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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$37,434/ year
National
$15,523
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $21,531/ year
  • $30-48k
    $21,787/ year
  • $49-75k
    $28,882/ year
  • $76-110k
    $32,740/ year
  • $110k+
    $40,214/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$51,000/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$51,000/ year
Average Housing Costs
$14,630/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$6,320/ year
Books & Supplies
$1,264/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
60%
Average Loan Amount
$10,105/ year
National
$6,768

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
89%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$26,378/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    17%
  • State Grant Aid
    14%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    88%
  • Pell Grant
    17%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $6,197
  • State Grant Aid
    $2,455
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $27,156
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,612
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 96 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    43%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    28%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    5%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    15%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    9%

Overall Value

Value
A+
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
81%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.32 responses
Graduation Rate
80%
National
49%
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