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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at RPI

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringC-
Business - Management and AdministrationC
Chemical EngineeringC-
Civil EngineeringC
Computer EngineeringC
Computer ScienceC-
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcC-
Electrical EngineeringC-
Engineering DepartmentD+
Industrial Operations EngineeringC-
Mechanical EngineeringC-
Nuclear EngineeringC-
PreMed and MedicalF

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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Surrounding City

... Considering the severe negative of the weather, the city of Troy, the cost, and the lack of social development (i ...Read full comment
... its true that Troy isn't a great city, but downtown albany is only about 15 miles away and there are plenty of cultural things to do, along with...Read full comment
... The social life is sometimes lacking but joining a frat helps and the city of Albany and a few other colleges aren't far away ...Read full comment
... Lastly, the city of Troy has nothing much in particular, however there are other attractions nearby to travel to such as boston/new york, plus i...Read full comment
... The city sucks, and I was very unhappy because it can be hard to make friends and there aren't many social activities ...Read full comment
... The thing is that the apartments in Troy are not cheap but the city is shit and at least one of your friends will be mugged during your 4 years...Read full comment
... The city sucks, but I don't ever go there anyway ...Read full comment
... All in all, I have done much research on the city of Troy's residential building code and each building(and room for that matter) contains 3-7 b...Read full comment
... *The city of Troy is crappy and unsafe *All the students are extremely tall ...Read full comment
Any guy you talk to will complain about the lack of girls here, and I heard it all before coming to school but thought nothing of it and that it would...Read full comment
... However, recently the city has been cleaning up and lots of cool businesses are moving in downtown ...Read full comment
... There is no social life whatsoever and Troy is an unsafe city ...Read full comment
... There is no social life, the surrounding city is very dangerous, and you have to walk at least in a group of 3 or risk getting mugged at gun or ...Read full comment
... One of the worst factors is the city of Troy ...Read full comment
... However, the proximity of the school to the city of Albany means that many excellent restaurants, bars, and concert venues are only a 20 minute d...Read full comment
... There are a few restaurants near by you can eat at that are really good, but that's about as useful as the city gets ...Read full comment
... Oh yes, another complaint is that the surrounding city really is a slummy place ...Read full comment
... I should have paid more attention to the surrounding city ...Read full comment
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