We’re here to support your future success and make a world-class education within reach.
RIT is committed to making education accessible. We want to take the guesswork out of the aid process to help make your experience as smooth as possible. Our Financial Aid office is your partner, and we can work to create a financial plan together. Our goal is to provide assistance that can help you launch the career of your dreams.
Investing in an RIT education is a decision that can pay off for your future career. We’re recognized and ranked as a Best Value School and a College That Creates Futures.
How to Apply for Aid
Get the information you need to apply for financial aid including deadlines, step-by-step instructions, forms, and more by selecting a link below. If you need help or have questions, contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.
Scholarships and Loans
Scholarships are awarded based on your academic and/or extracurricular merit. You are automatically considered for most RIT Scholarships just by applying for admission.
There are also several awards you may be eligible for, including the RIT Alumni Referral Award.
Aid Resources and Forms
Co-op Financial Benefits
Our unique Cooperative Education Program (Co-Op) not only complements your academics, but has financial benefits. This full-time, major-specific, paid work experience provides early career exposure that can help you stand out and earn more.
- $0 tuition while on co-op
- You may still qualify for financial aid while on co-op
- Co-op earnings can help you pay for personal expenses or your tuition and fees.
Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
Attend a virtual event to hear directly from Financial Aid staff regarding the aid application process, accepting your financial aid award, financial literacy as a college student, and more.
Financial Aid and Scholarships for RIT Undergraduates
There are no upcoming events at this time, but you can register to view a recording from a past event.
Register for recordings for the virtual financial aid sessions
RIT/NTID Financial Aid and Scholarships
Financial Aid webinar for students interested in ASL-English Interpretation:
- Tue, November 16 | 7 p.m. ET
Our expert team is here to provide personalized support.
Please use one of the options below to connect with our office. Contacting us through multiple channels with the same question will delay response times. We appreciate your cooperation.
Contacting our office by phone or email allows us to answer specific questions related to a student as long as we are able to affirm the student and the individual requesting information to protect privacy and confidentiality. Chat is reserved for general non-student specific information only.