woman measuring a wood work project

At IYRS, we are makers.

man smoothing a wooden table

We create.

woman analyzing a a graph on a TV

We design.

An engineer working on an electric board

We engineer.

IYRS Campus buildings at sunset

We Build Beyond Ordinary.

IYRS Campus view from the air

School of Technology & Trades

Accredited, hands-on education
in the heart of Newport, RI


IYRS School of Technology & Trades has its roots in craftsmanship.
Our students are aspiring makers, builders, designers, and technicians who work with their hands and their minds
to create successful careers and richer lives.

At IYRS, we Build Beyond Ordinary.

Student-Faculty Ratio of 7:1

Our programs are small-by-design so students receive individualized attention

100% of Students Qualified for Scholarships

In '17, '18, '19 & '20 100% of students who applied for an IYRS scholarship or grant received one 

600+ Hiring Partners

More than 600 companies from across the United States, the Caribbean and beyond have partnered with IYRS seeking graduates for full-time employment

3-acre Campus on Newport Harbor

Located in the heart of Newport, RI with world-class museums, restaurants, boating, and more a stone's throw away 

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    From the Admissions Desk: What do I need to know about Financial Aid?

    This is Part 3 of a 4-part blog series on financing your education.

    In the first two parts of this blog series on financial aid, we addressed two big questions prospective students grapple with as they plan their postsecondary education (Should I apply and how do I apply for financial aid?). Here, we are going to dive into the most frequently asked questions we hear at IYRS School of Technology & Trades.

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