With 7,900 students and more than 100,000 living alumni, Rensselaer is addressing the global challenges facing the 21st century—to change lives, to advance society, and to change the world.
Now, more than ever, the world needs Rensselaer.
From renewable energy to cybersecurity, from biotechnology to materials science, from big data to nanotechnology, the world needs problem solvers—exactly the kind of talent Rensselaer produces—to address the urgent issues of today and the emerging issues of tomorrow.
Rensselaer is home to one of the most powerful university-based supercomputers in the world.
among U.S. research universities ranked by U.S. News & World Report
Situated on 275 acres, the Rensselaer Troy campus offers a total of 746 labs, studios, and technology spaces used for research.
on a CNBC list of the U.S. colleges where students go on to earn the most money.
Rensselaer faculty include members of the National Academies, 176 Fellows of professional societies, and 63 NSF CAREER Award recipients.