Tuition & Fees

$47,571

$47,571

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
26%
600-699
52%
500-599
22%
700-800
60%
600-699
33%
500-599
7%
700-800
11%
600-699
46%
500-599
36%
400-499
7%
30-36
57%
24-29
34%
18-23
8%
12-17
1%
30-36
68%
24-29
31%
18-23
1%
30-36
61%
24-29
36%
18-23
3%
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undergraduateRatios

75%

male

25%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,049
Declined + 1,422
Total Received 4,471
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Private (nonprofit)

2,085

undergraduate students

57

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 1668
ACT 1232

Social Networks

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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Location

School Facts

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, founded in 1874, is a private, technological institution. Its 400-acre campus is located in a residential section of Terre Haute.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,142
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

400-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
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
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 37% of male students
 
3 sororities 26% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
64%
Top 1/4
93%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
26%
600-699
52%
500-599
22%
700-800
60%
600-699
33%
500-599
7%
700-800
11%
600-699
46%
500-599
36%
400-499
7%
30-36
57%
24-29
34%
18-23
8%
12-17
1%
30-36
68%
24-29
31%
18-23
1%
30-36
61%
24-29
36%
18-23
3%

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

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,049
Declined + 1,422
Total Received 4,471

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

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,803

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $46,641
Room $8,988
Board $5,778
Additional fees $930
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $63,837
Average Financial Aid - $30,803
Total with Avg. Aid $33,034

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,212,010
State $1,000,585
Institutional $29,021,464
Other external
Total $31,234,059

Non-need-based

Federal
State $16,790
Institutional
Other external $1,908,265
Total $1,925,055

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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, Bowling, Climbing, Cycling, Floor Hockey, Frisbee, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Paintball, Racquetball, Scuba Diving, Skiing, Snowboarding, Volleyball, Yoga

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Bowling, Climbing, Cycling, Floor Hockey, Frisbee, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Paintball, Racquetball, Scuba Diving, Skiing, Snowboarding, Volleyball, Yoga

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Chess, Cross-Country, Dance, Disc Golf, Dodgeball, Fishing, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Golf, Juggling, Kickball, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Swing Dance, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track And Field (outdoor), Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Walleyball, Water Polo

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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.
Applied Biology
Biochemistry
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
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Optical Engineering
Physics
Software Engineering
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Most Popular Majors

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

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

2,142

total students

35%

in-state

65%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

2,085
students

Female
25%
514

Male
75%
1,571

3%

57
students

Female
19%
11

Male
81%
46

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

2,063
students

Female
25%
510

Male
75%
1,553

2%

22
students

Female
19%
4

Male
81%
18

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Student Break-down

15%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
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

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

27%

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 16
Countries most often represented China
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jared Goulding
Associate Director of Graduate and International Admissions
812 877-8589
jared.goulding@rose-hulman.edu

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