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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Overview

Student Population
7,363
Best Colleges National Rank
#70
 Location Troy, New York
 Online rpi.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Troy, New York, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 18,524 prospective students applied, and 8,215 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,691 enrolled in the school.  7,269 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 94 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $51,000 plus fees of $1,305. RPI is ranked 70 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1340/1510
ACT28/32
GPA3.81
Applications Accepted
44.3%
Applications DueJan 15, 2019
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Cost to Attend

Tuition
$51,000
Costs for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,286
Other Fees$1,305
Room and Board $14,960
Budget for Other Expenses$1,581
Total One Year Cost$70,132

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$82,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
84% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 53%
Computer and Information Sciences 9%
Business 8%
Engineering Technology 5%
Architecture 5%