School Overview

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a Private, 4 years college located in Troy, New York. RPI ranked 49th in National Universities and 14th in New York Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 7,501 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. RPI's acceptance rate is 53.02% last year (undergraduate school).
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address110 8th St, Troy, NY 12180-3590
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 53.02% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 14.25%. The application fees are $70 for undergraduate programs and $75 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate53.02 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)14.25 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$75

Tuition & Fees

RPI's 2022 tuition & fees is $58,526 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $60,026.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$58,526
Graduate Tuition & Fees$60,026
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 7,501 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. RPI has 6,283 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,218 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students7,501
Undergraduate Students6,283
Graduate Students1,218

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs149 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Doctorate (Research)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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