The neighborhoods are culturally diverse throughout the city of Troy and students have called many of them home while studying at Rensselaer. Finding an apartment that is just right depends on a number of factors, one of which is determining what neighborhood you'd like to live in. Rensselaer is located on the "Hill" which is comprised of the Beman Park, Hillside, Congress Street and Mt. Ida neighborhoods. Being informed about the neighborhood is one step in the right direction to finding the right fit.