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Rochester Institute of Technology, Saunders College of Business

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, strong corporate partnerships, one of the oldest and largest cooperative education programs, and an entrepreneurial rich culture. Employers take notice, as Saunders graduates are prepared day one, experiencing 94% placement rates across all programs. The undergraduate program features The Freshman Experience: Biz 1+2, an innovative entrepreneurial program where first-year students develop businesses from conception to commercialization. And all students may take courses across all nine RIT colleges, covering technology, science, computing, arts and design. RIT resources include the top-ranked Simone student innovation center, Venture Creations incubator, Saunders Consulting, The Construct Makerspace rapid prototype lab. With over 200 clubs to join, a strong enterprising culture exists outside the classroom. The curriculum is built around an enhanced technology core. By design, Saunders is built to give students the attention and guidance they need, offering small class sizes and highly accessible faculty 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. Our commitment to providing industry-ready experiences is reflected in new facilities enhancements. Our new Sklarsky Business Analytics Center features Bloomberg terminals and data analytics tools that allow students to access and analyze real-time data. Our REDCOM Active Learning Collaboratory, with significant audio-visual capabilities, supports experiential, team-based, learning within the global business environment and economy.


  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • CIS/ MIS


  • Private

  • Public


  • Full-time

  • Part-time

  • Online

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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on August 20, 2019.