Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

With a vision to be the first choice for enterprising students and creative enterprises, Saunders College of Business attracts students who possess a curiosity that drives them and who place a premium on entrepreneurial thinking and innovative solutions.

At Saunders, students come first. They get an innovative edge and access to the vast resources in business, technology, and design that can only be found at Rochester Institute of Technology. Through an expansive and powerful RIT minors program, business students share classrooms with artists, designers, engineers, and computer scientists. This gives Saunders graduates the ability to differentiate themselves successfully, within a crowded job market.

Saunders Undergraduate Programs

Saunders College is accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) the premier accreditation organization for business schools. Learn more about our undergraduate programs, featuring Bachelor of Science degrees and minors in:

* Business minors only.

Saunders Graduate Programs

Our programs feature an applied focus delivering real-world experiences in the classroom, on campus, and beyond.

Employers value this approach as evidenced by our 94% placement rate. Our graduates help employers excel, delivering immediate and enduring contributions DAY ONE, in many case even before they graduate.

Graduate Programs include:

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Full-Time MBA
  • Part-Time MBA
  • Accelerated 4+1 MBA (one-year option for undergraduate business students)
  • Fast-Track MBA (one-year option for non-business undergraduate students)
  • MBA in Accounting

Executive MBA (EMBA)

  • On Campus
  • Online
  • Custom Executive Programs

Masters of Science (MS)

  • Accounting
  • Computational Finance
  • Finance
  • Management Tracks:
  • Global and Supply Chain Management
  • Product and Service Development
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovative Ventures

Read more about our graduate programs

EMBA & Executive Programs

Over 500 business professionals have found their next career step at Saunders through the Executive MBA program. The Saunders EMBA experience is personalized, leading-edge, and continuously updated to give you the learning you need to succeed. Our EMBA graduates have gone onto advance within their current company, start new businesses, or seek out other opportunities.

Executive Programs include:

Executive MBA (EMBA)

  • On Campus
  • Online
  • Custom Executive Programs

Read more about our EMBA & Executive programs

Saunders Summer Courses

Between the months of June and August, Saunders provides you opportunities to take condensed courses within a 5 or 10 week period that will count toward your degree.

Many online classes available, read more

Many financial aid options are available to Saunders College of Business students including admissions scholarships, merit scholarships, employer scholarships, paid Student Worker positions, private loans, government loans, as well as optional paid cooperative education.

Please use the links below to find more information on Financial Aid and Scholarship options specific to your program of interest:

Interested in broadening your horizons while enriching your learning experience? Travel abroad with Saunders College of Business at RIT! In collaboration with its International Campuses and partner universities, RIT has developed specialized programs for students to travel and study during the academic year and in the summer.

Saunders students travel to study and to work, becoming more involved members of today's global society. Check out the numerous study abroad options and scholarships available to Saunders students and start planning your global experience today!

Visit Saunders Global Blog

Find out what RIT students are up to around the globe! Visit the Saunders Global Blog as students share their global experiences for you to explore and start considering your options. Recent experiences include a spring break trip to China with our dean, summer seminars to the Adriatic, a market data research trip to Haiti, in addition to study abroad semesters and work abroad assignments.

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