Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Review

Troy, NY, 110 8th St
College Review
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A-
Facilities B+
Activities and Groups A
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Excellent

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a medium sized, private, four-year university enrolling 6,982 students and offering 135 degrees in Troy, NY.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

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.
1
Engineering
889 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
70
10
4
Architecture
45
10
0
Architecture and Related Services
0
5
0
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
72
16
8
Chemical Engineering
74
1
17
Civil Engineering
60
22
4
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
84
17
16
Engineering
0
Engineering Mechanics
0
Engineering Science
0
0
0
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
7
4
1
Environmental Science
1
Industrial Engineering
58
5
Materials Engineering
26
3
14
Mechanical Engineering
169
25
14
Nuclear Engineering
19
1
4
Transportation and Highway Engineering
1
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Mathematics and Science
256 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astronomy
0
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
0
0
0
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
23
1
1
Bioinformatics
7
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
0
Biology
33
3
5
Chemistry
10
3
4
Engineering Physics/applied Physics
0
0
0
Financial Mathematics
56
Geology/earth Science
2
1
2
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
0
0
Mathematics
37
2
7
Natural Sciences
0
Physical Sciences
0
0
Physics
41
8
9
Technical and Scientific Communication
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Computer Technology
232 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
0
0
0
Computer Science
101
24
15
Computer Technology/computer Systems Technology
31
4
1
Human Computer Interaction
3
Information Technology
13
34
Systems Engineering
3
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Business
182 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management
81
42
10
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
0
Business Statistics
24
Economics
5
2
Economics
4
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
9
Finance and Financial Management Services
0
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
5
Operations Research
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Human and Social Sciences
50 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cognitive Science
3
6
5
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
8
2
2
Philosophy
0
0
Psychology
7
0
Science, Technology and Society
0
12
3
Social Sciences
0
0
0
Sustainability Studies
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Education and Liberal Arts
33 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics
28
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
0
3
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Art and Design
25 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Game and Interactive Media Design
19
Visual and Performing Arts
4
2
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Communication and Media
21 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication
4
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
17
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Agriculture
17 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural and Building Sciences/technology
0
10
7
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Healthcare
10 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Pre-Medicine/pre-Medical Studies
10
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Legal and Law
0 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Pre-Law Studies
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
School 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?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Mechanical engineering, Class of 2015

Career and professional development center

Rated January 2016
Alumni
CS, Class of 1996

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

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
CS, Class of 1996

High strung competitive geek socially challenged intensity

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Mechanical engineering, Class of 2015

decent, about half are in need of renovation

Rated January 2016
Alumni
chemistry, Class of 1986

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

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Mechanical engineering, Class of 2015

greeks, formula sae, anime convention

Rated January 2016
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