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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a mid sized (under 10,000 students) private, not for profit, 4 year or above school located in the Mid East States in a small city setting. The highest degree offered is a Doctor's degree and the school is comprised of a high level of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute include: Mechanical Engineering with 186 Bachelors awards; Business Administration and Management, General with 98 Bachelors awards; Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering with 91 Bachelors awards; Computer Science with 85 Bachelors awards; Civil Engineering, General with 75 Bachelors awards;. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is located at 110 8th St in Troy, NY 12180.

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Facts


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is located at 110 8th St in Troy, NY 12180

Total Applicants: 15,222
Percent Admitted: 44%
Dorm Capacity: 3,400
Graduation Rate: 84%
Retention Rate: 93%
Transfer out Rate: 2%
Undergrads Under 18: 2%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 96%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 2%

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute telephone number: (518) 276-6000

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is also known as RPI, Rensselaer

The highest degree offered is: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $44,475
Total Cost In State: $59,470
Total Cost Out of State: $59,470


Admissions stats for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Your chance of admission? Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute accepts 44% of applicants so your chances are pretty good.

Student Demographics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Demographics
Totals: 1,739
     Males: 1,226 (71% of total)
     Females: 513 (29% of total)
Asians: 165
     Asian Males: 110 (6% of total)
     Asian Females: 55 (3% of total)
Blacks: 50
     Black Males: 28 (2% of total)
     Black Females: 22 (1% of total)
Hispanics: 90
     Hispanic Males: 61 (4% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 29 (2% of total)
Native Americans: 1
     Native American Males: 1 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 0 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 3
     Hawaiian Males: 1 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 2 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 46
     Mixed Race Males: 31 (2% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 15 (1% of total)
Whites: 1,154
     White Males: 840 (48% of total)
     White Females: 314 (18% of total)
Foreign Students: 212
     Foreign Males: 142 (8% of total)
     Foreign Females: 70 (4% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Mechanical Engineering
(186 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(98 Bachelors degrees)
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
(91 Bachelors degrees)
Computer Science
(85 Bachelors degrees)
Civil Engineering, General
(75 Bachelors degrees)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
(70 Bachelors degrees)
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
(68 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(67 Masters degrees)
Chemical Engineering
(67 Bachelors degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(56 Bachelors degrees)
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
(53 Bachelors degrees)
Architecture
(41 Bachelors degrees)
Physics, General
(33 Bachelors degrees)
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
(33 Bachelors degrees)
Industrial Engineering
(33 Bachelors degrees)
Information Technology
(31 Bachelors degrees)
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
(30 Masters degrees)
Materials Engineering
(27 Bachelors degrees)
Civil Engineering, General
(27 Masters degrees)
Information Technology
(27 Masters degrees)
Mathematics, General
(25 Bachelors degrees)
Nuclear Engineering
(25 Bachelors degrees)
Mechanical Engineering
(25 Masters degrees)
Game and Interactive Media Design
(24 Bachelors degrees)
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
(24 Bachelors degrees)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
(20 PhD research/scholarship degrees)
Chemistry, General
(18 Bachelors degrees)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
(17 Masters degrees)
Architectural Sciences and Technology, Other
(16 Masters degrees)
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
(15 Bachelors degrees)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Weather
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 47.20 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 41.08 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 82.21 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 52.36 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 70.89 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 73.51 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 21.16 (mph)
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