Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy , United States
  • 43
    Acceptance Rate
  • 8142
  • 84
    Employment Rate
  • Permit


Built on a hillside, RPI's 265-acre (107 ha) campus overlooks the city of Troy and the Hudson River and is a blend of traditional and modern architecture. The institute operates an on‑campus business incubator and the 1,250-acre (510 ha) Rensselaer Technology Park.

Today, RPI 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.

Entry requirements

  • High school transcripts 
  • English proficiency proof

Rensselaer encourages all applicants from greater China, including Hong Kong and Taiwan, to participate in an interview through one of the following programs as part of their application: The Duolingo English Test (DET); InitialView; OR Vericant.

Scholarship & funding

The university offers scholarships and grants. For more information


Student life

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