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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Rensselaer educates the leaders of tomorrow for technologically based careers. We celebrate discovery and the responsible application of technology to create knowledge and global prosperity.

School Information

110 8th St
Troy, New York 12180-3590
P: (518) 276-6000
F: (518) 276-4072
Calendar: Semester
Locale: City: Small
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Common name(s): RPI or Rensselaer

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 6,744Total Students
  • 4,815Male Students
  • 1,929Female Students
  • 754Total Intl Students
  • 522Intl Male Students
  • 232Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 1,440Total Faculty
  • 1,117Male Faculty
  • 323Female Faculty
  • 15:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 42,704

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,500

Books & Supplies

$ 11,975

Room & Board

$ 1,000

Other Expenses

$ 57,179

Total

Admissions

14,583
total applicants

40%
admitted (5779)

8%
enrolled (1187)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
670-760
Math
610-710
Reading
590-700
Writing
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
26-30
Composite

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep ?
Required
Recommendations?
Required

Degrees & Programs

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Applied Mathematics, General
Architectural Sciences and Technology, Other
Architecture
Architecture and Related Services, Other
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioinformatics
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Cognitive Science
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Science
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Economics, General
Economics, Other
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering Science
Engineering, General
Engineering, Other
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
Game and Interactive Media Design
Geology/Earth Science, General
Human Computer Interaction
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Industrial Engineering
Information Technology
Materials Engineering
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Natural Sciences
Nuclear Engineering
Operations Research
Philosophy
Physical Sciences, Other
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Science, Technology and Society
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Systems Engineering
Technical and Scientific Communication
Transportation and Highway Engineering
Visual and Performing Arts, General

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