The Institute boasts many top class facilities including its award-winning Library & IT Building and its world class laboratories. CIT presently has four separate campuses. The main campus is located in Bishopstown and covers an area of approximately 80 acres. As well as the original RTC building, the campus consists of the Library & IT Building, Gymnasium, Astroturf pitch, running track and playing pitches.
The campus also has numerous temporary buildings which house both administrative offices and classrooms. The new Administration Building, the Student Centre and the Tourism and Hospitality Building are the latest additions to the campus along with the Rubicon Centre which is an on-site business incubation centre.
CIT currently has in the region of 12,000 registered students with approximately 2,000 new entries year on year. Of these approximately 6,000 are full-time and the remaining are part-time. The part-time student population consists of a wide variety of students including access, evening and continued professional development students as well as a significant number studying music and drama at all levels.