RPI Tuition & Cost
|Books and Supplies||$1,250|
|Room and Board||$15,260|
|Other Expenses Budget||$1,608|
The annual list price to attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on a full time basis for 2018/2019 is $71,998 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $52,550 for tuition, $15,260 room and board, $1,250 for books and supplies and $1,330 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is $52,550, the same as New York residents.
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Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.
Average Net Price 2017/2018$37,648
|Family Income||Net Price Paid|
|$0 to $30,000||$20,436|
|$30,001 to $48,000||$22,452|
|$48,001 to $75,000||$28,508|
|$75,001 to $110,000||$33,606|
The average reported annual net price for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $37,648 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses
|Annual Total Grant Aid||$30,596||88%|
|Federal Student Loan||$7,092||60%|
The average reported annual net price for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $37,648 in 2017/2018.
To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $133,028. The loan balance of $133,028 is a four year multiple of the $33,257 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $1,381 could be required to satisfy your student loan.
Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.
|Stafford Loan Interest Rate||4.5%|
|Time to Pay Off Student Loan||10 years|
|Example Monthly Payment||$1,380.54|
|Total Interest Paid||$32,636.97|
|Sum of All Loan Payments||$165,664.97|
4 Year Sticker Price$287,992
Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to be $287,992 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.2% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.
|Price Per Credit||3 Credit Class||4 Credit Class||All Residents||$1,640||$4,920||$6,560|
Estimated cost for a class at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute versus other colleges.
|Tuition Payment Plan||Yes|
|Prepaid Tuition Plan||No|
|Alternative Tuition Plan||Yes|
|Guaranteed Tuition Plan||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=194824 IPEDS survey data for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.