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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a Private, 4 Years+ school located in Troy, NY. The 2019 average net price at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is $39,308. Acceptance rate is 42.99%. The school has a total enrollment of 7,895.

Mission Statement

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.


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Location: Troy, NY
Student Body: 7,895
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Private
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.rpi.edu
Acceptance Rate: 42.99%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 42.99%
  • Application Deadline: January 15, 2021
  • International Students: 16%
  • Application Fee: $70
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $52,550
Grad Tuition: $52,550
Room and Board: $15,260
Books and Supplies: $1,250
Other Fees: $1,330
Average Net Price: $39,308
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 1,778
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,211 / 567
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 640 - 720
  • Median SAT Math Range: 690 - 780
  • Median ACT Range: 29 - 33
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 7
  • % of International Students: 16%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 276
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Required

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Engineering: 47%
  • Computer Science: 16%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 9%
  • Mathematics and Statistics: 5%
  • Architecture: 5%

Academic Programs

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers 145 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Engineering. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsRensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers 50 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
Communication
Computer Science
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Computer Technology, Computer Systems Technology Degree
Health Professions
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsRensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers 56 Master's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
  • Business Statistics Degree
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other Degree
  • Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Studies Degree
  • Finance and Financial Management Services, Other Degree
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management Degree
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other Degree
Communication
Computer Science
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Computer Technology, Computer Systems Technology Degree
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsRensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers 39 Doctorate Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
Communication
Computer Science
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Computer Technology, Computer Systems Technology Degree
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 83%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 83%
  • 1st Year Retention: 93%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $73,400
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 7,895
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 51%
  • Non-resident, alien: 20%
  • Asian Students: 11%
  • Hispanic Students: 8%
  • Two or more races: 6%
  • Black Students: 4%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

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