Rochester Institute of Technology (Saunders)

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105 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623

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#90 in Part-time MBA

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The Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, e-commerce, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, health care administration, human resources management, international business, leadership, manufacturing and technology management, marketing, management information systems, production/operations management, public policy, quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research, and technology. Its tuition is full-time: $37,236 per year; part-time: $1,552 per credit; and executive: $62,500 total program.

Graduate students at the E. Phillip Saunders College of Business in Rochester, N.Y., can gain real-world experience—complete with a real-world paycheck—while completing their M.B.A.’s through the school’s Co-op program. The optional program places students in paid internships, allowing them to implement classroom knowledge while gaining on-the-job experience.

The Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology offers a traditional M.B.A. program that students can tackle on a full-time or part-time basis. Most courses are also offered online, giving M.B.A. students more flexibility as they complete their degrees. Saunders also offers a separate part-time track, with courses offered on weekday evenings, and an accelerated M.B.A., which allows students to waive core classes based on experience and complete their M.B.A. in one year. An executive M.B.A. program rounds out Saunders’s offerings, and allows working professionals to complete an E.M.B.A. in 15 months by attending classes on alternating weekends or online.

Students across all of Saunders’s M.B.A. programs choose a concentration area to study in depth. These areas range from accounting or digital marketing to global information technology or quality and applied statistics. For an immersive global experience, M.B.A. candidates at Saunders can complete their degrees at the school’s campus in Dubai.

No matter which track students take to complete their master’s, graduate from the E. Phillip Saunders College of Business join an alumni network that includes Tom Curley, CEO of The Associated Press; Frederick T. Tucker, former executive vice president of Motorola Inc.; and Michael Morley, former executive vice president of Eastman Kodak Company.


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) N/A
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accounting manufacturing and technology management
e-commerce marketing
entrepreneurship management information systems
finance production/operations management
general management public policy
health care administration quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
human resources management technology
international business other

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 157
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $37,236 per year
part-time: $1,552 per credit
executive: $62,500 total program

Required fees (full-time) $250 per year
Required fees (part-time) N/A
Required fees (executive degree program) $0 per program


Average base salary $47,093
Full-time graduates employed at graduation N/A

* Business School Overview details based on 2013 data

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