12 months
58600 USD/year
58600 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Architectural Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers an interdisciplinary curriculum appropriate to applicants from engineering, science, humanities, architecture, and the arts.


Architectural Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers graduate study in three distinct concentrations.


  • Architectural Acoustics
  • Built Ecologies
At the Master’s level, each concentration offers a distinct curriculum intended to prepare graduates to enter specialized design practice, consultancy, or to attain the minimum credential for teaching in higher education. Typically, the knowledge gained in the master’s degree is foundational to the pursuit of the PhD, and the degree is considered preparatory to advanced research-based work. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Architecture
  • Architectural Acoustics
  • Built Ecologies
  • Internship
  • Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students are encouraged to complete their applications as soon as possible


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Nonrefundable application processing fee of $75
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Portfolio, if required by department
  • IT Background Evaluation form 
  • Transcripts and Degrees 
  • GRE/GMAT Scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    58600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 58600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    58600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 58600 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Troy

958 - 2088 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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