Total Enrollment 6,901
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 16 : 1

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th St, Troy, New York 12180-3590
(518) 276-6000

Rensselaer educates the leaders of tomorrow for technologically based careers. We celebrate discovery, and the responsible application of technology, to create knowledge and global prosperity.

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Study abroad
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus Setting City: Small
Disability Services Student 4%
Yearly Application Deadline november 1
Admissions Office Phone (518) 276-6216
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address Rensselaer Admissions Undergraduate Programs Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 110 8th Street Troy, New York 12180-3590
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $70

In order to be accepted to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 610
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 700
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 660
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 750
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 580
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 680
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 25
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 30
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