Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Men's D3 Coach: Jim Townsend
Profile
Size
7 / 10
6,265 Undergrads / 7,363 Students
Cost
10 / 10
$37,434 Net Price
Selectivity
9 / 10
44% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Liberty League

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
93%
Overall Graduation Rate
83%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
83%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games for RPI are scheduled for the New York area against teams including Vassar, Clarkson, RIT, and Union. The team has also traveled to Montclair, New Jersey to play Montclair State and Bradenton, Florida at IMG Academy to play Wittenberg University. Other trips have included Keene, New Hampshire, where they played Keene State.

Recruit Commits
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Connor Patterson Farmingdale High School Farmingdale , NY Att, Mid
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Chris Abbate Northport High School Northport , NY Def
Ryan Cole Medina High School Medina, OH Att, Mid
Chris Abbate Northport Northport, NY Def
Ryan Cole Medina High School Medina, OH Att, Mid
Chris Abbate Northport High School Northport , NY Def
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Devin Siracuse Saint Peter's Prep Short Hills, NJ Def
Jack Cusworth Westford Academy Westford, MA Goal
Jameson Kief Xavier Middletown, CT Def
Kevin Frega Cazenovia Central Cazenovia, NY Def
Aidan Denecke Methacton Eagleville, PA Att
Owen Putman Shenendehowa Round Lake, NY Att
Dylan Thomas Whitman Hanson Hanson, MA Mid
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Parker Jean St. John's-Shrewsbury Holliston, MA Att
Jack Shaw Marshfield Marshfield, MA Mid
C.J. Kigar Olentangy Delaware, OH Att
Patrick Morton Cinnaminson Cinnaminson, NJ LSM, Def
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Location
110 8th St, Troy, NY, 12180 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Albany New York Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Greater Denver Area
Where Grads Work
  • IBM
  • General Motors
  • GE
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • GE Power & Water
  • Boeing
  • Cisco
  • Intel Corporation
  • Microsoft
  • Oracle
  • US Navy
  • Google
  • Raytheon
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
What Grads Do
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Research
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Program and Project Management
  • Consulting
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Support
  • Business Development
  • Arts and Design
  • Quality Assurance
  • Product Management
Data from
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
610 - 710
Math
670 - 770
Total
1280 - 1480
ACT
Composite
28 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 18,524 12,771 5,753
% Admitted 44% 43% 48%
% Admits That Enroll 21% 21% 19%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.88
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions Office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Engineering (56%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (12%)
    Business (5%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
    Architecture (4%)
    Engineering Technology (4%)
    Physical Sciences (3%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (3%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (2%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (2%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (1%)
    Health Professions (1%)
    Psychology (1%)
    Communication & Journalism (1%)
    Legal Professions
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Social Sciences
    Athlete Graduation Rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $37,434

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$50,797
    Books & Supplies$1,264
    Cost of Living$14,630
    Personal Expenses$1,553
     
    Sticker Price$68,244

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    89% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship88%$28,738
    Federal Grants17%$6,197
    Pell Grants17%$4,612
    Other Federal12%$2,285
    State & Local Grants14%$2,455
    Institutional Grants88%$27,156
     
    Student Loans60%$10,105
    Federal Loans59%$6,929
    Other Loans11%$18,688

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $632 Million $85,858

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.3%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.5%.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 3 3
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 12 10
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson 1 -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: STEM-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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