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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

School of Engineering

Troy, NY

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Engineering (D Eng)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 128
Doctoral Degrees 89

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,367
Applied
625
Accepted
214
Enrolled
46%

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 Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

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

Student Body

677
Total Graduate Students
47%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.95%
Black or African American 1.77%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 5.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.84%
Unknown 1.03%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

187
Total faculty
Full-time - 179
Part-time - 8
Male (159)
Female (28)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aeronautical, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer and systems, engineering physics, environmental, industrial and management, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, systems engineering and technology management, transportation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
35,037,914

Location & Contact

Address 110 8th Street
Troy, NY  12180-3590
United States
Contact Shekhar Garde
Dean
Email: gardes@rpi.edu
Phone: 518-276-6298

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