Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Admissions

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Admissions

Those interested in applying to Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology will need to submit an application, high school transcripts, scores from the SAT or ACT, and letters of recommendation. For complete application instructions and guidelines, be sure to visit the school's website. With an acceptance rate of 61 percent, the majority of applicants are admitted each year, making the school generally accessible.

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Admissions Data (2016)

  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Acceptance Rate: 61 percent
  • GPA, SAT and ACT Graph for Rose-Hulman Admissions
  • Test Scores: 25th / 75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 560 / 670
    • SAT Math: 640 / 760
    • SAT Writing: - / -
    • ACT Composite: 27 / 32
    • ACT English: 28 / 34
    • ACT Math: 26 / 33

Rose-Hulman Description

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is one of the rare engineering colleges in the U.S. that focuses almost entirely on undergraduate education (Harvey Mudd College is another). Top schools like M.I.T. and Stanford place far more emphasis on graduate student research. Rose-Hulman's 295-acre, art-filled campus is located just east of Terre Haute, Indiana. For years U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rose-Hulman #1 among engineering schools whose highest degree is a bachelor's or master's.

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 2,278 (2,202 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 75 percent male / 25 percent female
  • 99 percent full-time

Costs (2016-17)

  • Tuition and Fees: $46,210
  • Books: $1,500 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,293
  • Other Expenses: $1,500
  • Total Cost: $62,503

Rose-Hulman Financial Aid (2015-16)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99 percent
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 98 percent
    • Loans: 52 percent
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $19,110
    • Loans: $11,457

Academic Programs

  • Most Popular Majors: Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
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Graduation and Retention Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 94 percent
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 69 percent
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 82 percent

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

  • Men's Sports: Football, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, Basketball, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Volleyball, Tennis, Softball, Basketball, Golf, Cross Country

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Rose-Hulman Mission Statement

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"To provide students with the world's best undergraduate education in engineering, mathematics and science in an environment of individual attention and support."

Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics