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  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • General Address :
  • 110 8th St
    Troy, New York 12180
    Phone: (518) 276-6000
  • Institution Type :
  • Private , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 5,000 - 10,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • Rensselaer educates the leaders of tomorrow for technologically based careers. We celebrate discovery, and the responsible application of technology, to create knowledge and global prosperity.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $70
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
    Number of applicants16,15011,2734,877
    Percent admitted41%39%47%
    Percent admitted who enrolled21%22%19%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Formal demonstration of competenciesX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading620720
    SAT Math670768
    ACT Composite2731
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees$40,680$42,704$44,475$46,2694.0%
    Books and supplies$1,040$1,500$1,120$1,1401.8%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$11,465$11,975$12,450$12,9604.1%
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$54,035$57,179$59,470$61,8204.0%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (518) 276-6813
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid11,25895%————
    Grant or scholarship aid1,25495%$29,377,033$23,427
    Federal grants20315%$1,132,741$5,580
    Pell grants20315%$869,365$4,283
    Other federal grants13410%$263,376$1,965
    State/local government grant or scholarships17713%$483,668$2,733
    Institutional grants or scholarships1,24994%$27,760,624$22,226
    Student loan aid82963%$8,422,394$10,160
    Federal student loans82262%$5,393,125$6,561
    Other student loans16112%$3,029,269$18,815

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid14,99294%$109,368,101$21,909
    Pell grants88017%$3,581,373$4,070
    Federal student loans3,10959%$22,980,278$7,392

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