Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Address:
110 8th St, Troy, NY 12180-3590
Phone:
518-276-6000
Website:
http://www.rpi.edu
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About Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Pace University – New York is classified as a doctoral-granting research university. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate5,629
 Graduate1,272
 Total6,901
GenderFemale28%
 Male72%
Student Age% Under 2586%
 % 25 and Over14%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time97%
 % Part-time3%
Race/Ethnicity% White67.2%
 % Black3.2%
 % Asian10.1%
 % Latino5.6%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown2.2%
 % International student11%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
 Doctoral Degree
 Doctoral Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal13,465
 % Admitted40%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled21%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRequired
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT69%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT31%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800700 / 800
 SAT Writing580 / 800685 / 800
 SAT Math670 / 800750 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite26 / 3630 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$70
 Graduate Application Fee$75
 In-State Tuition & Fees$40,680
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$40,680
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid99%
 % Undergraduates with Loans63%
 % Undergraduates with Grants99%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,040
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,465
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$850
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Troy Area

Median Age30.9
Median Household Income$36,514
Total Population50,073
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total51.2% 48.8%
 Age 0-953.2%46.8%
 Age 10-1752.7%47.3%
 Age 18-2461.1%38.9%
 Age 25-2949.4%50.6%
 Age 30-3947.3%52.7%
 40+49.9%50.1%
Race/Ethnicity% White73.9%
 % Black14.6%
 % Asian4.4%
 % Latino7.8%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.7%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,465
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$622
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50037.7%33.5%12.0%
 $500 to $74919.7%30.7%0.0%
 $750 to $99919.0%28.4%33.8%
 Over $100023.5%7.4%17.7%
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