Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 8th St, Troy, NY
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Questions and Answers about Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Hadley D.
7 months ago
Where can I find information for the architecture pre requisite courses before I can transfer in as a junior?
Hadley D.
7 months ago
Do transfer students have to live on-campus their first year?
Mahima K.
8 months ago
Does Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have a public database of previously transferred courses that have been accepted?
Mahima K.
8 months ago
What requirements are necessary to participate in SURP?
Mahima K.
8 months ago
What type of assistance does Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offer to help students secure internships or first jobs?
Mahima K.
8 months ago
Does Rensselaer have a symphony orchestra where I can continue my violin career at the university?
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Majors offered at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Biggest majors
Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Chemical Engineering

Academics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1330-1500
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
29-33
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Selectivity
Somewhat Selective (43% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution
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Common careers for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Senior Software Engineer115k
Senior Mechanical Engineer100k
Software Engineer89k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)89k
Project Engineer81k
Electrical Engineer77k
Mechanical Engineer70k
Based on 14,609 student responses
72.6kAvg. Early Career Pay
135.2kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
49%in High-Meaning careers
78%in STEM careers

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