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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

School of Architecture

Troy, NY

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Overview

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute / School of Architecture is located in Troy, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Architecture (M Arch)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25
Doctoral Degrees 5

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

122
Applied
96
Accepted
34
Enrolled
79%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
Spring deadline August 15th August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Portfolio
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

55
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.82%
Black or African American 1.82%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.64%
Unknown 5.45%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 13
Male (37)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Architectural acoustics, built ecologies, lighting
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
652,863

Location & Contact

Address 110 8th Street
Troy, NY  12180-3590
United States
Contact Evan Douglis
Dean, School of Architecture
Email: douglis@rpi.edu
Phone: 518-276-6460

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