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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY

110 8th St, Troy, NY 12180

http://www.rpi.edu

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a private college in Troy, NY. It is a well-respected but modestly competitive institution, ranking 53rd in the US but accepting 43% of applicants. It is an above average sized institution with full-time enrollment of 5,890 students. RPI students can choose from 35 potential majors across five academic disciplines. The most desired options are Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Chemical Engineering, with 15% of graduates receiving a Bachelor's in Computer Science. 13% and 8% of students study Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering, respectively. It has highly acclaimed information technology and engineering technology programs, both ranking second in the USA. It also has both the #1 engineering technology and information technology programs New York. Additionally, RPI comes in 2nd in NY on our highest paid graduates list. At full sticker price, tuition goes for $56,574. Before you discount applying because of the price, be aware that roughly 4 out of 5 RPI undergraduates secure at least some financial support. 87% of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students roll with punches to graduation day and enter the following act in their lives: work. On average, graduates make an annual income of $66,100 two years after school. After 4 more years in the labor force, their average yearly income grows 24.1% to $82,000, which is 2.04 times the national median income. You may also like to be conscious of the fact that roughly 7 in 10 perspective students submit the SAT. Secondly, 27% of courses have 20 to 39 students, and 8% of first-time students do not continue their studies the following year. With regard for your wallet, be aware that for households with an income of $76k to $110k, the average cost of tuition is $32,290 per year. When rating its diversity, RPI received a 9.79 and when grading its party scene, RPI received an 8.49 out of 10. Concerning campus life, RPI has 9 women's varsity teams, such as Swimming and Diving, All Track Combined, and Tennis. To wind things up, one fourth of graduates rake in a starting salary of $81,800 or higher and six years after completing their studies, 1/4th of graduates take home $58,300 or less.

Ratings

8.49

Party Scene

8.50

Location

8.00

Dorms

7.98

Campus Food

9.53

Student Life

9.01

Safety

Admissions

43%

Acceptance

SAT Score

1330-1500

ACT Score

29-33

Application Deadline:
See application website Application Website:
http://admissions.rpi.edu/undergraduate/admission/index.html
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Cost

Net Price:

$39,308/year

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Average Aid Awarded

$30,824/year

Students Recieving Financial Aid

82%

Academics

Professor Rating

10.00


13:1

Student Faculty Ratio
Graduation Rate

86%

Evening Degree Programs

No

Student Faculty Ratio

13:1

Majors

Most Popular Majors

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Graduates by Major


Computer Science

208

Mechanical Engineering

192

Chemical Engineering

109

Electrical Engineering

100

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

97

Business

87

Aerospace Engineering

85

Computer Systems Technician

64

Value

In State Tuition
$53,880/year
Out of State Tuition
$53,880/year