Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

United States of America

364thQS World Ranking

Established in 1824, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is the oldest technological research university in USA and is situated in Troy, New York with two additional campuses in Hartford and Groton, Connecticut.

The university offers more than 145 programs at Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral levels. The university comprises of 5 schools: Lally School of Management, School of Architecture, School of Engineering, School of Science and School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. It has 34 research centres and has witnessed more than 200% growth in its research expenditure in past 18 years.

The institute operates an on?campus business incubator and the 1250 acre Rensselaer Technology park. Today, Rensselaer is organized into six main schools which contain 37 departments, with emphasis on science and technology. It is well recognized for its degree programs in engineering, computing, business and management, information technology, the sciences, design, and liberal arts.

The university has a total student population of more than 6,900 of which over 5,800 are enrolled in under graduate programs. It has a student to faculty ratio of 15:1 and the acceptance rate of 42%. Innovation is embedded in the culture of RPI through the presence of the 1,250-acre Rensselaer Technology Park and a business incubator with 73 tenants. 

Notable Alumni: Curtis R. Priem (American computer scientist), Dennis Anthony Tito (American engineer and multimillionaire)

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An MBA adds great value to a student's undergraduate degree, especially for those in engineering, science, or arts backgrounds. The business school at Rensselaer provides this opportunity with a B.S. + MBA program designed with the exceptional student in mind. Its focus on the intersection of technology management and innovation aligns perfectly with many students aspirations. The accelerated co-terminal timeline allows most students to complete their bachelor s and MBA degrees in five years.

Common Application or Universal College Application, Official High School Transcript, Letter of Recommendation, Essay, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL, PTE, International Student Financial Statement (ISFS)

Auditor, Budget Analyst, Corporate Accountant, Financial Analyst, Financial Examiner, Tax Accountant, Economist, Management

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The Applied Physics BS curriculum allows students to concentrate their studies in a particular concentration area of special interest to them, while obtaining a broad and solid foundation in physics. It is a popular choice for students seeking employment directly after graduation. The concentration is determined after consultation with one s academic advisor, and appears explicitly on the student s diploma.

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Astrophysicist, Atomic, Molecular, or Optical Physicist, Computer Programmer, Engineer, Geophysicist, Kinesiologist, Laser Engineer, Nuclear Imaging Technologist, Nuclear Physicist

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Biochemistry and biophysics, closely-related fields, use tools from a different science to study life. Specifically, Biochemistry studies the chemical processes and transformations in living organisms, while Biophysics applies the theories and methods of physics to questions of biology.

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Biochemical engineering, Botany, Conservation biology, Education, Environmental science, Forensics and criminal investigation, Marine biology, Medical school, Nursing, Occupational therapy, Pharmaceutical research

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Bioinformatics, also known as computational biology, is the study of biological systems through computational and statistical models. Molecular Biology is the study of the molecular components of living things. This major requires knowledge of biology, computer science, and information technology.

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Computer and Information Systems Managers, Computer Systems Analysts, Computer Occupations, Computer Programmers, Database Administrators, Biomedical engineer, Scientists in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Scientists in State, Local or Federal Government Laboratories, Scientists in Biomedical Research Labs, Chemistry and Biochemistry Teachers and Professors, Industrial Research and Development Scientists, Including Personal and Health Care Products, Forensic Scientists, Toxicologists, Physicians and Health Care Professionals

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Bioinformatics, also known as computational biology, is the study of biological systems through computational and statistical models. Molecular Biology is the study of the molecular components of living things. This major requires knowledge of biology, computer science, and information technology.

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Computer and Information Systems Managers, Computer Systems Analysts, Computer Occupations, Computer Programmers, Database Administrators, Biomedical engineer, Scientists in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Scientists in State, Local or Federal Government Laboratories, Scientists in Biomedical Research Labs, Chemistry and Biochemistry Teachers and Professors, Industrial Research and Development Scientists, Including Personal and Health Care Products, Forensic Scientists, Toxicologists, Physicians and Health Care Professionals

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a) Common Application or Universal College Application or Candidate’s Choice Application

b) $70 application fee

c) Official high school transcript, Secondary and Midyear School Reports

d) Letter of recommendation and Essay

e) Official SAT/ACT scores

f) Typical SAT range (1280-1480), ACT (28-32)

g) Average GPA 3.87

h) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

i) TOEFL: IBT-88, PBT- 570, IELTS- 7.0, PTE-59

j) Acceptance rate: 42% (2015)

k) Portfolio

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Fees

Undergraduate: $52,550*

Graduate: $52,550*

*Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is $18,000 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: January 27

Graduate: January 23

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University Stats

7633

Students

6366

Undergraduates

1267

Postgraduate

485

Faculty Strength

15

Student Faculty Ratio

42
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52550

Tuition Fees

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18000

Living Cost

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1330

Other Fees

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* All cost are in USD