School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
36%
64%
student ratio
78
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 1
fall application deadline
28%
acceptance rate
7 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 15
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 188
    • Accepted 54
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 20
  • 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 15th 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, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • 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 availableScholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Full-time Percentage90%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty103
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage37%
    • Male Percentage63%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCommunication and rhetoric, cognitive science, electronic arts, human computer interaction, science and technology studies, technical communication
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,271,045

Location & Contact

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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

Dr. Nancy Campbell

Phone: 518-276-6065
Email: campbn2@rpi.edu

Office of Graduate Admissions

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


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