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Program in Mechanical Engineering School of Engineering Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  • Troy, NY
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 17%83%
    student ratio
  • 103
    total students
  • $43,350 | $43,350
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 1
    fall application deadline
  • 28%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mechanical Engineering Doctor of Engineering (D Eng)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 13
    • Doctoral Degrees 18
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 277
    • Accepted 80
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 28
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 15th August 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 600 paper-based; 100 iBT), IELTS (minimum score 7), or Pearson Test of English (minimum score 68)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$43,350
    • Out-of-state tuition *$43,350
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$4,404.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 1
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students103
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students103
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Full-time Percentage83%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty47
    • Full-time Percentage96%
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Female Percentage13%
    • Male Percentage87%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAdvanced nuclear materials, aerodynamics, design dynamics and vibrations, fission systems and radiation transport, fluid mechanics (computational, theoretical, and experimental), heat transfer and energy conversion, manufacturing, medical imaging, health physics, multiscale/computational modeling, nanostructured materials and properties, nuclear physics/nuclear reactor propulsion
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Mechanical Engineering

School of Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 8th Street
Troy, NY 12180-3590
United States

Office of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 518-276-6216
Email: gradadmissions@rpi.edu



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