SAT Range 1,280 - 1,490
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a Private not-for-profit school located in Troy, NY. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has a total enrollment of 6,982 with a graduation rate of 81% and a student/faculty ratio of 15:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPrivate not-for-profit
Avg. price for students receiving grants$37,820
Avg. price for students living on campus$68,244
Avg. price for students living off campusn/a


Total applicants17,752
Total admissions7,432
Admission rate42%
Application fee$70
Average staff salary$111,654

25th percentile score

SAT math670
SAT reading610
SAT writing
ACT composite28

75th percentile score

SAT math770
SAT reading720
SAT writing
ACT composite32

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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