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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at RPI

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By Gender
MalesA-
FemalesB+
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringB
ArchitectureB
BiologyB+
Business - Management and AdministrationA
Chemical EngineeringA
ChemistryA-
Civil EngineeringA
Computer EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceA-
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcB
EconomicsB+
Electrical EngineeringA
Engineering DepartmentB+
Industrial Operations EngineeringA-
MathA-
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Nuclear EngineeringA
OtherA-
PhysicsA-
PreMed and MedicalD
PsychologyA+
UndecidedB

Against similar schools

Education Quality compared with similar schools in class.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 B+
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B+

Cornell University
 A-
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
 A-
Rochester Institute of Technology
 B
Harvard University
 B+
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 A-
Princeton University
 B+
New York University
 B+
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A+

Education Quality

... My degree has opened many doors and I always remind folks "NEVER underestimate the value of an engineering education" Knowledge and thoroughness ...Read full comment
... Expect a Rensselaer education to provide the foundation for exploring the mysteries of life with rigor and with satisfaction ...Read full comment
... Those who know they want a technical education, and can rould out the other parts of an education on their own ...Read full comment
... We're more about getting a great education, and the kids who're motivated at RPI get the best kind of education they're looking for ...Read full comment
... The education is top notch and I always hear about companies competing for RPI graduates ...Read full comment
... Received a great education that landed me a good job ...Read full comment
... The professors have been really amazing too, great quality of education comparable to an Ivy League school ...Read full comment
... Thats a QUARTER OF A MILLION DOLLARS, For a reasonable education that could be had at most other undergraduate engineering schools ...Read full comment
... Overall, I would say that college here is worth it; despite the negatives and cynicism that others get (and I sometimes feel too), I feel that I...Read full comment
... I have been out for 5 years (class of 2003) with a Electrical Engineering degree and have to say that there are positives and negatives to an RPI ...Read full comment
... But I dont hate the place though, it did open many doors for me due to its strong brand name and good education ...Read full comment
... RPI is a pool of vast educational resources, but you will fight tooth & nail to get them ...Read full comment
... If it's to get a strong education, then this is the place ...Read full comment
... The education/academics are great, however the social life sucks unless you go greek ...Read full comment
... They are here for a quality education ...Read full comment
... an amazing education respected throughout the world and a great social scene to live and laugh while you spend your time here ...Read full comment
... RPI provides a great education and plenty of challenges to prepare you for the future ...Read full comment
... Technical Knowlege By far, I find the technical grounding that RPI has given me to be invaluable in my work experiences, and to supercede the tr...Read full comment
... RPI helped give me an outstanding academic education in addition to a lot of practical hands-on engineering skill ...Read full comment
... I am glad of the education I got ...Read full comment
... The co-operative education program is an excellent opportunity for focusing your career objectives ...Read full comment
... In regards to the education, there is no question I got a top-notch education ...Read full comment
... The key is to focus on what really matters -- the education ...Read full comment
... Great education, but its expensive and the social life is awful ...Read full comment
... I believe that I'm getting an extremely high quality education but I am dissatisfied with RPI as a whole ...Read full comment
... When reading the review, try and find out if they are talking about the education or it's environment ...Read full comment
... You *will* get a good education here no matter what ...Read full comment
... The workload can be very stressful, however I did get a great education ...Read full comment
... It's SUCH a great education, and not as expensive as you'd think; a lotta people get scholarships or good financial aid ...Read full comment
... Along with these two major problems are a slew of many other day-to-day problems which are far too numerous to count but generally stem from the ...Read full comment
... The education is also obviously very good, and the career fair is very helpful for all students to find internships/job opportunities ...Read full comment
... I think RPI has a great reputation and a great network of alumni who are proud of their education ...Read full comment
... RPI will give you a solid education in many technical fields, and has great job placement ...Read full comment
... In Environmental Engineering program, I know I'm getting the best undergraduate education in the country ...Read full comment
... The education here does not seem to be nearly as great as everyone thinks it is so it is not worth the atmosphere ...Read full comment
... It's truly a phenomenal school that provides a great education if you can afford it ...Read full comment
... The educational side of RPI is great ...Read full comment
... Overall, it's a good focused education, a lot of big name companies come to RPI looking for interns/employees ...Read full comment
... Take your first year classes seriously, don't let the general education drivel get to you ...Read full comment
... The educational side of RPI is great ...Read full comment
... Great value, lots of fun, awesome facilities, cool people, good price, incredible education ...Read full comment
... You'll be much better off at a smaller liberal arts school, and you'll get the same quality of engineering education ...Read full comment
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