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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY
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Tuition & Aid
Bang for Your Buck
Ninety-three percent of Rensselaer students receive need-based financial aid, and the school meets an average of 77 percent of need. The school offers numerous merit-based scholarships and grants, most prominently the Rensselaer Leadership Award for academic and personal achievements, and the... More More
Bottom Line
Tuition runs a hefty $46,700, with an additional $13,620 needed for room and board. With fees and supplies added in the average cost of attendance is $64,194, but the vast majority of students receive aid so as not to pay the sticker price. The average freshman need-based scholarship award is... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

110 Eighth Street

Troy, NY 12180-3590

United States

Phone: 518-276-6216

Fax: 518-276-4072


Financial Aid Statistics

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Available Aid
Financial Aid Methodology Used:Federal and Institutional
Scholarships and Grants:Federal Pell
State Scholarships / Grants
Private Scholarships
College / University Scholarships
Other:Gates Millennium Scholarship, ACG, Smart Grants%
Federal Direct Student Loan Programs:Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct PLUS Loans
Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFEL):Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans
Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study):Yes
Highest amount undergraduates earned annually from part-time on-campus work (not including Work Study):$2,000
Direct Lender:Yes

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Financial Aid Application Process

  • Required Forms
    CSS/Financial Aid Profile
Office Phone Number :518-276-6813

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