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Engineering : Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Address110 8th St
TypePrivate not-for-profit
LevelFour or more years
Total Students6982
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Admission Rate41.8%
Carnegie ClassificationResearch Universities (high research activity)
Undergrad Application Fees$70
Grad Application Fees$75
EnrollmentFees (/yr)Required Fees(/yr)
Undergrad In-State$48100$1241
Undergrad Out-State$48100$1241
Grad In-State$48100$2339
Grad Out-State$48100$2339
SAT Score**
SectionScore (25/75) percentile
Critical Reading610/720
ACT Score**
SectionScore (25/75) percentile
**Above numbers are at University/College level (not for a particular department or program)


Aerospace- Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical- Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics
Engineering Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Operations Research

CS: GRE. The average GRE scores of admitted applicants for Fall 2010 were Verbal 600, Quantitative 770, and Analytical 4.5. However, applicants should not place too much importance on these numbers and should keep in mind the following points:

  • Most applicants to our program have outstanding GRE scores, but only a small percentage are admitted.
  • We receive applications from many different countries. Trends in GRE scores vary from country to country, so we try to compare an applicant's GRE scores with others from the same country, rather than to the entire pool of applicants.
  • Strong scores and grades do not guarantee admission. Applicants must also show research potential. Graduateshotline belives ~50% student receive aid in ECE dept (at MS level). That's an important information.. : editor@graduateshotline

  • Engineering Resources

    29. Ohio State University
    30. Duke University
    31. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    32. North Carolina State University at Raleigh
    33. Rice University

    GRE Scores and Admissions