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A hallmark of a Rensselaer education is the flexibility we offer our students in developing a degree or degrees that work for them. We make dual majors a highly realizable option, with as many as half of all students going in this direction. Typical combinations include physics/math, computer science/computer and systems engineering, and computer science/cognitive science.

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Our faculty includes some of the world’s most highly celebrated and accomplished scientists


Among our ranks are a Nobel laureate, two National Academy members, and fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the American Physics Society, and other professional societies. All have achieved the highest attainable degree within their field.


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