This spring, 1,676 students will receive degrees, on Saturday, May 25, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the East Campus Athletic Village (ECAV) stadium.
They represent the next generation of leaders, engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, patent holders, game designers, architects, and innovators, in fields ranging from engineering to architecture, fine arts to science, game design to information technology, and business to the military.
During the 207th Commencement ceremony, Rensselaer will award a total of 1,834 degrees. They include: 411 master’s degrees, 163 doctoral degrees, and 1,260 bachelor’s degrees. Some graduates have earned more than one degree.
A Global Community
In 2013, graduating students come from more than 40 states, in addition to New York. The Class of 2013 contains graduates from 19 other nations, including Bangladesh, Canada, China, Colombia, Greece, India, Malaysia, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Taiwan, and Turkey.