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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Program in Computer Science

Troy, NY

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 10

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
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

290
Applied
52
Accepted
26
Enrolled
18%

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

120
Total Graduate Students
49%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.83%
Black or African American 4.17%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.67%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (82%)
Female (17%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 1
Male (24)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Algorithms and theory; artificial intelligence; bioinformatics; computational science and engineering; computer vision, graphics, and robotics; data mining and machine and computational learning; database systems; pervasive computing and networking; programming languages and software engineering; security; social networking
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,803,186

Location & Contact

Address 110 8th Street
Troy, NY  12180-3590
United States
Contact Dr. Mohammed Zaki
Graduate Program Director
Email: sibel@cs.rpi.edu
Phone: 518-276-6340

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