Established in 2008, RIT Dubai is a not-for-profit global campus of the esteemed Rochester Institute of Technology in New York, one of the world’s leading technological-focused universities with a storied 185 year history.
RIT Dubai offers highly valued Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in business and leadership, engineering, and computing. The curriculum provides students with relevant work experience through an innovative cooperative education program that helps students stand out in today’s highly completive job market.
RIT Dubai offers American degrees, and all of RIT’s programs are UAE accredited. Students of RIT Dubai also have the unique opportunity to choose to study abroad at the main campus in New York or at one of its other global campuses
Excellence in education is RIT Dubai’s highest priority, with a competitive and selective admission process to ensure an engaged and diverse student body. The faculty consists of outstanding professors from the United States, the Middle East, and around the world.
RIT Dubai is located in Dubai Silicon Oasis, a technology park with over 900 companies such as SAP, Henkel, Schneider Electric, Fujitsu, and Axiom.
Bachelor's degree Students must hold, or currently be completing, a bachelor's degree, or the U.S. equivalent granted by an accredited college or university. Original transcripts must be submitted to RIT for evaluation with certified English translation of transcripts required. Academic performance Students must satisfy standard RIT requirements for academic performance, approximately a 'B' average (3.0 on a 4.0) scale in undergraduate studies. Undergraduate pre-requisites Students must meet all appropriate undergraduate pre-requisites: Applicants to the Engineering masters programs should have an undergraduate bachelor's degree in the same discipline or area of engineering, or an area closely related to the area they wish to study. Applicants to the Networking and Systems Administration MS program should have a solid educational or employment record in networking, security and systems administration. Candidates for the MBA program must possess prerequisite knowledge and skills at the introductory course level in the following areas: algebra, probability and statistics, and basic computer literacy. Applicants to the MS Service Leadership and Innovation program should have a solid educational or employment record in any field upon admission evaluation. Experience Applicants must submit a resume (C.V) to demonstrate professional work experience in the desired area of study. English Language Proficiency All applicants to the master's degree programs are required to meet the English language requirement for graduate study at RIT by completing one of the following: Submit an official score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of at least 550 paper based, 213 computer based, or 79 internet based. For information on the TOEFL, visit www.ets.org Submit an official score from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam with a score of at least Band 6.5. For information on the IELTS exam, visit www.ielts.org. Students whose native language is English, or who have studied at the college or university level in the US or an English speaking country are still required to take the TOEFL or IELTS language exam due to a requirement by the Ministry of Higher Education in UAE as RIT is now accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education in UAE and is Internationally recognized. Students that do not meet RIT NY's and the UAE Ministry of Higher Education TOEFL or IELTS score requirement can enter our English Language Center prior to beginning the program Please feel free to contact an Admissions Counselor at +971-4-3712000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further questions on the TOEFL/IELTS requirements. Applicants who are not citizens or permanent residents of UAE may need to apply for a visa to study at RIT Dubai. We will contact you with more information about visa requirements and procedures once you submit your application for admission.
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