The Rensselaer campus provides a host of invaluable services
and other resources that can be of help to you during your time
here as a student. We've assembled a list of some of them here
for your convenience.
Although the graduate curriculum is challenging, students
still have time for other activities.
The area is an ideal mix of urban and rural environments.
There are nearly a million people living in the Capital
District (Troy, Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga, and their
suburbs), but Troy is within a few minutes of rural countryside
and only a three hour drive within three major metropolitan
areas, New York City, Montreal, and Boston.
Troy, Albany, and Schenectady offer numerous concerts,
plays, museums, sports events, nightclubs, and restaurants
serving food from many different cultures and countries,
including India, China, Vietnam, Turkey, Italy, Indonesia,
Ireland, and Japan.
There are numerous other colleges and universities in the
area. Russell Sage College is also in Troy, and the State
University of New York at Albany is across the river in Albany.
Other colleges in the region include Skidmore, Union, Williams,
Siena, St. Rose, Bennington, Albany Medical College, and Albany