Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

School of Science

Computer Science


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 Eighth Street

Troy, NY 12180

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.S.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Current research being conducted in the Computer Science Department includes algorithms, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, computer graphics, computer vision, computational finance, data mining, data science, database systems, distributed computing including grids and clouds, machine and computational learning, network security, networking, pervasive computing, robotics, semantic web, simulation, social networks, software engineering, and tetherless/wireless networking, and theory. Entering students are expected to have a substantial background in computer science and mathematics. Previous research experience is preferred.


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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