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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Private7,895 StudentsIn State: $73,816/yrOut of state: $73,816/yr

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers 61% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $21,836. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a private college located in Troy, New York. Its student population is 7,895. It is a four-year, medium, highly residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 43%. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 4 year graduation rate is 61% .


Merit Aid Stats For Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$21,836

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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$6,385

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 43%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.9
  • Avg. ACT 31
  • Avg. SAT 1415
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Upcoming Deadlines For Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


Money You Don’t Need To payMoney Your Family Needs To payFederal Student Loans (Government)Work Study
Expected Family Contribution
State of Residence
Unweighted GPA
Composite SAT
Composite ACT
Admission
Type
College Estimated Cost of Attendance
College Grants & Scholarships (NOT BASED on financial need)
Is this money automatically renewable?
College Grants & Scholarships (BASED on financial need)
Net Cost to your family (before loans & work study)
Subsidized
Unsubsidized
Amount you can earn
$20001 to $25001 NY 4 1470 31 Regular Decision $70000 $38000 Yes $0 $32000 $2500 $3000 $0
$40001 to $45001 WA 4 1480 0 Regular Decision $73861 $29000 $0 $44861 $0 $5500 $0
$40001 to $45001 WA 4 1480 0 Regular Decision $73861 $29000 Don't Know $0 $44861 $0 $5500 $0
$45001 to $50001 GA 3.7 1450 33 Regular Decision $73861 $22000 Don't Know $0 $51861 $3500 $2000 $0
Above $60000 NY 3.9 1430 31 Regular Decision $73861 $18000 Yes $0 $55861 $0 $0 $0
$20001 to $25001 NY 4 1470 31 Regular Decision $73800 $25000 Yes $12000 $36800 $0 $0 $0
$20001 to $25001 NY 4 1470 31 Regular Decision $73800 $25500 Yes $12500 $35800 $2500 $3000 $0
$40001 to $45001 WA 4 1480 0 Regular Decision $73500 $29000 Don't Know $0 $44500 $0 $5500 $0
$40001 to $45001 WA 4 1480 0 Regular Decision $73000 $34000 Yes $0 $39000 $0 $5500 $0
Above $60000 NJ 3.7 1520 0 Regular Decision $73861 $21500 Yes $0 $52361 $5500 $0 $0
$25001 to $30000 MI 4 1420 33 Early Decision 1 $70000 $0 $0 $70000 $0 $0 $0
$40001 to $45001 WA 4 1480 0 Regular Decision $72500 $29000 $0 $43500 $0 $5500 $0
$45001 to $50001 GA 3.7 1450 33 Regular Decision $73861 $22000 Yes $0 $51861 $3500 $2000 $0
Above $60000 NJ 4.2 1490 0 Regular Decision $73861 $18000 Yes $0 $55861 $0 $5500 $0
$45001 to $50001 NJ 4 1530 0 Early Decision 1 $73000 $0 $0 $73000 $0 $0 $0
Above $60000 NY 4 1440 0 Regular Decision $73000 $19000 Yes $0 $54000 $0 $0 $0
$40001 to $45001 WA 4 14 0 Regular Decision $73000 $34000 Yes $0 $39000 $0 $5500 $0
Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute $73,816 61% $21,836 43%
Tulane University Of Louisiana $75,884 62% $23,983 17%
Linfield College Mcminnville Campus $59,452 61% $22,500 81%
Fordham University $76,891 64% $20,744 46%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Mid East Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute $73,816 61% $21,836 43%
Suny College Of Environmental Science And Forestry $35,439 66% $3,716 61%
Eastern University $51,007 57% $12,548 68%
Sarah Lawrence College $75,740 60% $17,758 56%
Salisbury University $36,472 56% $2,783 62%
Yeshiva University $65,325 62% $19,475 60%
Wagner College $66,023 65% $18,095 70%
Fordham University $76,891 64% $20,744 46%
Suny College At Oswego $34,560 64% $2,550 54%
Union College $39,780 63% $14,500 39%
Gettysburg College $71,350 66% $18,024 45%
Adelphi University $60,836 63% $18,983 74%
Clarion University Of Pennsylvania $32,233 57% $2,700 94%
Suny College At Potsdam $34,694 60% $5,253 64%
University Of Pittsburgh Bradford $40,276 59% $7,241 49%
Colleges in Mid East Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 43 $134,100
Stevens Institute Of Technology 41 $139,900
Colorado School Of Mines 49 $139,600
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 42 $135,500
Santa Clara University 50 $134,700
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 43 $73,816
Texas Christian University 41 $68,414
Berklee College Of Music 48 $68,870
Whitman College 50 $69,532
Mount Holyoke College 51 $69,578
Providence College 49 $69,730
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 42 $69,812
Davis & Elkins College 37 $70,627
Loyola Marymount University 47 $71,228
Bentley University 43 $71,320
Gettysburg College 45 $71,350
Macalester College 41 $71,553
Emerson College 36 $71,682
College Of The Holy Cross 38 $71,710
Stevens Institute Of Technology 41 $72,034
St Lawrence University 46 $73,044
Syracuse University 50 $73,069
Bryn Mawr College 34 $73,990
Kenyon College 36 $74,540
Connecticut College 38 $74,590
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 43 61%
University Of Washington Seattle Campus 49 65%
Reed College 35 65%
University Of Dallas 39 65%
University Of Minnesota Twin Cities 52 64%
Virginia Military Institute 51 63%
Florida State University 37 63%
University Of Georgia 49 62%
Suny Oneonta 51 60%
Baylor University 39 60%
University Of Wisconsin Madison 52 60%
The College Of Idaho 49 59%
Ohio State University Main Campus 52 59%
Clemson University 47 59%
University Of California Davis 41 58%
The University Of Texas At Austin 39 58%
Florida Southern College 50 57%
Vanguard University Of Southern California 40 57%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 61% $21,836
George Washington University 55% $22,777
Fordham University 64% $20,744
Pratt Institute Main 67% $19,952
Pepperdine University 62% $19,506
Texas Christian University 56% $19,179
Colleges with similar acceptance rate , merit aid awards levels and amounts

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