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Troy Colleges and Schools

The lesser-known Troy, New York has a lot to offer students. Think Chowder Fests, Fitness in the Park, the Troy Pig Out (a barbecue competition), unique retail shops, summer concert series and more. This is all emblematic of Troy, and the activities and excitement that students enrolled in Troy colleges and schools can find. Of course, what happens in Troy, New York only happens in Troy, New York, so expect to discover many other unique events in this Eastern New York city, including Troy Night Out, the Troy Makers Market, and Rockin' on the River.

Colleges in Troy, New York

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: "Why not change the world?" is the question that commonly pops up at this technological research university, the oldest in the country. Its five schools -- architecture; engineering; humanities, arts and social sciences; management; and science -- offer degrees to undergraduate and graduate students, who also can pursue an interdisciplinary degree in information technology and web science if they wish.
  • Hudson Valley Community College: Find certificate and degree programs in areas like business, engineering, the liberal arts, the health sciences, and more, as well as opportunities for online learning. Also, at the school you can find athletics, a campus ministry, a Center for Counseling, a Student Activities Office and student government. There are more than 50 clubs and organizations, too, including the Animal Outreach Club, the Garden and Horticulture Club, the Solar Society Club and many others.

Fun Facts about Troy Colleges

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1824.
  • Among the services provided at Hudson Valley Community College is an 'attorney on campus.'

Sources:

  1. Events, Downtown Troy, http://www.downtowntroy.org/events/
  2. Student Activities: Clubs and Organizations, Hudson Valley Community College, http://www.hvcc.edu/studentactivities/clubact.html
  3. Welcome Hudson Valley Community College, Hudson Valley Community College, http://www.hvcc.edu/studentlife.html
  4. Welcome to Downtown Troy, Downtown Troy Business Improvement District, http://www.downtowntroy.org/#welcome
  5. Welcome to Rensselaer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, http://www.rpi.edu/about/

Education Institutes in Troy
Total Number of Educational Institutes
4
Total Enrollment in all institutes
21,805
Number of Public Educational Institutes
1
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
N/A
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
3
Graduation Rate
35.33%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
1,103
On Campus and Online Programs in Troy
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering both
4
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Troy
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg In-State TuitionPrograms Offered
Hudson Valley Community College11,587At least 2 but less than 4 years4,30095
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute7,363Four or more years49,520144
The Sage Colleges2,713Four or more years27,40579
Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing142At least 2 but less than 4 years10,7922
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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