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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$64,119
Tuition and Fees
$47,908
Room and Board
$13,620
Books and Supplies
$2,591
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailadmissions@rpi.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlineFebruary 1
Award NotificationOn or about March 12
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002803
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,143 (81.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need984 (86.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid984 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met261 (26.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met85%
Average Award$35,747
Need-Based Gift
Received by 984 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,108
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 977 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,656
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 211 (21.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift295 (20.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,902
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants3,846 (71.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need3,489 (64.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid3,489 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met679 (19.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met77%
Average Award$32,603
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,489 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,633
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,380 (96.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,177
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 451 (12.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift1,422 (26.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,794
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$32,000
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Academic Competitiveness Grants, National SMART Grants, Gates Millennium Scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Humanities, Military Science, Mathematics
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
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)
Children of Faculty/Staff, Members of Minorities, Ethnic Background, Children and Siblings of Alumni
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,858
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.66 4.04 681 644 633 30
Low 2.40 2.70 450 430 430 21
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 35
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2014, copyright © 2014 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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