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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    547
  • Program Cost
    $77,376
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
105 Lomb Memorial Drive
Max Lowenthal Hall
Rochester, New York 14623, United States
Website

With a vision to be the first choice for enterprising students and creative enterprises, Saunders College of Business at attracts students who possess a curiosity that drives them and who place a premium on entrepreneurial thinking and innovative solutions. With a premier co-op program at Rochester Institute of Technology Saunders has strong corporate partnerships. Saunders mission is to elevate students to make immediate and enduring contributions to organizations and the world through career-oriented experiences and our teaching and research, which integrate business, technology, and design thinking.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    36%
  • Selectivity
    53%
  • Job Offers
    56%
  • Average Salary
    $47,960.00
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services

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About Rochester Institute of Technology

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.31 GPA of All Applicants 3.31 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
53% Saunders College of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

547 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
67% 534
68% 547
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 262
53% 53.0
36% 36.0
Female
38% 38
International
71% 71
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
Importance of Application Elements
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Recommendations Moderately Important
  • Interviews Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
$0 Applicant Average Base Salary
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
2% 2
2% 2
710 to 739
2% 2
3% 3
680 to 709
3% 3
4% 4
650 to 679
6% 6
9% 9
620 to 649
6% 6
5% 5
590 to 619
16% 16
15% 15
560 to 589
16% 16
15% 15
530 to 559
10% 10
14% 14
500 to 529
11% 11
12% 12
Under 500
28% 28
18% 18
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 35%
Top Industry
  • Manufacturing 16%
  • Other 10%
  • Technology 10%
PWC 4
Top Employer
  • The Bonadio Group 4
  • Constellation Brands 3
  • Dresser Rand 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
56% Saunders College of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
38% 37.7
61% 60.97325153374234
38% Receive Offers
38% 37.7
56% 55.69710982658959
38% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
18% 18.2
22% 21.9117610062893
18% Receive Offers
18% 18.2
25% 25.424767441860464
18% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
72% Graduates seeking full-time employment
0% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • PWC 4
  • The Bonadio Group 4
  • Constellation Brands 3
  • Dresser Rand 2
  • Harris Corp 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
10% 10.2
$43,666.00
30K 56K
Finance/Accounting
43% 42.9
$48,925.00
39K 67K
General Management
14% 14.3
$47,000.00
44K 51K
Marketing/Sales
18% 18.4
$44,000.00
30K 70K
Information Technology
2% 2
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
2% 2
Data not provided
Other
10% 10.2
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
8% 8.3
$43,000.00
30K 56K
Consumer Products
10% 10.2
$43,500.00 Data not provided
Financial Services
35% 34.7
$48,750.00
39K 67K
Government
6% 6.1
$50,000.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
16% 16.3
$54,300.00
42K 67K
Petroleum/Energy
2% 2
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
2% 2
Data not provided
Technology
10% 10.2
$39,000.00
30K 48K
Other
10% 10.2
$49,000.00
32K 70K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
European Free Trade Zone
2% 2
Data not provided
North America
96% 96
$48,777.00
30K 70K
South America
2% 2.1
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
84% 83.7
$47,684.00
30K 70K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
4% 4.1
$48,800.00
42K 56K
U.S. Southwest
2% 2
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
2% 2
$43,500.00 Data not provided
U.S. West
4% 4.1
$56,000.00 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
  • RIT 3
  • Providenza & Wright CPA 2
  • Avis Budget Group 1
  • JP Morgan Chase 1
  • New York Air Brake 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 13
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 432
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 98
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$18,124
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $77,376
  • Budget $13,593
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$18,124
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $77,376
  • Budget $13,593
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$13,500 Average Scholarship Amount 70% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
90% 90
70% 70
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 43 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
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Technology
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Public Policy
  • Statistics and Operations Research
  • Technology
  • Digital Marketing, Environmentally Sustainable Management, Product Commercialization, Print Media, Marketing Research
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
  • Technology 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) 16
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Computer Lab Upgrades including: Computer/Monitor, furniture and facilities. Audio/visual upgrades and furniture replacement.

Students: Who are my classmates?

42% International Students
40% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
80% 80
Multiethnic
7% 7
African American
7% 7
Student Citizenship
North America
62% 62
Asia
24% 24
Middle East and North Africa
6% 6
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

5,416 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 Active alumni clubs
9% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.