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Students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 38 responses
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  • Nerdy
    45%
  • Driven
    21%
  • Motivated
    18%
  • Nerdy trying to be a college bro.
    13%
  • Don't talk much
    3%
Female Undergrads
32%
Male Undergrads
68%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    28%
  • Out-of-State
    56%
  • International
    16%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    2%
  • 18-19
    47%
  • 20-21
    42%
  • 22-24
    8%
  • Over 25
    1%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    13%
  • $30k-$48k
    8%
  • $49k-$75k
    11%
  • $76k-$110k
    14%
  • $110k+
    53%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
51%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.57 responses
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65%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).57 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    4%
  • Asian
    12%
  • Hispanic
    9%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    14%
  • Multiracial
    7%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    1%
  • White
    53%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 28 responses
  • Republican
    14%
  • Democratic
    46%
  • Independent
    11%
  • Other party not mentioned
    4%
  • I don't care about politics
    25%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 56 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    4%
  • Liberal
    20%
  • Moderate
    36%
  • Very conservative
    2%
  • Libertarian
    2%
  • Not sure
    38%
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