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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$73,813
Tuition and Fees
$55,375
Room and Board
$15,580
Books and Supplies
$2,858
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
admissions@rpi.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On or about March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002803
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,310 (73.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,040 (80.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,040 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
221 (22.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$42,575
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,040 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $38,861
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,031 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,622
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 192 (18.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
452 (22.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,836

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
4,331 (65.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,787 (87.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,787 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
607 (17.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$41,327
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,787 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $37,236
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,684 (97.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,377
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 444 (11.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,751 (26.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,389

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,595
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Academic Competitiveness Grants, National SMART Grants, Gates Millennium Scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,989

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