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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Program in Computer and Systems Engineering

Troy, NY

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Overview

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute / Program in Computer and Systems Engineering is located in Troy, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 2

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
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

61
Applied
28
Accepted
6
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

20
Total Graduate Students
80%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (85%)
Female (15%)

Faculty

41
Total faculty
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 1
Male (35)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communications, information, and signals and systems; computer engineering, hardware, and architecture; computer networking; control, robotics, and automation; energy sources and systems; image science: computer vision, image processing, and geographic information science; microelectronics, photonics, VLSI, and mixed-signal design; plasma science and electromagnetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,503,743

Location & Contact

Address 110 8th Street
Troy, NY  12180-3590
United States
Contact Dr. Hussein Abouzeid
Graduate Program Director
Email: abouzeid@ecse.rpi.edu
Phone: 518-576-6534

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