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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Computer Engineering Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 14/2
Student Surveys
(in Computer Engineering)
Males: 14, Females: 2
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.9

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:4.2 High
Actual difficulty:4.5 High
Students found the coursework to be harder than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English20-30%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities

Computer Engineering:

I have been at RPI for 3 years now studying Computer Engineering and Computer Science. How I ended up at RPI is still a bit of a mystery, but despite ...
Why didn't anybody tell me? That's what I've been asking myself for the last year and a half since I graduated. I knew going in that RPI was a second-...
Make sure you are either hard working and focused already on school work, or you are mature enough to handle school and personal activities outside of...
People are very busy here persuing their careers. Social life and people come second; thus the fraternity system. There is plenty of opportunity and r...
Its been 3 -- interesting years. Professors suck and the school's rep is totally blown out of proportion. The work is made to be much harder than ne...
Make friends quickly, or else it will be a LONG 4 years.
Troy is cold, the curriculum is hard and without friends it can be miserable. If you get out of your room and find a social life it can be enjoyable. ...
Such a fun place to go to college. The city sucks, but I don't ever go there anyway. There's so much to do on campus, and most of the people who com...
Think MIT. If you want a real education; an education where you WILL learn your subject, then yes come to RPI. This is not a school for slackers, it i...
RPI has a great reputation in industry, and its earned. sure, you have to work hard here to graduate, but its worth it; after graduation you'll be wo...
Best four years of my life. A place where achievement and academics is number one; people go here cuz they wanna make something out of themselves, an...
In computer and systems engineering. tough program. It is the challenge that we all are looking for. It will only make you stronger in the end. The sc...
It's truly a phenomenal school that provides a great education if you can afford it. Many research opportunities are presented. I personally have no c...
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