Profile Data from 2012
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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    580
  • Program Cost
    $72,432
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
60 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York 14623, United States
Website

The Saunders College of Business has earned a national reputation for its commitment to innovative learning programs. Saunders College of Business students are prepared to excel in the exciting and demanding environment of business today. As one of the nine colleges at RIT, our students benefit from the resources of a large university while being part of a smaller college. Our programs are at the forefront with an emphasis on managing people, innovations, and technology in a rapidly changing global environment.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    40%
  • Selectivity
    58%
  • Job Offers
    57%
  • Average Salary
    $53,960.00
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services

Social

About Rochester Institute of Technology

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.2 GPA of All Applicants 3.3 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
58% Saunders College of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

580 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
71% 564
73% 580
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 190
58% 58.0
40% 40.0
Female
34% 34
International
64% 64
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Recommendations Considered
  • Interviews Considered
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0%
0%
740 to 769
0%
0%
710 to 739
0%
0%
680 to 709
0%
0%
650 to 679
0%
0%
620 to 649
0%
0%
590 to 619
0%
0%
560 to 589
0%
0%
530 to 559
0%
0%
500 to 529
0%
0%
Under 500
0%
0%
English Language Requirements
590 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 27%
Top Industry
  • Technology 21%
  • Other 16%
  • Manufacturing 10%
The Bonadio Group 3
Top Employer
  • Corning Inc. 2
  • KPMG 2
  • Paychex 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
57% Saunders College of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
22% 22.4
64% 63.699022556390986
22% Receive Offers
22% 22.4
58% 57.85206896551723
22% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
34% 34.2
21% 21.110859375
34% Receive Offers
34% 34.2
25% 24.93132867132867
34% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
25% 25.0
5% 5.492558139534883
25% Receive Offers
25% 25.0
7% 7.091818181818181
25% Accept Offers
10% Graduates seeking full-time employment
86% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • The Bonadio Group 3
  • Corning Inc. 2
  • KPMG 2
  • Paychex 2
  • Wegmans Food Market 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
7% 6.5
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
42% 41.9
$50,035.00
42K 82K
General Management
11% 11.3
Data not provided
Human Resources
3% 3.2
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
19% 19.4
$45,200.00
24K 80K
Information Technology
16% 16.1
$57,300.00
45K 70K
Operations/Logistics
2% 1.6
Data not provided
Other
2% 1.6
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
3% 3.2
$32,000.00 Data not provided
Consumer Products
7% 6.5
$91,000.00 Data not provided
Financial Services
27% 27.4
$47,455.00
42K 75K
Government
2% 1.6
Data not provided
Manufacturing
10% 9.7
$53,483.00
42K 66K
Media/Entertainment
7% 6.5
Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
3% 3.2
$47,500.00 Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
3% 3.2
Data not provided
Real Estate
2% 1.6
Data not provided
Technology
21% 20.9
$69,167.00
58K 80K
Other
16% 16.1
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
5% 4.8
Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
Data not provided
North America
95% 95
$53,960.00
24K 140K
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
79% 79.0
$53,457.00
35K 140K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
3% 3.2
Data not provided
U.S. South
3% 3.2
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. West
10% 9.7
$66,283.00
53K 80K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Rochester Institute of Technology 18
  • Merrill Lynch 2
  • Xerox Corp 2
  • ShoreTel/M5 Networks 1
  • Midwest Inc. 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 92
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $72,432
  • Budget $49,866
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $72,432
  • Budget $49,866
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$10,000 Average Scholarship Amount 72% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
90% 90
72% 72
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
99%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
35 Saunders College of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
30% 30
Team project
25% 25
Case study
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Technology
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Finance
  • Management
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 18
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • New computer equipment in B-school labs. Moved to a cloud computing environment in the B-school labs and staff office.

Students: Who are my classmates?

36% International Students
38% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
North America
65% 65
Asia
11% 11
Africa
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.