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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Overview

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute / Program in Lighting is located in Troy, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
60%

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
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: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

4
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 25%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

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

Research

Focus of faculty research: Applications and design, automotive and street lighting, aviation lighting, controls, daylighting, energy and environment, health and vision, LEDs, outdoor lighting, residential lighting, security lighting
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 110 8th Street
Troy, NY  12180-3590
United States
Contact Nadarajah Narendran
Graduate Program Director
Email: narenn2@rpi.edu
Phone: 518-687-7100