Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate

Rensselaer is recognized as one of the world’s elite technological research universities. The Institute was founded in 1824 to instruct students ‘‘in the application of science to the common purposes of life.’’ From its campuses in Troy, N.Y., and Hartford, Conn., to locations around the globe, the impact of Rensselaer, its students, faculty, and alumni, is felt in the way people live, work, and play.

More than 100 programs and 1,000 courses lead to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees are offered by the schools of Architecture, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Management and Technology, and Science and in the interdisciplinary degree program in information technology (IT). The undergraduate experience features close collaboration with faculty members, experiential learning, undergraduate research, and a rigorous curriculum. Accelerated programs in medicine and law are offered in cooperation with other universities.

Undergraduate Courses

Civil Engineering
Applied Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Electronic Arts
Biomedical Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Computer and Systems Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Aeronautical Engineering
Cognitive Science
Electrical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Industrial and Management Engineering
Electronic Media, Arts, and Communication
Career Development Center
Science, Technology, and Society
Materials Engineering
Environmental Science
Applied Physics
Chemical Engineering
Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems
Electric Power Engineering
Information Technology
Engineering Physics
Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology
The Lally School of Management and Technology
Computer Science
Building Sciences
Interdisciplinary Science
Engineering Science
Biochemistry and Biophysics


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