New: Rensselaer Renews Test-Optional Admissions Policy For Another Year
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 2024 will be able to choose whether or not to submit SAT or ACT scores. Test Optional FAQ
FAQs for Prospective Students
To help provide information during this uncertain time, we have provided the answers to frequently asked questions for prospective students.
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Applying for Aid
Check out our "video toolkit" to learn more about applying for financial aid at Rensselaer.
Admissions Building Named in Honor of Pioneering Alumna
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.
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Whether you meet us at a campus visit or an off-campus event, or you give us a call or send us an email - we are here to help throughout the application process.
There are a number of ways for you to connect with us virtually! Check out our Virtual Tour of campus, or join our admissions team and student ambassadors for a virtual Information Session for a chance to have your questions answered. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to stay connected with the Office of Admission.
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