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Undergraduate Admissions Details

We appreciate your interest in Saunders College of Business Undergraduate Degree Programs.

Admission to RIT undergraduate business programs is granted to qualified applicants who show high potential for success. The RIT vision is to educate business school students to achieve personal and professional success over their lifetimes. To apply, please use one of the link to the right to access information and applications.

Freshman Application Requirements Transfer Application Requirements
  • Complete and submit/sign your application
  • Complete and submit/sign your application
  • Official academic transcripts from all colleges you have attended (even if only one class)
  • Request your official standardized test scores be sent to RIT (CEEB ID #2760). SAT I or ACT
  • If you have completed less than 30 semester hours at the time of your application, Secondary School Transcripts and SAT/ ACT scores are required

Minimum GPA and Exam Scores

Saunders does not specify a minimum test scores, as the entire application - including high school performance, TOEFL or IELTS score (international applicants only), SAT or ACT score, resume, and personal statement - is evaluated for admittance into Rochester Institute of Technology.

Middle 50% of
Accepted Applicants
SAT (CR+M+W) ACT (Composite)
  1590-1850 22-28

We require students complete Algebra and Geometry and recommend Trigonometry and Pre-calculus along with a strong selection of courses emphasizing communications/writing in High School.

Advanced Placement

Advanced Placement credit is awarded if a student has taken a course at his or her high school, and attained a satisfactory grade on the advanced placement exam. In order to receive credit for the courses, official test scores must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions from the College Board Testing Center ( An exam score of 3 or higher is necessary to be considered for credit. In many cases, however, a minimum score of 4 is required to obtain credit for specific college courses (e.g., University Physics). Each department will determine the specific amount of credit to be awarded.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

RIT recognizes IB level work. Credit may be awarded for higher level examinations completed with a grade of 5 or better. Credit is awarded on a course-by-course basis and in the context of the student’s intended program at RIT. Each department will determine the specific amount of credit to be awarded. Students are requested to forward IB transcripts to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Transfer Credit

Transfer credit will be considered for relevant course work where a grade of C or better was earned at a regionally accredited college or university. Official transcripts must be submitted and will be reviewed on a course-by-course basis. RIT also reviews work performed in courses and training programs evaluated by the American Council on Education (e.g., CLEP,
DANTES, etc.). Minimum acceptable scores vary by course and major.

MCC Course Articulation with General Education Requirements


Prospectus for High School Students

Prospectus for Transfer Students

Business Viewbook

For more information please call +1.585.475.2294, send us an email, or request more information.

For quick Admissions decisions and determination for scholarship and financial aid please visit the RIT Office of Undergraduate Enrollment to apply online.