Study Abroad Consultants | Statement of Purpose | iSchoolConnect

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, New York

6,982+ students

School Description

Located in Troy, New York - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a private. Research based institution with additional campuses in Hartford and Groton. It is one of the worlds oldest technological university having being established by Stephen van Rensselaer and Amos Eaton In 1824. Located along the scenic banks of the river Hudson, it is known for its beautifully blended modern and traditional architecture. Six schools make up the university, each focusing on a distinct field in the sciences and technology. Rensselaer Polytechnic provides students with the opportunities to collaborate with experienced faculty, and allows students to broaden their horizons through social and cultural experiences.

Programs Offered

Aeronautical Engineering
The Aeronautical Engineering program is a two-year program focusing on the areas of thermal sciences ... and energy conversion, fluid mechanics, materials science, biomechanics, dynamics and control, underwater vehicles, flight sciences, astronomical instrumentation and space optics, computational and experimental fluid mechanics, lasers and applied physics, propulsion, and environmental technolog Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Applied Mathematics
Applied Mathematics is a two year program that offers a solid foundation in pure mathematics that is ... in algebra and analysis. The coursework helps students to incorporate applied mathematics and studies' methods in significant areas of mathematics Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Architectural Sciences
M. S. in Architectural Science is a two year program that enables the students to increase their kno ... wledge and understanding of environmental science and building technologies Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Architecture
The Masters of Architecture program intended for students who plan to practice architecture professi ... onally and provides students with a solid base of knowledge in history, theory, technology, social environment and professional practice. It is a three-year program Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Astronomy
The Masters of Science in Astronomy is a two-year program that aims at providing instruction in and ... exposure to the fields of astrophysics, radio astronomy, Extragalactic Astronomy and mor Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biochemistry and Biophysics
The Masters of Science in Biochemistry & Biophysics is a program that provides students with instruc ... tion in and exposure to the fields of biochemistry, biophysics and, cell and developmental biology, genetics, microbiology, neurobiology and plant biolog Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Bioinformatics & Molecular Biology
$52,725
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biology
$52,725
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biology
The Masters of Science in Biology provides students with training in biological science and focuses ... on supra-organismal, organismal, cellular, and molecular levels of biology. It is a two year full time program Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biomedical Engineering
The Masters of Biomedical Engineering is a two-year program that provides students not just with t ... heoretical instruction in engineering, science, and mathematics disciplines but also exposure to specialized topics in the field of Biomedical Engineering and practical experience through participation in research project Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Business Analytics
The Masters of Science in Business Analytics is a year-long program that aims at providing business ... and management students with the requisite instruction and training in quantitative tools and techniques required to carry out detailed research projects which will result in fact-based decision making leading to greater efficiency in management Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemical Engineering
The masters in chemical engineering trains graduate students to become leaders in the field of chemi ... cal engineering through exposure to topics in core chemical engineering concepts, while a variety of technical electives introduce students to current practices in the industry such as biotechnology, nanoengineering, and sustainability. It is a two-year program Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemistry
The Masters of Arts in Chemistry is a one-year program that studies the fundamentals of chemistry an ... d methods of research. The coursework includes participating in seminars, carrying out research and rigorous academic courses Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Civil Engineering
The Masters of Science in Civil Engineering is a two year-long program that focuses on providing ins ... truction, training and exposure to students in the fields of construction engineering, engineering mechanics, environmental engineering and structural engineering Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Communication with a Concentration in Graphic Design: Theory, Research, Practice
$52,725
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer and Systems Engineering
The Masters in Computer and Systems Engineering is a two-year program that enables graduate students ... to tailor a curriculum best suited to their research interests and aspirations. Students can choose from courses and research in artificial intelligence, human computer interaction, distributed interactive systems, theoretical computer science, and computer graphics and human computer interfaces for spatial applications, visualization, and computer entertainment Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer Science
M.S. in Computer Science is a two year program that offers coursework in areas such as algorithms, a ... rchitecture, artificial intelligence, scientific computing, and systems Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Electrical Engineering
The Electrical engineering program is a two-year program that enables students to focus on research ... areas ranging from device engineering to systems engineering Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Environmental Engineering
$52,725
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Environmental Engineering
MS in Environmental Engineering is a two year long program that considers a multidisciplinary approa ... ch in solving environmental problems through intensive research work on fundamental understanding of the basic chemical, physical, and biological processes underlying environmental engineering and science problems Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geology
The Program in Geology focuses on developing monitoring, measuring, and imaging tools to improve th ... e study of the Earth's crust and its system Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Industrial and Management Engineering
The Masters of Science in Industrial and Management Engineering is a program that focuses on instru ... ction and training in the fields of industrial engineering with coursework centered around topics such as operations management, optimization models and stochastic models Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Information Technology
Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program is suited for students who want to improv ... e and broaden their technical skills, while learning the application of business principles. The program provides a unique blend of technology and business courses with interactive coursework taught by experts preparing students to plan, implement, and manage information technology system Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Lighting
This program has coursework and instruction centred around n networked/connected lighting, 3D printi ... ng of lighting components, lighting for circadian health and wellbeing, lighting for plant health, aviation and automotive lighting, and other topics in lighting technology, application and design Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Management Science
The Masters of Management Sciences enables students to gain a foundation in the theories and practic ... es of management through a focus on subjects such as economics, accounting, finance, marketing and organizational behaviour Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Materials Engineering
Materials Engineering is a two year program providing training at an advanced level in solid state f ... undamentals and materials engineering. The course has its roots in metallurgy and is inclusive of all the aspects related to it Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Mathematics
The Masters of Science in Mathematics is a two-year program that trains students in the advanced stu ... dy of equations, algorithms and mathematical modelling. The program provides valuable learning experience and research and project opportunities Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Mechanical Engineering
The Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering is a year-long program that aligns academic course ... s with thematic research in the fields of biomedicine, computational engineering, design, energy and multiscale engineering Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Nuclear Engineering
This program prepares graduates to develop and engineer nuclear energy systems for a wide variety of ... applications ranging from energy generation, security, healthcare and other fields as well as the integration of nuclear systems into society and the natural environment Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Physics
The Masters of Science in Physics program is a two-year program is suited for students who wish to g ... ain a thorough understanding of the various topics of study in the field of physics ranging across classical mechanics, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics and statistical physics and combines theoretical knowledge with analytical skills Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics
The Masters of Science in Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics is a program that aims at providi ... ng instruction in the quantitative tools and methods necessary to pursue a career in finance, including but not limited to risk management, quantitative trading and derivatives modelling Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Science in Technology, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship
Master of Science in Technology, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship Program is a year long degr ... ee that is tailored to build business skills through entrepreneurship skills. The coursework of the program is centered around accounting & finance, business model canvas & design thinking Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Supply Chain Management
Master of Science in Supply Chain Management is a one year program intended for students who wish to ... pursue a career in logistics and supply chain management. It focuses on not only instruction in theoretical concepts but also development of analytical skills and understanding of quantitative techniques Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Systems Engineering and Technology Management
The Masters of Systems Engineering and Technology Management is a two-year program that enables the ... students to pioneer solutions and impact change in today's complex world Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Transportation Engineering
This program studies the social, political, economic, and technological challenges in transportation ... engineering and focuses on building efficient transportation systems Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply

Location & Climate

  • Locale type: Small-City.
  • Spring temperature ranges between -2°C to 25°C on average.
  • Summer temperature ranges between 12°C to 33°C on average.
  • Fall temperature ranges between -0°C to 24°C on average.
  • Winter temperature ranges between -19°C to 14°C on average.

Contacts

Finances

Avg. Tuition

$49,341

Avg. Boarding

-


Student Info

Student:Faculty

16 : 1

Male:Female

2 : 1


Admissions Info

Acceptance Rate

41%

Graduation Rate

82%


Other Info

Scholarships

$26,378

Avg. Salary

$77,900


Rankings

iSC

301st

Forbes

121st

Times

335th

QS Rankings

364th

Programs Offered

Aeronautical Engineering
The Aeronautical Engineering program is a two-year program focusing on the areas of thermal sciences ... and energy conversion, fluid mechanics, materials science, biomechanics, dynamics and control, underwater vehicles, flight sciences, astronomical instrumentation and space optics, computational and experimental fluid mechanics, lasers and applied physics, propulsion, and environmental technolog Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Applied Mathematics
Applied Mathematics is a two year program that offers a solid foundation in pure mathematics that is ... in algebra and analysis. The coursework helps students to incorporate applied mathematics and studies' methods in significant areas of mathematics Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Architectural Sciences
M. S. in Architectural Science is a two year program that enables the students to increase their kno ... wledge and understanding of environmental science and building technologies Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Architecture
The Masters of Architecture program intended for students who plan to practice architecture professi ... onally and provides students with a solid base of knowledge in history, theory, technology, social environment and professional practice. It is a three-year program Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Astronomy
The Masters of Science in Astronomy is a two-year program that aims at providing instruction in and ... exposure to the fields of astrophysics, radio astronomy, Extragalactic Astronomy and mor Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biochemistry and Biophysics
The Masters of Science in Biochemistry & Biophysics is a program that provides students with instruc ... tion in and exposure to the fields of biochemistry, biophysics and, cell and developmental biology, genetics, microbiology, neurobiology and plant biolog Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Bioinformatics & Molecular Biology
... Read More
$52,725
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biology
... Read More
$52,725
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biology
The Masters of Science in Biology provides students with training in biological science and focuses ... on supra-organismal, organismal, cellular, and molecular levels of biology. It is a two year full time program Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biomedical Engineering
The Masters of Biomedical Engineering is a two-year program that provides students not just with t ... heoretical instruction in engineering, science, and mathematics disciplines but also exposure to specialized topics in the field of Biomedical Engineering and practical experience through participation in research project Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Business Analytics
The Masters of Science in Business Analytics is a year-long program that aims at providing business ... and management students with the requisite instruction and training in quantitative tools and techniques required to carry out detailed research projects which will result in fact-based decision making leading to greater efficiency in management Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemical Engineering
The masters in chemical engineering trains graduate students to become leaders in the field of chemi ... cal engineering through exposure to topics in core chemical engineering concepts, while a variety of technical electives introduce students to current practices in the industry such as biotechnology, nanoengineering, and sustainability. It is a two-year program Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemistry
The Masters of Arts in Chemistry is a one-year program that studies the fundamentals of chemistry an ... d methods of research. The coursework includes participating in seminars, carrying out research and rigorous academic courses Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Civil Engineering
The Masters of Science in Civil Engineering is a two year-long program that focuses on providing ins ... truction, training and exposure to students in the fields of construction engineering, engineering mechanics, environmental engineering and structural engineering Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Communication with a Concentration in Graphic Design: Theory, Research, Practice
... Read More
$52,725
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer and Systems Engineering
The Masters in Computer and Systems Engineering is a two-year program that enables graduate students ... to tailor a curriculum best suited to their research interests and aspirations. Students can choose from courses and research in artificial intelligence, human computer interaction, distributed interactive systems, theoretical computer science, and computer graphics and human computer interfaces for spatial applications, visualization, and computer entertainment Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer Science
M.S. in Computer Science is a two year program that offers coursework in areas such as algorithms, a ... rchitecture, artificial intelligence, scientific computing, and systems Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Electrical Engineering
The Electrical engineering program is a two-year program that enables students to focus on research ... areas ranging from device engineering to systems engineering Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Environmental Engineering
... Read More
$52,725
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Environmental Engineering
MS in Environmental Engineering is a two year long program that considers a multidisciplinary approa ... ch in solving environmental problems through intensive research work on fundamental understanding of the basic chemical, physical, and biological processes underlying environmental engineering and science problems Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geology
The Program in Geology focuses on developing monitoring, measuring, and imaging tools to improve th ... e study of the Earth's crust and its system Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Industrial and Management Engineering
The Masters of Science in Industrial and Management Engineering is a program that focuses on instru ... ction and training in the fields of industrial engineering with coursework centered around topics such as operations management, optimization models and stochastic models Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Information Technology
Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program is suited for students who want to improv ... e and broaden their technical skills, while learning the application of business principles. The program provides a unique blend of technology and business courses with interactive coursework taught by experts preparing students to plan, implement, and manage information technology system Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Lighting
This program has coursework and instruction centred around n networked/connected lighting, 3D printi ... ng of lighting components, lighting for circadian health and wellbeing, lighting for plant health, aviation and automotive lighting, and other topics in lighting technology, application and design Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Management Science
The Masters of Management Sciences enables students to gain a foundation in the theories and practic ... es of management through a focus on subjects such as economics, accounting, finance, marketing and organizational behaviour Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Materials Engineering
Materials Engineering is a two year program providing training at an advanced level in solid state f ... undamentals and materials engineering. The course has its roots in metallurgy and is inclusive of all the aspects related to it Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Mathematics
The Masters of Science in Mathematics is a two-year program that trains students in the advanced stu ... dy of equations, algorithms and mathematical modelling. The program provides valuable learning experience and research and project opportunities Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Mechanical Engineering
The Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering is a year-long program that aligns academic course ... s with thematic research in the fields of biomedicine, computational engineering, design, energy and multiscale engineering Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Nuclear Engineering
This program prepares graduates to develop and engineer nuclear energy systems for a wide variety of ... applications ranging from energy generation, security, healthcare and other fields as well as the integration of nuclear systems into society and the natural environment Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Physics
The Masters of Science in Physics program is a two-year program is suited for students who wish to g ... ain a thorough understanding of the various topics of study in the field of physics ranging across classical mechanics, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics and statistical physics and combines theoretical knowledge with analytical skills Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics
The Masters of Science in Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics is a program that aims at providi ... ng instruction in the quantitative tools and methods necessary to pursue a career in finance, including but not limited to risk management, quantitative trading and derivatives modelling Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Science in Technology, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship
Master of Science in Technology, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship Program is a year long degr ... ee that is tailored to build business skills through entrepreneurship skills. The coursework of the program is centered around accounting & finance, business model canvas & design thinking Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Supply Chain Management
Master of Science in Supply Chain Management is a one year program intended for students who wish to ... pursue a career in logistics and supply chain management. It focuses on not only instruction in theoretical concepts but also development of analytical skills and understanding of quantitative techniques Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Systems Engineering and Technology Management
The Masters of Systems Engineering and Technology Management is a two-year program that enables the ... students to pioneer solutions and impact change in today's complex world Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Transportation Engineering
This program studies the social, political, economic, and technological challenges in transportation ... engineering and focuses on building efficient transportation systems Read More
$34,900
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply

Location & Climate

Contacts

Logo

iSchoolConnect is an online platform that allows you to apply to colleges and universities around the world. We support you through every step of the way to enable you to make better decisions while saving time and money.

Subscribe

Subscribe to iSchoolConnect and stay upto date with latest blog articles about higher education.