Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1285
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $45,100
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    307
  • University Selectivity
    41%
  • University Yield
    21%
  • Average Salary
    $57,643
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1963
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
110 Eighth St.
Troy, New York 12180-3590, United States
Website
405x225

Lally School of Management & Technology

The Lally School of Management is the business school at the world-class university, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Our programs teach the fundamentals of business and management in order to develop aspiring business leaders. Our Bachelor of Science in Business and Management program offers concentrations in Accounting, Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management. The Lally School of Management is currently celebrating 50 years of business education and leadership.

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A couple things make our business program unique. One, is the small classroom size. It's more comfortable and much easier to get attention from your professor regarding grading, questions, etc.. Two, is the huge encouragement of mathematics in business. Three, is the wonderful staff in the building. Who are always willing to go the extra mile for you, make things fun and interesting, and knowledgeable.

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About Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
41% Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Secondary school record
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Class rank
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
16150% 16,150
41% 41
21% 21
41% School Selectivity
21% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT
  • ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

application fee, application, essays, recommendations, secondary and mid-year school reports, SAT or ACT test scores, TOEFL if international

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
546% 546
40% 40
26% 26
40% Program Selectivity
26% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Declare business major
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements College GPA requirement is at the advisor's discretion. 4 credit completion of management coursework.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 85
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 22%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 17%
  • Other 8%
  • Real Estate 4%
Deloitte 3
Top Employer
  • Target 2
  • Oracle 2
  • Treo Solutions 2
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
67% 67
59% 59.252482758620694
67% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
24% 24
17% 16.796475409836066
24% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
9% 9
9% 9.484761904761905
9% Accept Offers
84% Graduates seeking full-time employment
16% Graduates not seeking employment
67% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
7% 7
$60,000.00
56K 64K
Finance/Accounting
17% 17
$66,600.00
55K 73K
General Management
26% 26
$55,929.00
37K 73K
Human Resources
7% 7
$47,000.00
38K 55K
Management Information Systems
13% 13
$60,750.00
45K 70K
Marketing/Sales
13% 13
$54,800.00
40K 80K
Operations/Production
7% 7
$58,000.00
51K 65K
Other
10% 10
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consumer Products/Retail
22% 22
$53,000.00
38K 80K
Consulting
17% 17
$61,917.00
45K 73K
Financial Services
22% 22
$63,313.00
55K 73K
Government/Education
4% 4
$36,720.00 Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health
7% 7
$64,000.00
60K 68K
Manufacturing
2% 2
$40,000.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
4% 4
$61,250.00
55K 68K
Sports/Leisure
7% 7
Data not provided
Technology/Science
7% 7
$56,000.00
50K 62K
Other
8% 8
$52,000.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
65% 65
$57,209.00
37K 73K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
11% 11
$60,333.00
56K 65K
U.S. South
4% 4
$59,000.00
48K 70K
U.S. Southwest
9% 9
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
4% 4
$48,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. West
7% 7
$62,500.00
45K 80K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 38
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 147
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Interviewing Skills Workshop, Resume critiques, Job Search workshops, Career Counseling, Interest Inventory assessment

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$61,820
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $45,100
  • Fees $1,169
  • Expenses $15,551
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$61,820
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $45,100
  • Fees $1,169
  • Expenses $15,551
84% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 7% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://admissions.rpi.edu/aid/index.html
Scholarships
$4,691,001
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$5,022,609
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Lally School of Management & Technology
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
27% 25
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
14% 8
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
Lally School of Management & Technology 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Business Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Other
More Information
Business Program Classes
53% Less than 20 Students 0% More than 50 Students
47% 21 to 50 students
8 Average number of students in non-business required electives
33 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Sports Management
  • International Business
  • Networks, Innovation and Value Creation
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2013
Degrees Offered
  • BS Business and Management
  • BS Business and Management/Double Degree - 2 baccalaurate degrees, 1 in management
  • BS Business and Management/Dual Major - 2 specialty concentrations, 1 in management
  • BS Business and Management/Law - BS Business and Management plus JD
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
41% 41
56% 56
Prominent Faculty
  • Dr. Thomas M. Begley

    organizational change, cross cultural management, global issues in HR Management

  • Dr. Bill B. Francis

    Corporate Finance, International Finance, Quantitative Methods in Finance

  • Dr. Gina C. O'Connor

    Management Processes for Breakthrough Innovation, New Market Creation, Opportunity Identification for Novel Technologies

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Work-Study is available through the Rensselaer Financial Aid Office. Co-op opportunities are available through the Center for Career and Professional Development.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    The International Management Exchange Program develops both the ability to conduct business in another country and a student's international relations and business skills. These skills make Lally students more effective in their jobs after graduation.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Opportunities are available through the Dean of Students Office and the Rensselaer Student Union, including Habitat for Humanity, OXFAM, Clothe-a-Child, YWCA, Ark Charter School, and more.

Students

46% Students in Top 10% of High School Class
1378 75th Percentile Score on SAT 28 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
84% 84
Asian American
4% 4
Hispanic
4% 4
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
2%
9%
68%
4%
9%
6%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
84% 84
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
14% 14
Canada
2% 2
18 Average age of full-time students
93% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
68% 68
78% 78

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 3,858
Alumni Donations
$679 Average Gift $46,100 Largest Gift

Harry W. Ruda, CEO & President Wing Power Energy

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Tahweed Kader

    Founder & CEO Tout App

  • Dr. Frank James

    Founder and Chairman, James Investment Research

  • Harry William Ruda

    CEO & President, Wing Power Energy