Understanding Tuition & Fees
See how fees and tuition at RPI match up to the average and find out how to effectively prepare for potential college tuition growth.
RPI Tuition & Fees Versus Other Schools
The following table shows how RPI compares to other colleges nationally, regionally and by state.
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How Much Does RPI Charge for Tuition?
Full-time undergraduates at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute paid $52,305 in tuition and fees in the 2017 - 2018 school year, prior to adjustments for financial aid. $51,000 was the cost of tuition. $1,305 was the charge for fees. Find out more about the net price.
Unfortunately, this college doesn't offer any tuition discounts to students who live in state.
The tuition and fee costs cited on this page don't include room and board, which can increase your expenses. Keep in mind many students obtain financial aid and scholarships that lower the cost of college
Look at the following table to find 2017 - 2018 academic year costs.
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Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection
There continues to be a growth of 3.0% in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute tuition and fees for out-of-state students in the past five years. Tuition expanded by 3.0% and fees expanded by 2.9%. This school year, students can anticipate paying $53,869 if the growth keeps up.
Due to price growth, the total expense of a four-year RPI degree would be $225,334, and the total expense of a two-year degree would be $109,349, not including extra costs for books, transportation, and room and board.
The following chart shows projected future tuition and fees for undergraduates at RPI.
Pay attention to just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At a lot of colleges students will wind up paying a greater price for their last year of school than they did for their first.
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