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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Tuition & Fees $50,797
Acceptance Rates 42 %
Student Population 7,363
Graduation Rates 83 %
Retention Rate 94 %

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Academic Overview

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Troy, NY. It has a total enrollment of 7,363 including undergraduate and graduate schools and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 42 % last year.

2017 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2016-2017, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute tuition and fees are $50,797 for all students. For graduate school, its 2017 tuition and fees are $52,137 for all graduate students.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2017 Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate$50,797
Graduate$52,137
[chart] Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2016-2017 Tuition & Fees

Academic Statistics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

[chart] Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Academic Statistics
dAcceptance Rate for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 42 %.
Graduation Rate for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 83 %
Transfer-out Rate for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 3 %
Retention Rate for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 94 %
Student Population for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 7,363
Student to Faculty Rate for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 15 %

Offered Degrees At Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers 143 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree490
Master's Degree490
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship390

Student Services

Next table lists student services provided by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to its attendants.

Student Services at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Library facilities at institutionHas own library

Special Learning Opportunities

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. It has ROTC programs and offers the study abroad opportunity which is an arrangement by which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country. Next table shows more special learning opportunities at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Special Learning Opportunities at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Online ClassNo
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing

Additional Facts

Next table summarizes additional characteristics of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute including religious affiliation, institution's hospital, and more.

Additional Characteristics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Historical Black School
Tribal School
Has Hospital
Offer Medical Degree
Board/Meal Plan
Dormitory Capacity3,400
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.