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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Considered
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

110 8th St Troy, NY 12180-3590
Phone: (518) 276-6813
Admissions Phone: (518) 276-6216
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Located in Troy, NY
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 7,442 students enrolled
  • 44% admitted
  • $49,520 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Sebastian - Lockport, NY
  • Mar-16-2018 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Everyone has a great attitude and is passionate about their work. It seems to be a lot of work but the feeling of satisfaction from working hard seems worth it. It may be expensive, but it feels to be a great school for spending both time and money.

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  • Abigail from New York, NY
  • Dec-28-2016 I am a current student here

    Dont think that the first semester will be easy, even if high school was. There is a learning curve on how to study and how much time classes will take.

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  • Peter from Howard Beach, NY
  • Dec-09-2016 I am a current student here

    You need to be motivated. You need to be willing to sacrifice time, sleep, and comfort for school (doesn't mean you won't have fun). To get in, good grades and scores are a must but sometimes you can get in with slightly sub-par scores if other things make up for it. Not applying would be a mistake.

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  • massachusetts
  • Jun-06-2016 I am a current student here

    hall hall, bed pillow top, buy textbooks online, join clubs and sports

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  • ma
  • Jun-06-2016 I am a current student here

    buy the laptop through the school because they will fix it for you for free if you even have a problem with it!

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