Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

School of Science



Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 Eighth Street

Troy, NY 12180

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.S.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate program in biology includes research areas in cell, molecular, and developmental biology, genetics, neurobiology, cancer biology, stem cell biology, structural biology, bioinformatics, molecular and cellular biophysics, computational biology, bioenergetics, biochemistry, tissue engineering, microbiology, freshwater ecology, and environmental sciences. The program emphasizes interdisciplinary training, use of cutting-edge technologies, and close interactions between students and faculty.


Rensselaer is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and by a number of professional and academic societies.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1945 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 46700 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 46700 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

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