There are countless reasons students choose IYRS. We encourage you to visit and experience for yourself what an IYRS education can offer you. 

  • A rich, hands-on learning experience 
  • Industry-aligned curriculae in each program trains students to become valuable, skilled employees upon graduation
  • Low student to faculty ratio provides individualized instruction and support
  • Highly skilled faculty with industry experience and a passion for teaching 
  • Diverse student body of women and men who are high school and college graduates, career changers of all ages, and US Veterans 
  • Valuable externship program provides each student with marketable, resume-building industry work experience
  • Industry-connected Career Development department with more than 600 hiring partners who seek to hire IYRS students for externships and full-time employment
  • 3-acre harborfront campus in the heart of Newport, RI, walking distance to the city's finest activities and attractions
  • Exciting annual opportunities for alumni engagement and participation including the Alumni Regatta, IYRS alumni ambassadorships, Alumni Night, and others.