements: Freshmen: applicants should have at least 1550 combined SAT scores, be in the upper half of their graduating class, have completed 3 years of high school mathematics and at least one advanced science course. Transfers: Depending on program, transfer applicants should have a minimum 3.0 (out of 4.0) GPA in a related engineering technology ABET accredited engineering technology program or equivalent for full junior standing. Potential transfers are encouraged to contact RIT for more specific program transfer information. Official transcripts are required

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

International students from non-English speaking countries should have a minimum 550 TOEFL. They will also be given a Michigan Test upon arrival and be expected to take additional English studies if indicated by test results. RIT does maintain a translation service for international transcripts.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

RIT is an independent college, so no out-of-state requirements are in place. All students,including those in online degree programs, are required to have at least 30 SH in residence at RIT, including RIT courses taken by distance learning.

Residency Requirements

All students are required to have at least 30 in residence at RIT, including RIT courses taken by distance learning. In addition, at least 20 of the last 30 QH completed must be RIT courses.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Contact RIT for information about transfer into specific engineering technology programs

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students:
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: