Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Terre Haute, IN

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Terre Haute, IN

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Tuition & Fees

$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
52%
500-599
21%
700-800
52%
600-699
36%
500-599
10%
30-36
57%
24-29
36%
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

2,000

undergraduate students

38

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,038
Established in 1874
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Indianapolis
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Indianapolis International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing

Top Organizations

  • Residence Hall Association
  • Student Activities Board
  • Branam Innovation Center competition teams
  • Drama Club
  • Diversity organizations

Top Events

  • Day of Service
  • Greatest Floor Competition
  • Homecoming

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
60%
Top 1/4
86%
Top 1/2
99%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
25%
600-699
52%
500-599
21%
700-800
52%
600-699
36%
500-599
10%
30-36
57%
24-29
36%
18-23
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline February 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.95

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $48,507
Room & board $15,414
Additional fees $1,020
Books & supplies $1,500
Other fees $1,560
Total $68,001

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Tuition prepayment plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Skiing (downhill)

Club Sports Women

Lacrosse, Skiing (downhill)

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering, Other
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Physics, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

2,038

total students

34.9%

in-state

65.1%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 90%
Student 4 year graduation rate 77%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

13

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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