Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, or RPI, is a private research university located in Troy, New York, United States. It was founded in 1824 by Stephen Van Rensselaer. RPI is known for its success in the transfer of technology from the laboratory to the marketplace. RPI consistently ranks among the top 50 national universities in the nation according to US News & World Report. The institute offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. RPI is organized into the following academic schools:

  • Lally School of Management & Technology
  • School of Architecture
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Humanities and Social Science
  • School of Science

RPI offers more than 20 varsity teams. It features a competitive Division I ice hockey team, which won NCAA national titles in 1954 and 1985. Their official mascot is the Pukeman.

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Environmental Science
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Computer Science
Engineering, General
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/Space Engineering
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Transportation And Highway Engineering
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Systems Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Operations Research
Engineering, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology
Biochemistry, Biophysics And Molecular Biology, Other
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Financial Mathematics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Science, Technology And Society
Natural Sciences
Cognitive Science
Human Computer Interaction
Sustainability Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Hydrology And Water Resources Science
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Physical Sciences, Other
Psychology, General
Visual And Performing Arts, General
Game And Interactive Media Design
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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