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
23%
600-699
55%
500-599
21%
400-499
1%
700-800
53%
600-699
41%
500-599
6%
700-800
11%
600-699
46%
500-599
36%
400-499
7%
30-36
46%
24-29
42%
18-23
12%
30-36
62%
24-29
36%
18-23
2%
30-36
53%
24-29
44%
18-23
3%
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undergraduateRatios

75%

male

25%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,726
Declined + 1,747
Total Received 4,473
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Private (nonprofit)

2,168

undergraduate students

77

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

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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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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 2,245
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: 60,852), 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
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
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 36% of male students
 
3 sororities 34% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
64%
Top 1/4
91%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
23%
600-699
55%
500-599
21%
400-499
1%
700-800
53%
600-699
41%
500-599
6%
700-800
11%
600-699
46%
500-599
36%
400-499
7%
30-36
46%
24-29
42%
18-23
12%
30-36
62%
24-29
36%
18-23
2%
30-36
53%
24-29
44%
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

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,726
Declined + 1,747
Total Received 4,473

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Interview
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

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,070

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 - $30,070
Total with Avg. Aid $33,767

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,376,241
State $1,144,122
Institutional $28,893,016
Other external
Total $31,413,379

Non-need-based

Federal
State $16,360
Institutional $10,579,919
Other external $2,131,234
Total $12,727,513

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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, Disc Golf, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Golf, Kickball, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, 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
Southern 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 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
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

2,245

total students

36%

in-state

64%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

2,168
students

Female
25%
538

Male
75%
1,630

3%

77
students

Female
26%
20

Male
74%
57

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

2,147
students

Female
25%
535

Male
75%
1,612

1%

21
students

Female
15%
3

Male
85%
18

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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
5%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
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

40%

Transfer applicants accepted

41%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
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
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
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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