Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, New York, + Centers in New York City and Online Options
Student Size
5,800+ Undergraduate, ~1,100 Graduate
College Type
Four-Year Private Research University + Online Options

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Founded in 1824 for the application of science to the common purposes of life, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is the first technological research university in the United States and a place for those who want to invent for the future and solve the world’s toughest problems. Located in historic Troy, New York, and nestled between New York City and the Adirondack Mountains, RPI is home to 32+ research centers, 145+ academic programs, 200+ student-led clubs and organizations, and is the first university in the world to have an IBM Quantum System One on its campus.

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