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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Computer Science Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 9/9
Student Surveys
(in Computer Science)
Males: 12, Females: 6
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.1

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:4.0 High
Actual difficulty:4.0 High
Students found the coursework to be easier 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 Science:

There are many universities that make students vastly overpay for room and board, but none more so than RPI. Firstly, the food that the dining halls ...
Despite what everyone might say about RPI, I like it... at least as a computer science - bioinformatics major. My primary major is computer science, s...
RPI can be a brutal place, both in terms of atmosphere and academics. That said, taking an active interest in one's career and working hard should and...
RPI was unique in that it had "lovable geeks", students obsessed about learning without playing the cloak'n'dagger routine -- a routine where students...
Overall, it's a good focused education, a lot of big name companies come to RPI looking for interns/employees. If you're looking to be well-rounded, ...
this school has its ups and downs, ive been here for a semester. right now there are about 10-20 girls in the freshman class that would be considered...
I don't think this university is worth the pricey tuition. While it is well respected in the Northeast, many people in other parts of the country had...
I have read a lot of complaints about tech schools from people majoring in business/management, humanities, social sciences, arts, and even sciences a...
Minuses *It's really expensive and probably not worth it unless you can get a big scholarship. It's nearly 50,000 a year and will increase each yea...
Troy is the worst possible college town in America, hence the name Troy-let.
The Bad: The administration does not rarle care about students They want money from almuni but do give anything usefull in return The male feemale ...
Hard to stay focused since it is easy to have fun but you learn a lot if you do the work.
Great value, lots of fun, awesome facilities, cool people, good price, incredible education. A forgotten gem among universities, but I'm glad I chose...
Honestly, I am a freshman and I do not regret going here. I am somewhat biased since I got a very nice scholarships and am doing particularly well so ...
if you're serious about engineering/science this is the school for you otherwise look somewhere else. The education/academics are great, however the s...
I think that People should ask the students about RPI before coming here. Not the faculty and not anyone who is employed by RPI, but the students who ...
DO NOT COME HERE unless you plan to spend all of your time doing work. DO NOT COME HERE if you plan to have a good time at college. There are 3 times ...
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