Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

School of Engineering

Electrical Engineering


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 Eighth Street

Troy, NY 12180

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Eng and MS, Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Research areas in Electrical Engineering include energy sources and systems (power electronics, energy harvesting, renewable energy sources, transmission and distribution, advanced grids, electromagnetics), solid-state materials and devices, modeling and processing, compound semiconductor devices, microelectronics, photonics, microwave devices, solid state lighting, photovoltaics, nanoelectronics, sensors and actuators, terahertz, signal and image processing, speech processing, control (intelligent, nonlinear, adaptive), robotics and automation.


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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