Why IYRS?

There are many reasons students choose an IYRS education. We encourage you to come for a campus visit to see for yourself what an IYRS education can offer you. 

  • 4 accredited, experiential learning programs 
  • 67% of students received scholarships ('17 & '18)
  • 85% of students employed in their field at graduation ('17 & '18)
  • Average student to faculty ratio of 6:1 
  • Skilled and engaging instructors
  • Diverse student body of women and men ages 18-78 who come from across the United States and around the world
  • 3- acre harborfront campus featuring both state-of-the-art and historic campus buildings
  • Unique externship program provides each student with valuable industry work experience
  • Industry-connected Career Development department
  • Many opportunities for alumni engagement and participation
  • Hundreds of IYRS alumni success stories across industries as diverse as custom yacht building to fine furniture making to wind turbine blade repair to toy design and prototyping and beyond