Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology Online Learning

Online courses are a convenient option for busy students. You may even want to complete your entire degree online if you are an older student or working full-time. In most cases, you can plan your own schedule and work around your life. Keep reading to see what your online learning options are at Rochester Institute of Technology.

On this page you will find:

Online Bachelor’s Degrees at RIT

2 Online Bachelor's Programs
255 Online Bachelor's Degrees
RIT offers 2 online bachelor's degrees. During the most recent year for which data is available, 255 students obtained their bachelor's degree in one of these fields:

Online Bachelor’s Degree Number of Grads
Electrical Engineering 118
Liberal Arts General Studies 137

The average full-time tuition for out-of-state undergraduates at RIT is $44,049. Part time students pay $1,616 per credit hour. For more information on costs, see our RIT tuition and fees page.

Online Master’s Degrees at RIT

12 Online Master's Programs
228 Online Master's Degrees
You can get an online master's degree in 12 different fields at RIT. The following table shows which subject areas are offered online and the number of recent graduates in each one.

Online Master’s Degree Number of Grads
Business Administration & Management 6
Communication & Media Studies 8
Computer Information Systems 71
Computer Systems Networking 18
Environmental Control Technology 16
General Physical Sciences 8
Health & Medical Administrative Services 8
Human Resource Management 11
Information Technology 26
Manufacturing Engineering 18
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 16
Statistics 22

The average full-time tuition for out-of-state graduate students at RIT is $47,522. Part time graduate students pay $1,980 per credit hour.

How Many Students Participate in Online Learning at RIT?

2,023 Undergrad Degree Seekers
42 Undergrad Non-Seekers
600 Graduate Students
In the 2017-2018 academic year, 2,665 students took at least one online class at Rochester Institute of Technology. Of these students, 2,023 were seeking an undergraduate degree, 42 were undergraduates who were not enrolled in a degree program (non-seekers), and 600 were graduate students.

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All Online Students at RIT

2,665 Took At Least One Online Class
418 Took All Classes Online
37.56% Out of State Students
Of the 16,463 students at Rochester Institute of Technology, 16.19% (2,665) took at least one class online. About 2.54% (418) took all of their courses online. Those students who took classes exclusively online were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at Rochester Institute of Technology for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,665 418
2016-2017 2,531 444
2015-2016 2,612 444
2014-2015 2,530 467
2013-2014 2,168 434

Online Undergraduate Degree Seekers at RIT

2,023 Took At Least One Online Class
96 Took All Classes Online
35.42% Out of State Students
In 2017-2018, 12,886 undergraduate students attended Rochester Institute of Technology. Of these students 15.70% (2,023) took at least one class online. 0.74% (96) of undergraduate degree seekers took classes exclusively online. Those who took all of their classes online were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online undergraduate degree students at Rochester Institute of Technology for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,023 96
2016-2017 1,862 97
2015-2016 1,830 95
2014-2015 1,670 102
2013-2014 1,414 90

Online Undergraduate Non-Degree Seekers at RIT

42 Took At Least One Online Class
34 Took All Classes Online
20.59% Out of State Students
Of the 627 undergraduate non-seekers at Rochester Institute of Technology, 6.70% (42) took at least one class online. About 5.42% (34) took all of their courses online. Those non-seekers who took classes exclusively online were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at Rochester Institute of Technology for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 42 34
2016-2017 29 22
2015-2016 38 26
2014-2015 50 38
2013-2014 47 40

Online Graduate Students at RIT

600 Took At Least One Online Class
288 Took All Classes Online
40.28% Out of State Students
During the 2017-2018 academic year, 2,950 graduate students attended Rochester Institute of Technology, and 20.34% (600) were enrolled in at least one online class. 9.76% (288) of these students took classes exclusively online. Those graduate students who only took online courses were originally from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at Rochester Institute of Technology for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 600 288
2016-2017 640 325
2015-2016 744 288
2014-2015 810 327
2013-2014 707 304

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