Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, New York

Overview

Address110 8th St
School Websitewww.rpi.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Troy, undefined that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 20,402 students applied to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Of those students, 8,770 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute was $52,550, in addition to fees of $1,330. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has a 86% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute acceptance rate is 43%. To put this into perspective, 8,770 of the 20,402 students who applied to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute had an SAT score between the range of 1,330 and 1,500. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute was between 29 and 33 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the tuition for in-state residents is $52,550. Combined with fees of $1,330, room and board costs of $15,260, other expenses of $1,608 and the $1,250 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $53,880 in tuition.

Students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute was $6,385 last year. with 15% of students were awarded federal aid.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has a good gender split, with 32% of undergraduates being female and 68% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 56% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 28% of students come from in-state and 16% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to thrive in your studies.

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