RPI Has a Disability Services Site
For more information on policies and accommodations that the school provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit RPI Disability Services.
RPI for the Military
While not a "service academy", RPI does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit RPI Veteran Services . For more information, check out our RPI for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
RPI not only offers on-campus housing, they require freshmen to live on campus. If you are a returning adult or veteran, you can inquire about being exempted from such a requirement.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
There were 6,628 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 6,607 (99.7%). Part-time attendance was 21 (0.3%).
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is Ranked #324 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, RPI receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank RPI #324 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Competes in the NCAA
RPI has a total of 630 student athletes, 422 men and 208 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$9,185,076|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$9,151,281|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Athletics