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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

#T-159, overall score 30.83/100

Fun Fact:

Genericon, which has been held on R.P.I.’s campus since 1985, is the oldest college-based fan convention in the country.

ACADEMICS Score: 10/30

  • Score: 10/30
  • Acceptance rate: 44%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 15:1
  • Jewish Studies major: No
  • Israel Studies major: No

FINANCES

  • Tuition: $50,797
  • Room & board costs: $14,630
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $27,544

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Troy, N.Y.
  • Region: Mid-Atlantic
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 5,864
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 300
  • Jewish population share: 5%
  • Student origin: 34% in-state / 66% out-of-state
  • NCAA Division: III
  • NCAA team: Engineers
  • Ultimate Frisbee teams: Trudge, Strut

ISRAEL Score: 10.33/20

  • Score: 10.33/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 13
  • Israel-related clubs: 0
  • BDS resolution: Never introduced

JEWISH LIFE Score: 10.5/40

  • Score: 10.5/40
  • Hillel: R.P.I.-Sage Hillel
  • Chabad: Chabad of R.P.I.
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Meor: No
  • Jewish fraternities: AEPi, TEP
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2016: 0
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 3 (1 Orthodox, 1 Conservative, 1 Reform)
  • Eruv: No
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