Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Troy, NY

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

School Overview

The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral degree. The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral degree.Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a private, for-profit school.

Contacting the School

110 8th St
Troy, NY 12180-3590
Main Phone: 5182766000
Web Site:www.rpi.edu

Student Body Size and Diversity

In Fall 2002, the school had 6,566 (full-time equivalent) students. Male students comprised 69.9% of the student body, while females made up 30.1%.

Minority enrollment includedAfrican-American (248)%, Hispanic (599)%, Asian (340)%, and Native American (23)%.

Verbal SAT:
Three quarters of students scored at least 600.One quarter of students scored at least 690.

Math SAT:
On the Math SAT, 75% of students scored 650 or higher.One fourth of students scored 730 or higher.

Degree Levels

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctor's Degree

Degree Programs

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    Business And ManagementCommunications
        EngineeringHealth CareHistory And Social Sciences
          Life SciencesPerforming And Visual Arts
            Physical SciencesPsychology

            Athletics, Including Athletic Scholarships & Financial Aid

            Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute belongs to the following athletic conferences:

            • Eastern College Athletic Conference (for football).
            • Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association (for basketball, baseball, and track & field).

            The school offers financial aid to athletes for football, basketball, baseball, track & field, and in general

            Special Student Services

            Academic Services

            • Remedial assistance
            • AP credits
            • Distance learning options
            • Study abroad

            Financial Flexibility

            • ROTC
            • Student employment services
            • Career counseling
            • Placement services for graduates. However career placement is not guaranteed.

            Cost of Attending

            In-State, Living On Campus:$ 48,100.00
            In-State, Living With Family:$ 36,878.00
            Out of State, Living On Campus:$ 48,100.00

            Admission Requirements

            The schooldoes not offer open admission; requirements include:

            • High-school GPA is required.
            • Secondary school record is required.
            • Standardized test scores are required.
            • Recommendations are required.
            • A demonstration of competency (such as samples of work, e.g.) is required.
            • The TOEFL (if applicable) is required for international students.
            Recommended (but not required):
            • Secondary school rank is recommended.
            • A college preparatory program is recommended.

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