Make a world-changing difference at the nation’s oldest and one of the world’s most renowned technological research universities, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where students, faculty, and alumni have been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world for nearly 200 years. Join a legacy of changemakers confronting the most pressing problems facing humanity and our planet.
University in the Nation
U.S. News & World Report(2023)
Behind innovations from the Transcontinental Railroad and the Brooklyn Bridge to sunscreen and email.
Most Innovative School
U.S. News & World Report(2022)
Our researchers transcend disciplines and work together to address a range of global challenges, focusing on five key areas of research: