Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Stephen Van Rensselaer and Amos Eaton founded Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1824. Rensselaer's five schools offer over 40 undergraduate programmes, 40 graduate programmes, and 28 PhD degrees. Interdisciplinary programmes, accelerated programmes, professional programmes, Graduate Level Advanced Manufacturing Certificate, and 38 Co-Terminal Degree Programs are available. Popular programmes include MBA, Aerospace Engineering, Quantitative Finance & Risk Analytics, and others.

Cost of attendance

The average annual cost of attendance for Undergraduate Programs is 4,238,158 INR / Year, and the cost of attendance for Post Graduate Programs is roughly 4,245,195 INR / Year for overseas students. The amount may vary depending on the course chosen, the type of lodging, and the candidate's personal spending habits.


On campus, there are 13 freshman halls, six sophomore suites and apartments, three junior apartments, one senior/co-term apartment, five Arch suites and classic halls, for a total of 28 housing buildings. First-year, second-year, first-year transfer students, and students participating in the arch summer semester are required to reside on campus, while others have the option to do so. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduate students live off-campus. RPI students spent approximately $8,770 on accommodation and $6,810 on eating. The average monthly rent for off-campus housing ranges from $575 to $775 USD.

Acceptance rate

The total number of students enrolled at the university are 7537, out of which 1800 are international students. The acceptance rate is 43.2 %


The campus is located on 275 acres of property at 110 Eighth Street Troy, New York, USA 12180. It has 746 labs, studios, and technology facilities utilised for research. A stadium, field houses, swimming pool, residential halls and apartments, and open space for various sporting activities are among notable structures on campus. There are currently 23 fraternities and four sororities offering a variety of options to the nearly 1,500 students who choose to be members of the Greek society.


Rensselaer is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and by a number of professional and academic societies.

Jobs and Placement

The school administration, in partnership with the alumni network, provides career and job placement search resources. Rensselaer is one of the top ten colleges in the United States for students who want to make more money. The average salary of a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduate is 71,300 USD, according to PayScale. Accenture, Barclays Bank, ABN Amro Bank, Barclays Capital, Bank of America, Deloitte,, Merrill Lynch, and Cisco Systems are among the companies recruiting at the university.

QS Ranking

431th in 2022 QS world university ranking by QS Top Universities Ranking.

The Ranking

501-600th in 2022 world University Rankings list by Times Higher Education 

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