Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Terre Haute, IN

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, founded in 1874, is a private, technological institution. Its 1,300-acre campus is located in a residential section of Terre Haute.

Tuition & Fees

$49,527

$49,527

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
25%
600-699
53%
500-599
22%
700-800
52%
600-699
37%
500-599
11%
700-800
11%
600-699
46%
500-599
36%
400-499
7%
30-36
55%
24-29
25%
18-23
19%
12-17
1%
30-36
60%
24-29
38%
18-23
2%
30-36
58%
24-29
37%
18-23
5%
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undergraduateRatios

76%

male

24%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,228
Declined + 1,122
Total Received 4,350
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Private (nonprofit)

2,000

undergraduate students

38

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Computer Science
  3. Chemical Engineering
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Codes

SAT 1668
ACT 1232

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Fun Facts

  • At the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, freshmen are responsible for creating the homecoming bonfire...using an old wooden outhouse. If the outhouse collapses, tradition says their team will win the homecoming game!

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School Facts

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, founded in 1874, is a private, technological institution. Its 1,300-acre campus is located in a residential section of Terre Haute.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,038
Established in 1874
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Terre Haute, IN

1300-acre campus in Terre Haute (population: 60,774), 75 miles from Indianapolis. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Indianapolis. Public transportation serves campus.

Rose–Hulman Institute of Technology
5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute, IN 47803

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 31% of male students
 
3 sororities 37% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
61%
Top 1/4
86%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
25%
600-699
53%
500-599
22%
700-800
52%
600-699
37%
500-599
11%
700-800
11%
600-699
46%
500-599
36%
400-499
7%
30-36
55%
24-29
25%
18-23
19%
12-17
1%
30-36
60%
24-29
38%
18-23
2%
30-36
58%
24-29
37%
18-23
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,228
Declined + 1,122
Total Received 4,350

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Lisa Norton
Dean of Admissions
P: 800 248-7448
F: 812 877-8941
admissions@rose-hulman.edu

Financial Aid

64%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$32,356

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $48,507
Room $9,348
Board $6,066
Additional fees $1,020
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $66,441
Average Financial Aid - $32,356
Total with Avg. Aid $34,085

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,284,312
State $878,544
Institutional $30,007,814
Other external $2,449,224
Total $34,619,894

Non-need-based

Federal
State $8,567
Institutional $11,561,177
Other external $1,931,612
Total $13,501,356

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 812 877-8259
F: 812 877-8838
finaid_dept@rose-hulman.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Melinda L. Middleton
Director of Financial Aid
melinda.middleton@rose-hulman.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, barbell, bowling, climbing, floor hockey, Frisbee, martial arts, paintball, scuba diving, skiing, snowboarding, volleyball, yoga

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, barbell, bowling, climbing, floor hockey, Frisbee, lacrosse, martial arts, paintball, scuba diving, skiing, snowboarding, volleyball, yoga

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, cross-country, dance, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, golf, juggling, kickball, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming, swing dance, table tennis, tennis, track and field (outdoor), ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, walleyball

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Athletic Directors

Jeff Jenkins (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Amy Helliwell (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Fightin' Engineers
School colors
red and black

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomathematics
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Engineering Design
Engineering Physics
Engineering/Management
Environmental Engineering
International Computer Science
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Optical Engineering
Physics
Software Engineering
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Computer Science
  3. Chemical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Independent study

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

2,038

total students

35%

in-state

65%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

2,000
students

Female
24%
485

Male
76%
1,515

2%

38
students

Female
24%
9

Male
76%
29

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,980
students

Female
25%
481

Male
75%
1,499

1%

20
students

Female
20%
4

Male
80%
16

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Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Lisa Norton
Dean of Admissions
812 877-8892
olson@rose-hulman.edu

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