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#11 Best Private Colleges in New York

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, New York

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Overview

Student Population
7,895
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute overview
Location Troy, New York
Online rpi.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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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 20,402 prospective students applied, and 8,770 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,778 enrolled in the school.  7,798 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 97 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $52,550 plus fees of $1,330. RPI is ranked 96 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
9/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes

RPI is rated within the top 21% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
Elite
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute overview
SAT 1330/1500
ACT 29/33
GPA 3.81
Applications Accepted
43% 
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2021
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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$52,550
Costs for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,330
Room and Board $15,260
Budget for Other Expenses$1,608
Total One Year Cost$71,998

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Outcomes

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

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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%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=194824 IPEDS survey data for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.