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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Rating

Private

Type

8,156

Students

$54,000

Tuition

47%

Acceptance

#63

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Troy, NY

110 8th St, Troy, NY 12180-3590

Rankings

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Cost

$55,378/Year
Above Average

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

$55,378

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$73,816/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$41,434/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

47%Acceptance
Average

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

47%

National

69%
Sat

1290 - 1490

69% of students submit

Admissions Yield

19%

ACT

0 - 0

31% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$70

Students

6,706Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,778

Part-Time

0
Male

68%

In-state

83%

Female

32%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
13% Computer Science12% Mechanical Engineering7% Electrical and Electronics Engineering68% Others

13% Computer Science

12% Mechanical Engineering

7% Electrical and Electronics Engineering

68% Others

Computer Science

13%

245 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

12%

225 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

7%

127 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

7%

127 Graduates

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

6%

110 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

6%

110 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering

5%

96 Graduates

Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

4%

79 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors12:112:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

12

Number of Library Books

311,899

Academic Spend per Student

$17,482

Full-time Retention Rate

92%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$66,100/Year

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

$66,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$66,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$82,000

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

82%