As part of Rochester Institute of Technology, Saunders College of Business offers a uniquely powerful combination of business and technology. Students get real world experience through a rich tradition of applied teaching methods, strong corporate partnerships, one of the oldest and largest cooperative education programs, and an entrepreneurial rich culture. Employers take notice of this as Saunders graduates are prepared DAY ONE, experiencing 94% placement rates across all programs.
Businesses value entrepreneurial thinking and innovation more than ever before. The undergraduate program at Saunders features The Freshman Experience: Biz 1+2, an innovative entrepreneurial program where first year undergraduate students develop businesses from conception to commercialization, providing an introduction to the fundamentals of business which serves as a valuable reference throughout their business degree program. Plus, with RIT resources such as the No. 1 student innovation center in the nation, Venture Creations Incubator, Saunders Student Consulting, The Construct Makerspace, and over 200 clubs to join, a strong enterprising culture exists outside the classroom.
Curriculum for all students is built around an enhanced digital core. The MBA program is ranked #6 in employment among schools ranked by U.S. News & World Report (2017).
By design, Saunders is built to give students the attention and guidance they need. The largest classroom at Saunders seats only 40 students, guaranteeing small class sizes. Faculty are highly accessible and committed to the student success. All classes are taught by faculty members, while students get a dedicated team of academic, career, financial aid, and faculty advisors.