Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 8th St
Troy, NY 12180-3590
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Review

A- Excellent
3.8125 Based on 4 Reviews
Career Preparation
A-
Students and Culture
A-
Facilities
B+
Activities and Groups
A

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

1089 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
 
77
13
 
6
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
 
3
23
 
2
Architecture
 
58
0
 
0
Architecture and Related Services, Other
 
0
6
 
0
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
 
170
26
 
24
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Chemical Engineering
 
115
2
 
10
Civil Engineering, General
 
52
16
 
4
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
83
28
 
16
Engineering Mechanics
 
 
 
 
0
Engineering Science
 
0
0
 
0
Engineering, General
 
 
 
 
0
Engineering, Other
 
 
 
 
0
Environmental Science
 
3
 
 
 
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
 
13
2
 
0
Industrial Engineering
 
33
1
 
 
Materials Engineering
 
26
6
 
12
Mechanical Engineering
 
191
22
 
12
Nuclear Engineering
 
22
4
 
7
Transportation and Highway Engineering
 
 
0
 
1

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

456 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
0
0
 
0
Computer Science
 
197
34
 
14
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
 
144
10
 
4
Human Computer Interaction
 
 
0
 
 
Information Technology
 
15
29
 
 
Systems Engineering
 
 
4
 
5

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

265 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astronomy
 
 
0
 
 
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
 
0
0
 
0
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
 
32
2
 
8
Bioinformatics
 
3
 
 
 
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
20
4
 
4
Chemistry, General
 
23
3
 
6
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
 
0
0
 
0
Financial Mathematics
 
 
38
 
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
3
0
 
7
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
 
0
0
 
 
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
 
 
11
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
43
0
 
5
Natural Sciences
 
 
0
 
 
Physical Sciences, Other
 
0
0
 
 
Physics, General
 
25
8
 
6
Physics, Other
 
14
 
 
 
Technical and Scientific Communication
 
 
0
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

166 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General
 
76
28
 
6
Business Statistics
 
 
41
 
 
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Economics, General
 
6
1
 
 
Economics, Other
 
 
0
 
0
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
 
 
8
 
 
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
 
 
0
 
 
Operations Research
 
 
0
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

36 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cognitive Science
 
7
1
 
0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
 
2
1
 
0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
9
0
 
0
Philosophy
 
1
0
 
 
Psychology, General
 
8
0
 
 
Science, Technology and Society
 
1
3
 
3
Social Sciences, General
 
0
0
 
0
Social Sciences, Other
 
 
0
 
0
Sustainability Studies
 
0
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

34 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Game and Interactive Media Design
 
27
 
 
 
Music Theory and Composition
 
0
 
 
 
Visual and Performing Arts, General
 
4
0
 
3

14 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication, General
 
1
 
 
 
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
 
13
 
 
 

13 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics, General
 
 
10
 
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
0
2
 
1

12 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
 
12
 
 
 

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Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A- Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

3.75 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Mechanical engineering, Class of 2015

    Career and professional development center

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    CS, Class of 1996

    Career center provided a place for interviews; that's about it when I went there

    2 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

3.75 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Alumni
    CS, Class of 1996

    High strung competitive geek socially challenged intensity

    3 Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

3.25 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Mechanical engineering, Class of 2015

    decent, about half are in need of renovation

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    chemistry, Class of 1986

    you're asking someone who attended 30 years ago. Not relevant now

    3 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

4.5 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Mechanical engineering, Class of 2015

    greeks, formula sae, anime convention

    5 Rated January 2016
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