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5 Essential Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Facts

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute-Private

Troy, New York (Albany-Schenectady, NY CSA)
7,501 (6,283 undergraduates)
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Public Average

Private Average

20-21 Acceptance Rate

53%

75%

68%

4-Year Graduation Rate

74%

33%

50%

5-Year Graduation Rate

85%

48%

59%

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What you need to know on how to pay for college at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1. COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID INDICATORS

Available Scholarships

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Public Average

Private Average

21-22 Total Expenses In-State

$77,763

$24,866

$52,736

21-22 Total Expenses Out-of-State

$77,763

$36,208

$52,736

Average Net Price 19-20

$40,070

$12,917

$25,365

Freshman Non-Federal Loans

10%

5.7%

11.7%

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2. ACADEMICS

75th% TEST SCORES

SAT EBRW: 720
SAT Math: 780
ACT: 34
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Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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3. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute COMMON DATA SET-not posted

(Sources: Big Future, College Data)
Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 13%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 11%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 65%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 100%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $22,757
(compare to other college’s Common Data Set)

4. ATHLETICS

NCAA D3, Liberty League

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5. Reasons to consider Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute:

Patroon Scholars Program
The Bridge Scholars Program
Clustered Learning, Advocacy, and Support for Students
Undergraduate Research Program
Cross Registration in Capital Region Consortium
Accelerated Programs
Darrin Fresh Water Institute
Archer Center for Student Leadership Development
Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS)
Center for Computational Innovations (CCI)
Center for Materials, Devices, and Integrated Systems (CMDIS)
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Institute for Data Exploration and Applications (IDEA)
Institute for Energy, the Built Environment, and Smart Systems (EBESS)
Center for Future Energy Systems (CFES)
Cognitive and Immersive Systems Lab (CISL)
Rensselaer Astrobiology Research and Education Center (RARE)
Baruch Center for Biochemical Solar Energy Research
Center for Mobility with Vertical Lift (MOVE)
Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship

Credit Accepted:
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
No CLEP Credit

Carnegie Classification: Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable

Comparison Colleges submitted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in IPEDS:

Boston University, MA
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