Program in Nuclear Engineering School of Engineering Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
10%
90%
student ratio
30
total students
$45,100 | $45,100
in-state | out-of-state tuition
January 1
fall application deadline
36%
acceptance rate
0 Department and Program
departments and programs

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nuclear Engineering Doctor of Engineering (D Eng)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

36% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 46
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 36
    • Enrolled 7
  • 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 required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$45,100
    • Out-of-state tuition *$45,100
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,983.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution 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 Students30
    • Female Percentage10%
    • Male Percentage90%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian85%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty33
    • Full-time Percentage91%
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDesign; dynamics and vibrations; fissions systems and radiation transport; fluid mechanics (computational, theoretical, and experimental); heat transfer and energy conversion; manufacturing; medical imaging and health physics; multiscale/computational modeling; nanostructured materials and properties; nuclear physics/nuclear reactor; propulsion
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$4,179,802

Location & Contact

Program in Nuclear Engineering

School of Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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

Dr. Yoav Peles

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 518-276-2886
Email: pelesy@rpi.edu

Office of Graduate Admissions

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


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