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Rensselaer has renewed the test-optional admissions policy for another year. Any student who applies to attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as an undergraduate in the fall of 2022 or the spring of 2023 will be able to choose whether or not to submit SAT or ACT scores. Test Optional FAQ
The Admissions Building at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is named in honor of Dr. Nancy Deloye Fitzroy ’49 — the first woman to graduate from the Institute with a degree in chemical engineering — and her husband and fellow engineer, the late Roland V. Fitzroy Jr.
The Arch is a unique approach for student development and growth that prepares students to meet the multifaceted challenges of the 21st century. The Arch augments academic and experiential programs, and provides an even more robust and transformative educational experience for undergraduate students.
To ensure the continued health and safety of our faculty, staff, and students, the campus is currently closed to most visitors.
In-person campus tours are limited to accepted students and their guests only. All visitors will be required to follow the COVID-19 Visit Policy found on the tour registration page.
We plan to extend these in-person tours to all prospective students beginning in late May. When available, the schedule and details about our COVID-19 visit policy will be available here on this website.