Why IYRS?

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

  • 100% of students who applied for an IYRS scholarship or grant received one ('17, '18, '19 & '20)
  • 85% of students employed in their field at graduation ('17 & '18)
  • Low student to faculty ratio 
  • Highly skilled instructors
  • Diverse student body of women and men across all age ranges 
  • 3-acre harborfront campus featuring both contemporary and historic campus buildings
  • Valuable externship program provides each student with resume-building industry work experience
  • Industry-connected Career Development department with more than 400 hiring partners
  • Many opportunities for alumni engagement and participation
  • Hundreds of IYRS alumni success stories across diverse industries from custom yacht building to fine furniture making to wind turbine blade repair to toy design and prototyping to on-board large yacht engineering