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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Troy , NY

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Overview

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

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

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

73
Applied
27
Accepted
13
Enrolled
37%

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 15th 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
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

72
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.94%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.78%
Unknown 2.78%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

104
Total faculty
Full-time - 92
Part-time - 12
Male (63)
Female (41)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communication and rhetoric, cognitive science, electronic arts, human computer interaction, science and technology studies, technical communication, economics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,338,052

Location & Contact

Address 110 8th Street
Troy, NY  12180-3590
United States
Contact Dr. Curtis Bahn
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Email: crb@rpi.edu
Phone: 518-276-6065

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